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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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Did You Know There Are 2 Types of Dental Implants?

July 19, 2019

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dental implant

You’ve been missing one or more teeth for a while now, and it’s starting to really get to you. You miss the crunchy and chewy foods you used to enjoy all the time. You can’t remember what it’s like to not be self-conscious about the gaps in your smile. Good thing there’s a way to fix both of those problems with dental implants. Read on to learn all about them, including the two types of implants.

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Your Dentist Says Go Easy on the Sports and Energy Drinks

July 5, 2019

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sports drinks

When you’re spending all afternoon at practice, it’s pretty easy to refuel with sports drinks. They’ve got enough electrolytes to replace the ones you lost while working out. They give you a nice energy boost to help you give it your all on the field. But just how healthy are they? While they might be good for your body, your dentist says sports and energy drinks aren’t that great for your teeth. Keep reading to learn why.

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8 Good Oral Health Habits Recommended by Your Dentist

June 20, 2019

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older man brushing his teeth

You already brush and floss every day. Isn’t that enough to have healthy teeth? Unfortunately, cavities can still happen to those of us who follow those rules. There are a few more things you need to do to make sure your oral health is the best it can be. Read on as a dentist gives 8 habits to add to your routine in order to keep your mouth healthy.

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The Truth Behind Gum Disease and Its Link to Heart Disease

May 27, 2019

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Heart pulse

The CDC estimates that about a quarter of all deaths per year in the United States are due to heart disease; that’s roughly 610,000 people annually. You’ve probably heard about various risk factors that can affect your cardiovascular health, but did you know that one possible contributor could be in your mouth? In recent years, many studies have found a link between gum disease and heart problems; here’s what you need to know about this unexpected connection.

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