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July 30, 2022

Man brushing teeth isolated on whiteA good oral hygiene routine is essential for not just maintaining a healthy smile but your overall health as well. Along with frequent brushing and flossing, routine exams and cleaning by a dentist and oral hygienist will help prevent hidden oral health issues from arising and potentially becoming serious health concerns.

While brushing, flossing and a good mouthwash/rinse...

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July 15, 2022

With 20 baby teeth and 32 adult teeth in your child's mouth, there are a lot of teeth to keep track of. As the adult teeth below the gum line continue to grow, the roots of the baby teeth above them will slowly begin to dissolve, and the baby tooth will start to loosen.

Although the first few could be scary for your child, and they may want to keep playing with the loose...

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June 30, 2022

Man with gum inflammation closeupOccurring at least once in nearly everyone's life gum disease is one of the most common conditions seen and treated by dentists and oral medical professionals. In its initial stages, gum disease can feel like just minor soreness or tenderness in the gum line. However, if left untreated or steps are not taken to prevent the progression, the minor gum inflammation or gingivitis can quickly become full periodontitis...

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June 18, 2022

It’s no wonder why disorders of the temporomandibular joint, or TMJ, are so common and can be quite painful and aggravating. As the two joints that connect the upper and lower jaw, the TMJ likely sees more stressful use throughout the day than any other joint.

From talking to eating and swallowing, the TMJ is prone to overuse, soreness, and misalignment....

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May 09, 2022
Woman undergoing a dental examination

May is National Dental Care Month. Do you know how to maintain optimal oral health? Now is a great time to reconsider your daily and annual oral care, and to take any steps necessary to improve and enhance those efforts to preserve and perfect your smile. Need a little help? Use the contact form on this page to schedule a consultation today.

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April 12, 2022
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April is Stress Awareness Month. Are you aware of what stress can do to your smile?

Stress creates energy in the body. This energy may manifest as movement, aggression, or even resignation. It may also result in tooth clenching and grinding (bruxism). Clenching the jaw as a result of stress may be a conscious expulsion of energy. More often, however, it is an unconscious reaction to stress. In many cases, it occurs during sleep.

Temporary bruxism isn’t...

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March 09, 2022

A smile makeover is a comprehensive service that uses a combination of general, restorative, and cosmetic treatments to completely renovate the smile. With this option, all of the functional and aesthetic issues impacting your smile can be corrected at the same time, which can help to reduce overall recovery and allow you to enjoy your newly beautified smile in a much shorter period of time.

A smile makeover will focus primarily on functional and aesthetic issues. General dental problems such as tooth infections or gum disease will need to be addressed before...

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February 08, 2022
Cartoon of teeth and oral care instruments hugging a heart

February is American Heart Month, a campaign from the American Heart Association intended to get regular folks thinking about their heart health. This makes February a great time to consider the impact your oral health has on heart health, and to make adjustments as needed to keep your heart (and your smile) healthy and strong for life.

Gum Disease and Cardiovascular Health

According to research...

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January 11, 2022
Young woman covering mouth, wondering if there is a cure for bad breath

Bad breath can result from a number of issues. Among the most common are:

  • Foods and Beverages. The foods and beverages we consume have a direct impact on our breath. Obviously, things like garlic will have an impact, but so too will carbohydrates, sugars, and dairy products
    How to Fight It. Brush your teeth after every meal and snack. Floss twice...
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December 14, 2021
Woman floating in space

Obstructive sleep apnea impacts an estimated one in five adults in the United States, but research has found that only around 10% of these cases are ever diagnosed. This poses serious health risks for the remaining 90% of people experiencing the condition.

Untreated sleep apnea can result in metabolic syndrome, an increased risk for heart attack and stroke, and an increased risk for...

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