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Why Molars Matter

Have you ever wondered why you need so many teeth? With four different types in your mouth, each serves a purpose to help you bite, chew and even speak. Let’s take a deeper look at your molars to help you understand why they’re so important! A Look At Your Molars Also called a “molar tooth”, […]

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4 Common Dental Health Myths

Oral health is often associated with overall health, which is why it’s so important to separate fact from fiction when it comes to your teeth. Below are some of the most popular misconceptions and what you should know to set the record straight. Myth 1: The whiter your teeth, the healthier they are. Even though […]

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Why Is My Mouth So Dry?

Feel like your mouth reminds you of a desert? If it’s a frequent problem that you’re experiencing, it could be a result of dry mouth—also known as xerostomia. Sound familiar? Here’s what you can do to pinpoint its cause. The Importance of Saliva Symptoms of dry mouth can go beyond just feeling parched and include […]

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Dental Care for Seniors

Keeping our teeth healthy as we age is as important as ever. Whether you’re entering your golden years or have an older loved one who needs help with their oral health, consider these five things that can have an impact on your teeth. If we haven’t seen you in our practice recently, give us a […]

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Spotted Teeth? Here’s the Cause

We all want healthy, white teeth—but can they ever be too bright? Yes, actually. In fact, many people have bright “white spots” on their teeth that don’t blend in with the shade of the others. Here are a few possible causes. Demineralization When bacterial plaque builds up on the teeth, demineralization can occur and ultimately […]

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Why Are Dental Visits So Important?

Visiting our practice for regular dental exams every six months isn’t just about checking for new dental decay—it’s about making sure your teeth, gums and entire mouth are healthy and free of disease. Here are a few things we do when you visit us for your scheduled exams. 1. We give your teeth a professional […]

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Overall Health and Oral Health

Poor oral health? A cavity could be just the start of your concerns. When we don’t take care of our teeth and mouths like we’re supposed to, it can lead to serious health issues. Here’s how your oral health plays a role in your overall health.

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How to Pack a Tooth Friendly Lunch

Did you know that your child’s oral health is directly related to their overall health? Keeping them healthy and strong means ensuring they’re eating properly even when they’re away from home. If you pack your child’s lunch, here are some sure-fire ways to keep their teeth and gums healthy at school. Calcium Did you know […]

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Is Every Mouthwash Created Equal?

From supplements to creams and everything in-between, it can be tough to decide what will work best for you and your family when it comes to healthcare products, and oral care is no exception. So, how do you know if you’re making the right choice for your mouth? Here’s your guide to how popular mouth […]

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What’s the Deal With Cavities?

It’s the dreaded C word associated with going to the dentist. Cavities, those unwanted holes in your mouth, represent the destruction of enamel. While prevention through regular brushing, flossing and professional dental cleanings is critical, cavities can still sneak their way into the mouth. If you suspect a cavity, it’s important to visit our practice […]

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