The Most Important Things to Remember in a Dental Emergency

Nothing can ruin the holidays more than a dental emergency!  This blog aims to help you understand what you need to know about handling dental emergencies.  Knowing this information before an emergency happens will help you deal with it more efficiently and with the best long-term outcome. Toothache By far, the most common dental emergency […]

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The Risks of Not Replacing Teeth

You know the phrase, “They don’t know what they’re missing”? We use it when people think they are in good shape because they do not realize how much better things could be. That phrase applies perfectly to missing teeth! The American College of Prosthodontists estimates that 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. […]

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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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