Diet and Oral Health

Your diet directly affects your oral health. Eating foods rich in calcium, iron and B vitamins will help your teeth stay strong and keep your gums healthy. Avoiding sticky, sugary foods, sports drinks and soda are all easy ways to…
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5 Ways to Maintain a Healthy Smile for Life

Follow these 5 rules to maintain a healthy smile for life: Visit your dentist twice a year. Brush and floss daily. Don’t go to bed without brushing your teeth and use fluoride toothpaste. Eat a healthy diet. Include crunchy vegetables…
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Maintain a Healthy Smile for Life

Taking care of your teeth now can ensure that you have a health smile for life. Visiting the dentist on a regular basis to get your teeth and gums examined is a critical step in identifying and preventing any potential issues. Prevention…
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Restoring Teeth After Accidents

A lot of the trauma that we see in the office with adults is caused by auto accidents. Most of the trauma injuries we see with children are caused by bike accidents. The trauma usually involves chipped, broken, or avulsed…
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Tooth Trauma

There are many forms of tooth trauma including knocked-out teeth, chipped teeth and teeth that have been pushed up into the gums. Learn what to do in a dental emergency and the different methods used to repair the teeth. What is the…
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Will My Child Need Braces?

A dentist can help determine if a child will need orthodontic treatment. When their mouth is ready, the dentist will refer the family to an orthodontist for treatment which may include braces or a preliminary palatal expander. At what age…
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Serious Medical Conditions Linked to Oral Health

Oral health plays a role in the overall health of your body. The serious medical conditions that can be linked to oral health are: Kidney disease Diabetes Cancer During routine dental cleanings dentists will examine the entire mouth including the…
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Xerostomia (Dry Mouth)

Xerostomia is a condition also known as dry mouth and is usually caused by taking medication or smoking tobacco. Learn more about the different treatments available which include keeping yourself hydrated, using an oral rinse or taking prescription medication. What is…
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Aging and Dental Health

As people age, they face new health and lifestyle challenges that may take priority over their dental health. It is critical for senior citizens to continue to see a dentist for cleanings, to check for gum disease and to address…
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Mouthguards Protect Your Teeth Even While You Sleep

There are two main reasons mouthguards should be worn. Mouthguards protect your teeth against trauma if you are an athlete. That would include fracturing teeth, devitalizing teeth, and evulsing teeth. You want to protect them and a professionally made mouthguard…
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