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The Dangers of Fluoride

Posted on: Monday, May 20th, 2019

Unfortunately, most Americans consume about 300 percent of the “recommended” daily amount of fluoride. Fluoride is in your water, your food, and your oral hygiene products. It is important to understand the dangers of fluoride. Effects on Mental Health and Nervous System Fluoride has detrimental effects on the brain. It can decrease some chemicals like […]

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Holistic Ways to Manage Dental Anxiety

Posted on: Friday, May 10th, 2019

Many people avoid the dentist because of fear. A study by the University of Washington Dental School found that about half of the people who avoid the dentist do so because of dental anxiety, and about 10 percent of Americans have severe dental anxiety. There are several ways that you can manage dental anxiety so […]

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How to Identify Gum Disease Symptoms

Posted on: Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Gum disease can be a potentially serious condition, leading to additional health problems, tooth decay, and loss of teeth. Knowing the signs and symptoms of gum disease is important for your overall oral and physical health. Types of Gum Disease There are actually two different types of gum disease: Gingivitis Gingivitis means inflammation of the […]

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Oral Bacteria Can Harm Your Overall Health

Posted on: Monday, April 8th, 2019

Did you know that you have around 30 to 70 different forms of bacteria in your mouth at any given time? There are actually over 700 varieties of bacteria that have been discovered in the mouth, but most people have between 34 and 72 different types in their mouth. Some of the bacteria in your […]

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Dental Health New Year’s Resolutions

Posted on: Sunday, December 16th, 2018

The New Year is a time for self improvement, but choosing a resolution can be difficult. If you’re tired of stale resolutions that you know you can’t keep, try making 2019 all about your oral health. The following dental health resolutions are sure to improve your health, help you feel better, and boost your confidence. […]

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How to Maintain Dental Health During the Holidays

Posted on: Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

The celebrations of the Holiday Season make it easy to become disconnected from your normal routine, including your oral care routine. To make matters worse for your teeth and gums, holiday treats ranging from eggnog to apple pie are usually sugary and acidic. If you become too distracted by your merriment this holiday season, you’ll […]

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What Does Your Mouth Say About Your Diet?

Posted on: Saturday, October 20th, 2018

When your dentist looks into your mouth, they don’t just see teeth that need fillings or plaque that has built up. They can actually learn all about your overall health, including what foods you eat. Nowadays, researchers are beginning to see how much of a vital role diet plays in your overall health. What you […]

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Restoring Teeth Without Metal: What Are Zirconia Crowns, Onlays, Inlays, and Composite Fillings?

Posted on: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

There are a lot of options when it comes to tooth restoration. If you have tooth decay, cavities, or even a cracked tooth, it can be hard to decide which material to choose to fix the problem. There are a lot of factors that may play into your decision. For instance, you want the restoration […]

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Are Mouthguards Important?

Posted on: Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Hockey players aren’t the only ones who can benefit from wearing mouthguards. These dental appliances come in many different shapes, sizes, and styles for the purpose of protecting your teeth and reducing certain chronic conditions like TMD and sleep apnea. Whether you are an avid athlete or a victim of chronic jaw pain, a mouthguard […]

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Important Tips for Your Dental Home Care

Posted on: Monday, September 10th, 2018

Visiting your dentist every six months is essential for ongoing dental health, but don’t overlook the power of your dental home care regimen as well. From your brushing and flossing habits to the protection of your crowns, bridges, and fillings, here are the most important tips you should know to create a strong and comprehensive […]

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