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5 Common Causes of Jaw Pain

As your oral health experts, we care about more than just your teeth and gums. Have you ever woken up with a locked jaw that is difficult to move? Or how about jaw pain that seems to be deep and only getting worse? It’s important to get ahead of a serious jaw problem before it’s […]

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5 Ways to Prevent Cavities

At some point in your life, you’ve probably heard these four little words from your dentist—“You’ve got a cavity.” While some people simply accept cavities as a normal part of life, we’d like to let you in on a little secret—there’s something you can do to prevent them. In fact, there are a few things […]

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4 Ways to Care for Your Teeth When You’re Sick

It’s typically easy to remember to put your oral health first…until you catch the flu. Suddenly, rest becomes your number one priority, along with nursing a sore throat, upset stomach and an unbearable cough. Here are a few ways you can keep up your oral health in times of illness. 1. Continue your oral health […]

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Is Thumb-Sucking Bad for Your Child’s Oral Health?

A natural reflex for children, thumb-sucking can help babies to feel happy and safe in the world around them. However, as permanent teeth begin to come in, thumb-sucking can cause teeth problems involving growth and alignment as well as changes to the roof of their mouth. Aggressive thumb-suckers can even do damage to their baby […]

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Sparkling Water: Good or Bad for Your Teeth?

There’s a new trend among us—and for the most part, it’s a good one! Today, more and more people are swapping out soft drinks for a carbonated beverage that’s a healthier alternative—sparkling water. And while it’s certainly better for your teeth than drinking a high-in-sugar beverage, there are a few things you should consider before […]

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Are Your Teeth Experiencing a Sugar Sabotage?

Sugar. It’s crafty. While it shows itself in sweets, cakes and other treats, it loves to lurk in foods that you may not suspect like bread, salad dressing, spaghetti sauce and peanut butter to name a few. With so much sugar saturation, it’s not surprising that 92% of adults have tooth decay—something that’s not a […]

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5 Remedies for Your Toothache

We’ve all been there—whether it comes on in an instant or slowly creeps up on us, a toothache is no fun to deal with. Typically caused by decay, receding gums or even a broken or loose filling, it’s important that the root cause of your toothache is addressed—making a visit to our practice a priority. […]

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Are Dental Implants Right for You?

If you’ve experienced tooth loss, decay or disease that has left your smile less glamorous than it once was, you’re probably wondering what you can do about it. And while everyone’s smile is unique in its own right, dental implants often make incredible improvements that go beyond looks. Whether you’re missing one tooth or several, […]

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New Year Resolutions for a Healthier Smile

We all want to start 2018 off right—for some, that might mean vowing to eat healthier, exercising more than you have in the past or making quality family time a top priority. Whatever your resolutions are for the New Year, we hope you don’t forget about something very important—your oral health! Here are a few […]

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How to Keep Teenage Teeth Healthy

From studying and playing sports to getting together with friends and working, teens today seem to be busier than ever. One activity that should always fit into their packed schedule is maintaining excellent oral hygiene. Here are some essential tips to share with your teen about keeping their teeth in tip-top condition. Choose smile-supporting foods. […]

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