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The Red Flags in Your Gums: Watch Out for These Gum Disease Risk Factors

June 21, 2024

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Lady shows her gums

Gum disease is an insidious little menace that starts out small before blooming into a destructive infection that causes permanent damage to your gums, teeth, and jaw. It begins as gingivitis, and while this infection can usually be reversed with improved oral hygiene, it often goes unnoticed for far too long. Here’s a quick overview of a few gum disease risk factors along with a few measures you can take to help keep your mouth infection-free.


Is Mouth Breathing a Bad Habit?

June 13, 2024

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Lady sleeps with mouth open

Your habits can make or break your oral health. While it’s common knowledge that brushing and flossing are essential for your oral hygiene, there are many habits that can have positive or negative effects on your teeth and gums. While breathing through your mouth may seem like a harmless and involuntary practice, it makes your teeth vulnerable to infection and injury. Here is a brief overview from your dentist of the risks that come with mouth breathing.


These Common Beverages Could Harm Your Oral Health

May 15, 2024

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With summer here and record heat expected around the world, it’s more important than ever to stay hydrated. But what you drink matters more than you may think, especially when it comes to your oral health. Unfortunately, not all drinks are created equal. In fact, some beverages may cause more harm than good, and in some cases, significant damage. So, before you reach for that favorite drink, take a moment to “refresh” your knowledge about which liquids are bad for your teeth!


Why Early Detection Matters

May 1, 2024

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woman smiling in dental chair

Visiting the dentist isn’t usually anyone’s favorite leisure time activity. In fact, some people dislike their bi-annual checkup so much that they simply avoid going at all. Some even believe by not going it will save time and money. But while this may seem true, it can sometimes actually be the opposite. Skipping your dental appointments can end up costing you more money over time, not less! Here are some common reasons why you should stick to a consistent oral health schedule.


Big Day Coming Up? Here’s How Long Teeth Whitening Could Take

April 17, 2024

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Someone with a very white smile

Summer is nearly here, which means that there are plenty of big events just around the corner. Weddings, graduations, and even days spent on the beach can all be great opportunities to take photos, which means that people naturally work hard to look their best this time of year.

Professional teeth whitening can help you do that. This treatment can allow you to make your smile up to eight shades whiter than it was before, giving you a set or pearly whites you’ll be allowed to show off. However, you might wonder whether it’s too late to have your teeth whitened before your big day—here’s what you should know about the timeline of whitening treatment.


What to Know for Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April 4, 2024

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Oral cancer ribbon

Oral cancer is an incredibly dangerous, sometimes deadly disease. Oftentimes, it isn’t detected until its later stages when it is especially detrimental. Fortunately, when detected and treated early on, many people end up making a full recovery. In honor of Oral Cancer Awareness month, continue reading to learn about some of the different risk factors and signs of oral cancer so they can be addressed quickly.


The Usual Suspects: 5 Worst Foods to Get Stuck In Your Teeth

March 13, 2024

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a man checking his teeth for food and debris

You’re getting ready to speak to an audience for a presentation or you’re simply preparing to go on a date. The last thing you want is to have something stuck in your teeth for all to see. While having debris and food around your pearly whites can impact your smile’s appearance, certain kinds of meals can negatively affect your oral health. Keep reading to learn some of the worst foods that can get stuck between your teeth and what you can do about it.


Have an Upcoming Dental Checkup? Be Sure to Mention These Health Factors!

March 5, 2024

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man smiling in dental mirror during checkup

At first glance, a dental checkup may seem solely focused on your teeth and gums. However, your dentist is also interested in the interconnectedness of your overall health and its impact on your smile. While some issues may arise naturally in conversation during your appointment, it’s crucial to proactively share any crucial health information with your dentist. Here are some important factors to discuss during your next visit!


Dealing with Dental Crowns: How Long Do They Last?

February 12, 2024

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Dentist building dental crowns

If you’ve had a severely damaged or decayed tooth, or have ever had a root canal, then your dentist probably fitted you with a dental crown after treating it. These tooth-shaped caps are customized to be the ideal shape and shade to match your smile. They’re placed over your vulnerable tooth to restore functionality and prevent additional injury. Many patients wonder, though, just how long they can expect their dental crown to last. If you’re curious, keep reading to learn more!


3 Tooth-Healthy Gifts for Valentines’ Day

February 2, 2024

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teddy bear that says "love"

Valentines’ Day is almost here, and if you have someone you love there are easy gifts you can get them. You might have considered just buying them a box of chocolates on the day of. Everyone’s been there. But it’s not the most creative idea, and more than that, it can be absolutely disastrous for your partner’s oral health.

This year, it might be a good idea to pick something up that both your loved one and their dentist will like. Here are a few ideas.

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