Healthy habits

Thumbnail for Dr. McVey's Video on His Experiences as a Dental Patient.

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Hi! I am Dr. McVey. I just wanted to talk to you about my experiences as a dental patient, not as a dentist. Over my lifetime, I’ve had a significant amount of dental work done.

Nov 2

Meet the Staff

Dr. McVey: I’m a Dental Patient Too

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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 […]

May 23

Healthy habits

Why You Should Brush Twice A Day To Stop Gum Disease

Kicking the Tobacco Habit is Good for Your Mouth Headline

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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.

Aug 24

Patient Education

Kicking the Tobacco Habit is Good for your Mouth

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

May 11

Patient Education

Tips To Soothe Your Teething Child

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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. 

Mar 17

How-to's

Spectra: Stopping Cavities in Their Tracks

A confused lady

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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.

Mar 10

Healthy habits

How Eating Disorders Can Affect Oral Health

A man with sensitive teeth

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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.

Feb 16

Healthy habits

Are Your Teeth Sensitive? Here’s Why

A scan from CBCT

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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?

Feb 11

How-to's

What In the World Is CBCT?

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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.

Jan 27

Healthy habits

4 Tips to a Younger Looking Smile

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