Dentistry Articles

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Why Is Smoking So Bad For Your Teeth?

It’s common knowledge that smoking can lead to lung cancer and severe cardio-pulmonary issues that may become life threatening. And while these conditions are serious, there’s another part of your body that’s commonly affected by frequent tobacco use—your mouth and teeth. Aside from causing teeth discouloration, smoking can also: Increase your risk of oral cancer

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What Your Mouth Can Reveal About Your Health

Did you know that your mouth, teeth and gums reveal major clues about your general health? That means that every time you visit our practice for a general check or cleaning, you’re doing more than just protecting your teeth from cavities—in fact, you could be preventing an array of unwanted health problems in your future.

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Sparkling Water: Good or Bad for Your Teeth?

There’s a new trend among us—and for the most part, it’s a good one! Today, more and more people are swapping out soft drinks for a carbonated beverage that’s a healthier alternative—sparkling water. And while it’s certainly better for your teeth than drinking a high-in-sugar beverage, there are a few things you should consider before

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Is Chewing Gum Really Bad for Your Teeth?

It’s a habit many people across the world chew on every day—literally. Chewing gum. There are thousands of varieties, some which even claim to improve your mood, reduce hunger cravings or stimulate brain activity. But what kind of effect does chewing gum actually have on your teeth? Here are a few facts about gum to

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5 Remedies for Your Toothache

We’ve all been there—whether it comes on in an instant or slowly creeps up on us, a toothache is no fun to deal with. Typically caused by decay, receding gums or even a broken or loose filling, it’s important that the root cause of your toothache is addressed—making a visit to our practice a priority.

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5 Ways to Prevent Cavities

At some point in your life, you’ve probably heard these four little words from your dentist—”You’ve got a cavity.” While some people simply accept cavities as a normal part of life, we’d like to let you in on a little secret—there’s something you can do to prevent them. In fact, there are a few things

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New Year Resolutions for a Healthier Smile

We all want to start 2018 off right—for some, that might mean vowing to eat healthier, exercising more than you have in the past or making quality family time a top priority. Whatever your resolutions are for the New Year, we hope you don’t forget about something very important—your oral health! Here are a few

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