All About Sensitive Teeth

It’s hard to forget the “ouch factor” associated with a sensitive tooth! It can be extremely jarring to bite into something hot or cold and feel a painful shockwave go through the nerves of your teeth. If you have experienced this, you are definitely not alone. Tooth sensitivity is so common that between 10% and 30% of […]

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Should I be concerned about a mouth sore?

Inflammation of the mucous membrane in and around the mouth is known as stomatitis, and can present itself in various ways. Although mouth sores that develop can range from mildly irritating to incredibly painful, they will typically heal themselves within a few weeks. Regardless, most people want to minimize the symptoms as quickly as possible […]

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Electronic Cigarettes and Oral Health

The harmful effects of tobacco in any form is common knowledge. Heart disease, lung cancer, and diabetes are just a few of the many health issues that can stem from its use. As far as destructive habits go, smoking cigarettes in particular is viewed as one of the worst for your own body and for […]

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Dental Health in Teenage Years

As your child enters their teenage years, it can feel like new transitions are coming almost every day. Because they are always on-the-go and distracted by a whole new world that has opened up to them (high school, first jobs, etc…), you can be fairly certain that dental health is not on their radar throughout […]

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4 Nutrients that Keep Your Mouth Healthy

The amount of information available on how to eat healthy can be very overwhelming! In every situation, the most important aspect is prioritizing nutrient-rich ingredients. Instead of always thinking about what foods you should avoid (keeping in mind that sugar is always the worst offender for your teeth!), sometimes just focusing on what to enjoy […]

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Why biting your nails is bad for your teeth

Nail biting is an incredibly common habit, so if you have a hard time kicking it, you’re in good company! Although children and teenagers hold the highest percentages, almost one-third of adults are chronic nail-biters. Whether due to stress or just plain boredom, once you start the habit, it is extremely difficult to stop. When […]

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5 Interesting Facts About Oral Health

We all know the basics of oral hygiene, but there are many dental facts that are lesser-known and can be very helpful to have in your arsenal! While there are countless bits of information regarding oral health that directly impact your daily life, here are five interesting facts that you are probably unaware of, yet […]

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Is general anesthesia necessary for common dental procedures?

Much of the anxiety that comes with a trip to the dentist is due to the anticipated pain of dental treatments. The thought of getting a cavity filled or a tooth extracted is what keeps many people from even going to the dentist at all! Thankfully, we have several methods for preventing pain (and anxiety)! Additionally, […]

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Diabetes and Oral Health

Diabetes is one of the most common diseases in the United States. It is so widespread that nearly 10 out of every 100 people in our population are affected. Many people are living with diabetes and do not even know it! New cases are diagnosed all the time, and for those who do find out, […]

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Words of Wisdom for the Young: Take Care of Your Teeth!

When you are young, it’s so easy to take for granted a healthy set of teeth. It’s hard to imagine that implants and dentures might be in your not-so-distant future if you do not take oral hygiene seriously. Did you know that one of the major regrets of most older people is neglecting dental care? […]

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