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The Dental Dangers of Getting Your Tongue Pierced

While they’re not too common, tongue piercings have become more popular in recent years, especially for teenagers and young adults. Like any piercing, getting your tongue pierced involves a responsibility to properly care for it to avoid the inherent risks. However, the sensitivity of your gums and teeth, along with the constant existence of bacteria […]

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Prevention Tips & Safe Treatment for Pregnancy Gingivitis

Pregnancy is an exciting time in any soon-to-be mother’s life. You want to focus on planning for the new baby, not dealing with painful dental issues. However, pregnancy can significantly increase your risk for developing gum disease known as pregnancy gingivitis. Your dental health is important to you and your new child, so it’s important […]

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What Should I Expect from a Veneers Procedure?

Nothing can give you more confidence than a sparkling white smile. Even if you take great care of your teeth, discoloration, stains, or bruxism can cause issues that leave you less than thrilled with how they look. Good news: veneers may be right for you.  Veneers are one of the 5 best ways to whiten […]

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What Are Digital X-Rays? Are They Safer Than Film X-Rays?

Dental x-rays are an important tool for dentists to track your oral health and identify potential issues, like the spreading of gum disease. But many patients have concerns in regards to the technology and dental radiation safety.  Questions like “is radiation from x-rays dangerous” or “what are digital x-rays?” are very common among patients. We’ll […]

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What’s Involved in a Dental Implant Procedure?

Even with the advances in dental care that have taken place over the last century, tooth loss is still an issue that many Americans face. For decades, dentures or bridges were the only option available to treat the gaps left by lost teeth. However, that is no longer the case. Modern technology has made permanent […]

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Should You Choose a Dental Implant or Bridge?

If you’re missing a tooth, modern dental techniques and technology offers several options for completing your smile. Two of the most popular are dental implants and bridges; both fill in the gaps with a durable, natural-looking tooth, but do it in very different ways. Which would be best for you? Learn more about both procedures […]

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What Causes Dry Mouth?

Almost everyone experiences a dry mouth from time to time. Exercising, humidity levels, even anxiety, can make your mouth uncomfortably dry for a while. But when a dry mouth turns into a chronic condition, it can result in serious health problems including dental infection and decay. What Causes Dry Mouth? Chronic dry mouth is often […]

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What Causes Mouth Pain? It May Be Stress!

The holidays are fast approaching, which can mean a lot of planning and preparation, along with the seasonal cheer. For many, the added energy and activities this time of year can bring on higher levels of stress. Doctors have told us for years that stress can lead to medical conditions, such as high blood pressure. […]

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5 Fun Fall Things to Do Near Toledo, Ohio

Fall is finally here – and there are plenty of ways to go out and celebrate the season, especially around our area. If you can’t get enough of falling leaves, cider, and pumpkin-spiced everything, we’ve got five fun fall things to do near Toledo, Ohio, that are sure to make you smile! Orchard Fun & […]

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A Clean Toothbrush is a Happy Toothbrush

Of course, toothbrushes can’t talk. But if they could, they’d have a lot to say about how they should be cared for. Having a clean toothbrush is important to both your dental health and your overall health. Here are 5 tips to help keep your toothbrush clean and your mouth healthy.   1. “Keep me […]

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