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Is Gum Good for Your Teeth & Overall Oral Health?

You brush and floss every day, but somehow you still get the occasional cavity. What more can you do? Looking online or asking friends, you may come across several home remedies and solutions. One common suggestion is to start chewing gum! But is gum good for your teeth, or is it just another myth? Read […]

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The Dangers of Getting an Online Dental Pain Diagnosis

We use the internet for everything. Shopping, planning trips and more! But one thing you should be wary of is using the internet for diagnosing your medical worries. We often hear our patients mention that they looked to online resources for a dental pain diagnosis – and it’s concerning! While some of the information online […]

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Do You Have Cavity-Prone Teeth?

Dental caries, more commonly known as cavities, are areas of the teeth that have been damaged due to bacteria. For most, cavities lead to sensitivity and pain, which requires a filling by a dentist to correct it. Certain lifestyle choices and behaviors lead to more cavity-prone teeth. The upside is that, when you know what […]

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Common Oral Care Mistakes that Lead to Dental Health Issues

Dental health is a daily chore. But even after years of brushing and flossing, thousands still experience dental health issues due to extremely common mistakes! There’s a good chance you don’t have a dentist looking over your shoulder every day, so you could be making these mistakes too! Read on to learn about some of […]

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Signs of Healthy Teeth & Gums

When you have a fever, it’s obvious. But your oral health isn’t always as easy to understand without the help of a dentist. Fortunately, there are some obvious signs of healthy teeth and gums that can help you know you’re taking good care of your mouth! Healthy Color of Gums Did you know that the […]

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The Worst Foods That Damage Teeth

Beware the sweet tooth! Many of the treats you crave are the very thing that may cause that sweet tooth to be a problem tooth…or worse, one that is beyond repair! Temptations wouldn’t be called temptations if they were easy to avoid! Interestingly enough, many times troublesome treats that can harm your teeth are not […]

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Common Bleeding Gum Causes & How You Can Prevent Them

It’s important to take daily care of your teeth and gums. Without the right habits for dental care, your mouth can experience a variety of pains and problems. One of the most common issues we see are patients with bleeding gums. Even the most common bleeding gum causes are reasons for concern – but they’re […]

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The Damaging Effects of Missing Teeth

Thousands of teeth are lost every year to gum disease and injury. While tooth loss during early childhood is normal, the loss of your permanent teeth can severely impact your oral health. Missing teeth can have a domino effect of health issues on your mouth – resulting in far more long-term damage than just around […]

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Plan for Your Baby’s First Dental Checkup

Few things are as important as the health of your baby. In addition to the numerous pediatrician visits that you’ve undoubtedly scheduled, it’s important not to forget that your baby’s oral development will impact their whole lives. As your child reaches six months, it’s time to start thinking about the baby’s first dental checkup.  When […]

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FAQs About Sealants for Teeth

The best way to prevent cavities is to brush and floss daily. But your mouth has surfaces that even floss can’t easily reach. These grooves are all over and often lead to decay that goes unnoticed until your next visit to the dentist. So how can you keep those grooves protected if even good dental […]

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