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Category Archives: Dental Health

What’s Causing Your Headache?

Do you battle frequent headaches that have no apparent cause? Is stress causing pain through your jaws, face, neck and shoulders? It could be that your migraines and muscle pain are related to a disorder of the Temporomandibular joint (TMJ.) TMJ disorders can create symptoms such as these, as well as other problems like jaw popping, […]

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Looking for a Dentist?

How can you be sure that you have the right dentist? Trusting your smile to someone is a huge responsibility and a choice that should not be taken lightly. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when you’re looking for the right dental provider: Great Communication You need a provider that will listen […]

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Prevent Wear and Tear

Chronic clenching and grinding of the teeth is referred to as bruxism. Most people experience bruxism when they sleep or are experiencing high levels of stress throughout the day. As a result, their teeth begin to wear down prematurely. If bruxism isn’t stopped, it can: Cause existing dental restorations to break Fracture healthy tooth enamel […]

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When Is the Right Time?

Are you behind on your dental care? How do you know when something can wait or whether or not it’s time to schedule an appointment and let us have a look? Here are a few important things to keep in mind and how they relate to professional dental care. Your Medical History Medical conditions and […]

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Helpful Hints to Quit Smoking

We all know that quitting is much easier said than done. The truth is, regardless of how long you’ve been using tobacco products, making the choice to quit now can greatly reduce risks to your oral and overall health. We’re here to remind you that you can do it. Set a Goal The biggest part […]

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Pregnancy and Your Teeth

During pregnancy it is normal to experience changes in your body. Did you know that it’s also normal to see changes in your smile? Nausea and Vomiting Morning sickness can result in increased acid exposure to your teeth. Instead of brushing your teeth right after a period of vomiting, rinse your mouth out with water. […]

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Keep Your Tongue Healthy

When’s the last time you cleaned your tongue? If you’ve ever worried about having bad breath, you might be surprised to hear that as much as 90% of odor-causing bacteria inside of your mouth are right on top of your tongue. Between the small, bumpy papilla hide thousands of microbes. Many of them cause bad […]

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Why Treat Baby Teeth?

If you’ve just found out that your child has a cavity in one of their teeth, you might be asking yourself “Why should I have it treated? It’s only going to fall out anyway!” You wouldn’t be the first person to wonder why we would highly recommend correcting the condition. The truth is, your child’s […]

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Teaching Your Child to Brush

Instilling healthy oral habits at a young age can save your child from many dental problems down the road. It also encourages independence and self-confidence. Here are some important things to keep in mind when you’re teaching your child to brush their teeth. Birth Before teeth come in, your child’s mouth still needs to be […]

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Losing a Tooth Too Early

Children love when they lose a tooth, but sometimes that tooth falls out well before it’s supposed to. This can be a problem because if the baby tooth is no longer saving the space for the adult tooth, other teeth will shift in on its space and cause the erupting adult tooth to become impacted […]

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