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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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How to Order a Tooth-Friendly Coffee

“I’ll have a large Vanilla Bean Frappuccino with soy milk and extra whipped cream.” Sound familiar? While a tasty caffeinated treat can work wonders as a morning or afternoon pick-me-up, many of our fav[o]rite coffee shop orders are packed full of sugar—something your teeth aren’t too happy about. If visiting a local coffee shop is […]

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5 Tips to Keep Your Pearly Whites Holiday Healthy

With holiday buffet tables brimming with pies, desserts and other decadent delectables, one’s waistline isn’t the only thing to keep in check. Your teeth can be susceptible to decay as seasonal treats can sour one’s smile. Here are five easy tips to remember to ensure your teeth are fortified against a not-so-sweet onslaught: Make H2O […]

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Keep Your Teeth Tough As You Age

Adding years to your life doesn’t have to mean subtracting teeth from your smile. Celebrate those extra candles on your birthday cake by ensuring that your teeth stay senior strong. Here are some easy yet effective ways to keep your teeth healthy for a lifetime. Ensure you get enough calcium. Because calcium can decrease bone […]

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