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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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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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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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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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What’s the Link between Diabetes and Dental Health?

Posted on: Friday, July 20th, 2018

It’s no secret that type 2 diabetes poses a major threat to your health, but it’s not just your heart and your waistline that you need to worry about. Diabetes also has the potential to trigger ongoing oral health problems like gum disease, thrush, and dry mouth. What is the connection between diabetes and dental […]

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Celiac Disease and Dental Issues: Everything You Should Know

Posted on: Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

You may be familiar with celiac disease, the chronic digestive disorder that makes the body completely intolerant to gluten, but are you aware of the direct connection between celiac disease and dental issues? According to recent studies, one in every 141 Americans is currently living with celiac disease, while another two million people are suffering […]

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Teeth Grinding: Why Does It Affect Your Dental Health?

Posted on: Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is a dangerous habit that significantly affects your dental health. But most people don’t even realize they are vulnerable to the mashing, clenching, and gnashing actions that can wear down their teeth! Since the majority of grinding occurs during sleep, you may be one of the millions of Americans […]

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Nutrition and Its Relationship with Your Family’s Dental Health

Posted on: Saturday, February 10th, 2018

We are taught from an early age to brush our teeth every day, but did you know that brushing isn’t nearly enough to ensure lasting oral health? The truth is, if brushing is the only step you take to protect your teeth, you are still vulnerable to cavities, tooth loss, and gum disease. Nutrition is […]

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Dealing with Sensitive Teeth

Posted on: Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

The sensation caused by sensitive teeth is nearly impossible to describe, but there’s no mistaking that awful zigging feeling whenever you drink something too cold or hot. The good news is that you don’t need to endure this pain the rest of your life. Sensitive teeth are caused by specific issues that can often be […]

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