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12 Days of Holiday Dental Tips

December 11, 2019

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holiday treats

The holidays are here, which means plenty of quality family time, seeing old friends, and indulging in sugary treats. One of those things, however, is seriously detrimental to your oral health. If you want to learn how to avoid getting cavities or gum disease this holiday season, read this post where we’ve outlined twelve days of holiday dental tips.  

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5 Reasons Why You Might Be More Prone to Cavities

December 5, 2019

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decayed tooth with first aid kit

You use fluoride toothpaste to brush your teeth twice a day. You floss daily to make sure no food particles remain between your teeth. To top it all off, you even rinse with mouthwash every morning. But somehow, you still get more cavities than your friend who barely even flosses. Why is that? A dentist is here to explain five reasons why you might be more likely to get cavities.

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Stay Healthy This Year With 5 Flu Season Health Tips From a Dentist

November 11, 2019

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A couple who has the flu

Getting a flu shot each year is almost always a good idea, but it’s not a guarantee that you won’t get sick. And while your oral health is probably the last thing on your mind when you have the flu, you might be surprised at how poor oral health or hygiene can affect how you feel. Not to mentiont that bacteria and the flu virus can actually spread to your teeth and gums. And even though cold and flu remedies can relieve your symptoms, they often have unanticipated consequences for your dental health. Below, you’ll find 5 flu season health tips you can use to feel better fast and maintain a healthy smile at the same time. 

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Want To Reduce the Cost of Dentistry? Start With Regular Checkups!

November 10, 2019

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Up-close smile and dental mirror

Is dentistry expensive? You may be surprised to hear it, but not getting dentistry costs a lot more. In fact, over 2 million dental emergencies are treated in the hospital each year. These visits are very expensive and are often made by people who don’t get regular preventive care. Clearly, while there’s a common misconception that skipping checkups saves money, nothing could be further from the truth! Keep reading below to learn about lowering the cost of dentistry and keeping your smile a lot healthier and happier. 

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Local Dentist Shares 5 “Tricks” for a Healthy Halloween

October 22, 2019

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Spilled Halloween candy bucket

Witches and warlocks, ghouls and goblins – Halloween is upon us once again! The spooky season can often be a treacherous time for teeth, as more sugary treats are consumed than normal. However, it is possible to navigate this time of year without dramatically increasing your risk of tooth decay. To enjoy Halloween while keeping your smile cavity-free, follow these 5 tricks – er, tips – from a local dentist.

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Are Hot Drinks Bad for Your Teeth? A Dentist Investigates

October 10, 2019

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Pumpkin spice hot drink

The leaves are turning colors, so you know what that means: it’s pumpkin spice latte season! This trendy drink is back on the menu at both national chain coffee shops and even some local mom and pop cafes. Like most coffee beverages, the fall season’s hottest drink is, quite literally, hot! While hot drinks are great for keeping you warm during the brisk autumn months, they can affect your teeth differently than water or other cool beverages. In today’s blog, your dentist examines how hot drinks affect teeth and what steps you can take this fall to maintain a healthy smile in between dental checkups.

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5 Reasons Dental Implants Are Exploding in Popularity

September 20, 2019

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dental implant diagram


Dental implants are the latest trend when it comes to tooth replacement, and with good reason. They’re more than just a fad. They’re a way to completely revamp your life. These artificial tooth roots topped with a crown are a way to restore your quality of life by giving you back a healthy, natural-looking smile you’ve missed after tooth loss. So, let’s take a closer look at 5 answers to the question “Why should I get dental implants?”

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Can Charcoal Whiten Your Teeth?

September 6, 2019

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toothbrush with charcoal

If you’ve been on social media recently, odds are you’ve seen pictures of someone brushing their teeth with what looks to be a black toothpaste. If you’re wondering whether it really works, or even if the process is safe, then you’ve come to the right place. Continue reading as we answer the question: can charcoal whiten your teeth?

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5 Reasons to Move Your Dental Cleaning to the Top of Your To-Do List

August 11, 2019

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person smiling and pointing at their teeth

Nobody necessarily loves visiting their dentist every six months for a checkup and cleaning. However, when you do, you can avoid a slew of oral health problems. Even though it may seem like a professional cleaning and examination is unnecessary when you regularly brush and floss at home, it’s not. Your dentist is professionally trained and educated to spot symptoms and signs that can lead to massive problems down the road, making the hour-long visit well worth your time. Read on for five reasons you should prioritize your semi-annual visits with your dentist.

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How Do You Know if Dental Implants Are Right For You?

August 2, 2019

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professional person smiling

If you’re suffering from tooth loss, you’re probably ready to get those gaps in your smile replaced with a lasting, strong solution. Dental implants use the latest technology and techniques to provide patients with added stability and durability compared to traditional restorations like dentures, bridges, and crowns. Every minute that your missing tooth goes unreplaced, your jawbone is affected, and your existing teeth are left vulnerable to damage. Here are some ways you can tell whether you’re a good candidate for this modern tooth-replacement option.

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