Healthy habits

What is gum disease? Gum disease is a pretty common occurrence. It mostly affects the gum and the bone surrounding the teeth. Also known as periodontitis, gum disease infects the gum tissue and bone causing inflammation (Nordqvist & Frank, 2018). And according to a 2012 study, 47% of adults over 30 have gum disease, and […]

Why You Should Brush Twice A Day To Stop Gum Disease

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Patient Education

May 23

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While the current percentage of Americans who smoke cigarettes is the lowest it’s been in decades… 

those who continue the habit remain at risk for heart and lung disease.

Kicking the Tobacco Habit is Good for your Mouth

Kicking the Tobacco Habit is Good for Your Mouth Headline

Patient Education

Aug 24

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TEETHING CAN BE an uncomfortable process for both your little one and those who care for them.

Tips To Soothe Your Teething Child

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Patient Education

May 11

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Tooth decay. Yuck!

Tooth decay may cause cavities, which can have a big impact on not only oral health, but also your overall health. So imagine that if your mouth has some grossness going on in it, that grossness could be elsewhere in your body. Yeah…that’s not too pretty to think about, so our goal is to prevent cavities and tooth decay as soon as we can. 

Spectra: Stopping Cavities in Their Tracks

How-to's

Mar 17

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DO YOU OR DOES SOMEONE you love have an eating disorder? This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. To help spread awareness about eating disorders and their effect on oral and overall health, share this post with your friends and family who may benefit from it.

How Eating Disorders Can Affect Oral Health

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Healthy habits

Mar 10

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On the outside of each tooth is a protective layer of enamel. Over time, the enamel can wear away leaving an inner layer, called the dentin, exposed. This occurs due to normal wear and tear, poor dental hygiene or certain lifestyle choices.

Are Your Teeth Sensitive? Here’s Why

A man with sensitive teeth

Healthy habits

Feb 16

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How cool would it be if you went into the dentist and you saw more than just the humdrum, ordinary tools present in every dental office? What if you saw something that looked like it was from the future?

What In the World Is CBCT?

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How-to's

Feb 11

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THERE ARE COUNTLESS methods we use to try and turn back the clock on our appearance. Whether it’s hip wardrobes and hairstyles or costly cosmetic surgeries, people go to great lengths to recapture the look and feeling of their youth.

4 Tips to a Younger Looking Smile

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Healthy habits

Jan 27

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YOU’VE BEEN HEARING a lot about flossing in the news these days. Recent articles stating that flossing doesn’t do any good for your oral health have left many feeling shocked and confused. 

Is Flossing Really Necessary?

A little boy reading the newspaper

Healthy habits

Aug 19

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