Dental Care Blog

Oral Care Tips for the Holidays

The holiday season is approaching along with a barrage of goodies. The holidays offer a continuous buffet of sweet treats such as cookies, popcorn balls, candy canes and more. They may taste delicious, but they could wreak havoc on your teeth. You don’t have to...

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A Natural Approach to Healthy Teeth and Gums

If you are listening to the advice of your dentist, you should be eating healthy foods, brushing at least twice a day and flossing at least once a day. In the process, you may be using all kinds of products to remove plaque and brighten your smile. Many of these...

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How Weather Affects Oral Health

Seasonal changes can affect your health. The freezing days of winter can bring an increase in colds and flu. Some people may welcome an escape from the harshness of winter only to find their allergies and asthma kicking up in spring as pollen counts skyrocket. Did you...

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Diabetes and Gum Disease

Diabetes is a metabolic disease. People with diabetes have high blood sugar levels because their bodies do not produce enough insulin or because the body’s cells do not respond properly to insulin—or both. Diabetes can affect the eyes, nerves, heart, kidneys and other...

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Getting Ready for Dental Implants

You will need to prepare a few things before having dental implants to replace lost teeth. Prior to tooth implants, you will need to complete all necessary medical procedures and perhaps even change a few personal habits. Lifestyle changes Before getting dental...

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Causes of Tooth Loss

Tooth loss is not limited to young children. They lose their milk teeth, which is normal, and grow permanent teeth in their place. Adults can also lose teeth, too, leading to serious consequences which include the loss of ability to chew food and attain proper...

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The Benefits of Periodontal Cleanings

A periodontal cleaning or prophylaxis is a dental cleaning procedure that thoroughly cleans the teeth following the completion of periodontal treatment. It serves as an essential preventative measure that slows the progression of periodontal disease and gingivitis....

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What Exactly is a Prosthodontist?

A prosthodontist is an expert in the restoration and replacement of teeth. He or she restores beautiful smiles and keeps teeth functioning in the way that they should. A prosthodontist completed four years of dental school plus three extra years of specialized...

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Coffee Day: Is Coffee Bad for Teeth and Gums?

Friday, September 29 is Coffee Day. One in three Americans starts his or her day with a cup of coffee and keeps on drinking the brew throughout the day. For a lot of people in the world, coffee is part of a morning ritual. They may even forego eating breakfast as long...

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Habits to Keep Your Teeth Strong and Healthy

Proper oral hygiene is more than just having a beautiful smile and fresh breath; it is one way of maintaining good overall health. Practicing good oral hygiene will help keep your teeth functioning properly for life. Healthy teeth are important to proper chewing of...

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