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Category Archives: Dental Health

Conquer Your Gag Reflex

Do you have a sensitive gag reflex? Do you find it difficult to undergo dental treatment, much less enjoy it? Some people have such a severe gag reflex that even having a dentist touch part of their lips or front teeth can trigger the gagging. Although there are very good reasons why some people are […]

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Fixes for Five Common Dental Concerns

Are dental difficulties making your smile less than sensational? Here are some of the common dental issues that people call us about, and easy ways to treat or prevent them from happening. Broken Teeth Getting tooth decay treated early or wearing a sport guard during athletic activities can reduce your risk of broken teeth; but […]

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We Want You to Be Comfortable

Despite our best oral hygiene efforts, cavities still sometimes happen. If you’ve never had a cavity before and need a filling here’s what you might experience during your first filling appointment. Getting Comfortable The first step is making sure you are comfortable. We will anestheti[z]e the area around the tooth to prevent any sensitivity. Some […]

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A Cleaner Mouth, Naturally

String floss is great, but water flossers make it easier than ever to have a glowing smile! It’s recommended that we do it daily, along with brushing and regular exercise. Flossing is an important part of oral health. But what if you’re not a fan of traditional flossing or find it difficult to do? Water […]

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Be Easy on Your Sensitive Teeth

Does eating a spoonful of your favorite ice cream result in pain? If so, it’s likely you have sensitive teeth. Living with sensitive teeth can make it seem impossible to eat foods such as ice cream or enjoy an icy cold drink, or even brush your teeth. Thankfully, sensitive teeth aren’t something that you have […]

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Avoid Putting Your Mouth in Jeopardy

It’s one of the most serious conditions that can jeopardize your smile and health. What is it? It’s an abscess. Abscessed teeth occur when bacteria has made its way deep into the tooth, through the enamel, dentin, and into the nerve. Once the nerve becomes infected, it must drain itself somehow. Usually the only place […]

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Power up Your Dental Fitness

Just as you’ve minimized the junk food and increased your workouts, there are healthy habits you can establish for better oral health. You already know to brush twice a day (and floss!), but what are some other routine habits that are great for the health of your teeth? Water, Water Everywhere Water is a natural […]

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Keep Your Gums in the Pink

While gleaming pearly whites can reflect good oral health, pink gums reveal good gum health. Screening for gum disease is more than just taking a quick look at your gums and asking if you floss every day. It’s actually a very detailed process that evaluates the health of the gum tissues and where they attach […]

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Acid Reflux and Your Smile

Living with chronic heartburn and acid reflux disease doesn’t just make you uncomfortable; it can leave permanent evidence inside of your mouth. With reflux disease, the acids from your stomach constantly come back up into the esophagus, damaging the soft tissue lining. Did you know though that some of those acids also make their way […]

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Make Smart Choices

Some of the foods and drinks that we consume each day may be things that we consider safe or healthy for us. Unfortunately, they may hide ingredients that can damage your tooth enamel. Making smart choices about your daily diet can help you live healthier and reduce your risk of tooth decay. Your Teeth Are […]

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