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Category Archives: Dental Health

Caring for Dentures: Tips for Keeping Them Clean and Comfortable

Caring for Dentures: Tips for Keeping Them Clean and Comfortable Dentures are a common solution for people who have lost all or most of their natural teeth. They can help improve your ability to eat and speak, as well as boost your self-confidence. However, proper care and maintenance are essential for keeping dentures in good […]

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Common Dental Emergencies and How to Handle Them

Common Dental Emergencies and How to Handle Them Painful (and stressful) dental emergencies can happen at any time, which is why knowing how to handle them can make a big difference in the outcome. Your dentist sees a variety of emergencies in the practice daily, and we wanted to share these common causes with you […]

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Why Limiting Acidic Foods Is Beneficial for Your Teeth

Why Limiting Acidic Foods Is Beneficial for Your Teeth While adopting scrupulous oral hygiene habits such as brushing and flossing can help keep your pearly whites healthy, another important thing you can do is to limit acidic foods and drinks. That’s because eating and drinking acidic items can erode tooth enamel, which leads to a […]

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Safeguard Your Smile From Sport Injuries With a Mouthguard

Safeguard Your Smile From Sport Injuries With a Mouthguard While many people think that a helmet and shin guards are enough to keep them safe on the field or court, they forget an essential piece of protective gear—a mouthguard. Whether you’re playing football, basketball, hockey, or any other sport, it’s important to shield your teeth […]

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4 Faux Pas of Oral Health

4 Faux Pas of Oral Health It’s no secret that taking care of your teeth is important for your overall health. And just as things like sleeping too little or eating too much can harm your overall health, there are plenty of things that can have a negative effect on your oral health. Here are […]

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How to Stop Bleeding Gums

How to Stop Bleeding Gums If you’re noticing that your gums are bleeding more easily than usual, it’s important to take action. Bleeding gums can be a sign of an underlying oral health issue–it’s best to book a visit with your dentist as soon as possible. In the meantime, there are some things you can […]

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Is Your Job Affecting Your Smile?

Is Your Job Affecting Your Smile? It’s no secret that job stress can have a negative impact on our physical and mental health. But did you know that it can also take a toll on oral health? That’s right – the same stress that makes you more likely to skip brushing your teeth or causes […]

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How to Beat Dry Mouth

How to Beat Dry Mouth Dry mouth, also known as xerostomia, is a condition that can be caused by a variety of things. From certain medications like diuretics and decongestants, to dehydration, smoking, and medical conditions, dry mouth can be uncomfortable and even painful for some. Characterized by a lack of saliva in the mouth, […]

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Thumb-sucking and Your Child’s Oral Health

Thumb-sucking and Your Child’s Oral Health While thumb-sucking is a natural reflex for infants and toddlers that can begin in the womb, long-term thumb-sucking can lead to a host of oral health problems. We want your little one to grow big and strong, and have a beautiful smile for years to come. If your child […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Lip Cancer

Everything You Need to Know About Lip Cancer While cancer can certainly be a scary word, education is key. As your partner in oral health, your dentist is here to help you understand the warning signs of lip cancer, which is a common type of mouth cancer. When caught early, this disease is very curable, […]

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