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Oral Health 10/16/2018

Dental visits are not typically among our favorite activities although, there are some who enjoy the extra clean feeling that comes with a professional dental cleaning. However, dental appointments are crucial to safeguarding our overall well-being. Consider this; studies have shown a correlation between oral health infections and cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer’s. If bacteria from […]

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Oral Health 09/29/2018

Wisdom teeth. They have such a fancy name, yet can cause so much trouble. However, while they may cause discomfort in some people, they are perfectly fine (and even helpful) to others. So how do you know whether you should have them removed or continue on your merry way with your wisdom teeth as lifelong […]

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Oral Health 09/26/2018

Every time someone wakes up in a movie, they go on to talk to the person next to them as if their breath smelled like cool winter mint. They kiss. They eat. They keep talking. Meanwhile, you know if that were real life, that odor would be intolerable. In fact, the smell is foul. You […]

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Cosmetic Dentistry 09/25/2018

Taking good care of your teeth and gums is essential for your overall wellbeing: Issues such as cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis have been linked to a person’s oral health. It’s also crucial if you want to show off a beautiful smile. In a world where image is so important, and where you only have one […]

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Oral Health 08/30/2018

Waking up with dry mouth is uncomfortable. Your tongue feels dirty, no matter how much water you drink, you still feel thirsty, and the inside of your mouth feels like you’ve been chewing on cotton. The discomfort you feel with dry mouth is not imagined. There’s an actual medical term for this condition: xerostomia; and […]

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Oral Health 08/20/2018

For many people, the thought of visiting the dentist causes great fear and anxiety. It’s not uncommon to meet people who avoid even routine dental cleanings like the plague. The thing is, you can only put it off for so long. Sooner or later you’ll notice that something is wrong, such as bleeding when you […]

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Oral Health 08/13/2018

Unless you’re an oral hygiene enthusiast, you likely sometimes get confused about oral health basics, such as when to floss, how often to use mouthwash, or for how long you should be brushing your teeth. Even if this topic isn’t among your favorites, prioritizing your oral health is essential to prevent tooth decay and gum […]

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Oral Health 07/25/2018

One of the reasons people don’t particularly enjoy going to the dentist is that after certain types of procedures, the patient ends up with a numb mouth for several hours. It can be inconvenient (speaking can become difficult), it can be embarrassing (thanks, drooling!), and it can have a significant impact on the things a […]

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Oral Health 07/23/2018

When it comes to flossing, most people will either give you a blank stare or reply with a lukewarm: “I do it sometimes.” While it may be an unpopular activity, it’s an essential one if you want to keep your teeth and gums in good condition. This is because every time you eat a meal, […]

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Oral Health 07/22/2018

There are usually two camps of people: Those who find joy in brushing their teeth religiously (for two full minutes each time), flossing every day, and using mouthwash after every brushing. Then there are those who do the bare minimum to keep their pearly whites clean. Regardless of which group you feel most comfortable in, […]

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