Oct 15 2018
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How to Determine If You Have a Stress Cavity

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Stress can affect many parts of your body, increasing your risk of or worsening conditions ranging from heart disease to diabetes. It can also have a negative impact on your oral health, increasing the chances that you’ll have cavities. What are Stress Cavities? Stress cavities are those that are at least partially caused by stress. […]

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Sep 13 2018
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Why Should You Get a Regular Teeth Cleaning?

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It’s easy to put off regular dental visits and assume that if you’re not experiencing any pain, you don’t have a problem. But regular teeth cleanings play an important role in dental care. Although daily brushing and flossing are important, they need to be supplemented by regular teeth cleanings. These visits are an essential part […]

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Aug 17 2018
Mouth Guard

How to Determine If You Need A Mouth Guard

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Are you considering mouth guards to protect your teeth? Custom dental mouth guards are used by athletes to defend the teeth and mouth from damage in sports. They can also be used by people who suffer from bruxism – tooth grinding – as a way to stop grinding during the night, when the sufferer is […]

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Aug 17 2018
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Botox & Dentistry

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Botox is most commonly known as a cosmetic treatment that helps give the skin a healthier and more youthful appearance. When used in cosmetic care, it temporarily reduces movement of small muscles in the face that tend to deepen lines and wrinkles. Some people have even reported other benefits to the use of Botox. Many […]

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Jul 18 2018
Mouth Guard

The Importance of a Mouth Guard

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Mouth guards can protect your teeth as well as other parts of your mouth, such as your gums, from damage. They can be custom-molded in your dentist’s office, with a lab creating a guard to comfortably fit your mouth and address your needs. What is a Mouth Guard? Mouth guards are plastic devices that are […]

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Jul 18 2018
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Treatments for Pediatric Dentistry

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Pediatric dentistry helps establish the beginning of a lifetime of dental care. It’s an important component to ensuring that your child’s oral health and smile will serve them far into the future. What is Pediatric Dentistry? Pediatric dentistry is the care that dentists provide for a child’s teeth, gums, and mouth. This begins when the […]

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May 16 2018
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How to Choose the Right Dentist

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Brushing and flossing at least two times a day helps keep your teeth and gums clean, but you need more than that to ensure that they stay healthy. Routine dental cleanings and exams are an essential part of maintaining good oral health. When it comes to choosing a dentist for this type of care, how […]

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Apr 30 2018
Tips for Avoiding Cavities

Tips to Avoid Cavities

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When you have tooth damage due to bacteria, these areas are known as cavities. Since cavities can end up causing serious problems, you should focus on preventing them from developing in the first place. Learn more about what causes cavities, how to know if you might have them and how to stop them from occurring. […]

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Mar 22 2018
Genetics and Oral Health

Is Oral Health Genetic?

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Could your oral health lie within your genes? You make sure to practice good oral hygiene, yet you still experience cavities and other dental issues. That’s because the dental issues you’re experiencing could be linked to your genes. Genetics and Tooth Decay Research has shown that genetic variations influence the rate of dental caries. Specifically, […]

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Feb 27 2018
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Can Stress Cause Cavities?

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Stress is an unavoidable fact of our everyday lives. Uncontrolled stress can impact your immune system, sleep habits, digestive system and your mental health. Too much stress can also significantly affect your oral health. Stress can cause teeth, gum and other oral structure health issues. Common Oral Health Issues Related To Stress Cavities – When you’re […]

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