Tooth Pain? 5 Root Canal Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

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Needing a root canal isn’t the record-scratching drama most people think it is. It’s really not that bad. It’s a routine procedure that too many people put off. People ignore root canal symptoms, thinking and hoping they’ll just go away. But, we’re here to tell you if you’re experiencing any of these signs you need a root canal, it’s time to … Read More

Are You Flossing Correctly?: 4 Proper Flossing Tips for Happy Gums

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“So, have you been flossing?” The dreaded question that you have to answer every time you go to the dentist. You give a sheepish smile and answer, “I floss when I remember to.”  You’re not alone here. One-third of Americans never floss, and the majority report that they floss less than daily.  But, as you also probably know, flossing is … Read More

Is Your Child Scared of the Dentist? Here’s What You Need to Do

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Fear of the dentist is one of the most common phobias there is. In adults, some studies show nearly 1 in 5 people have dental phobia. In children, it’s even more frequent, with one study showing almost half of the participants experiencing anxiety related to the dentist.   While easing fear in adults can sometimes be a matter of reason and … Read More

5 Things You Should Ask a Dentist During Your Next Visit

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Say ahhhh. Check out that gorgeous smile! How are your teeth feeling? Any concerns? Then don’t be afraid to ask! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 64.4 percent of adults and 84.6 of children visited the dentist in the past year. Even when we manage to schedule an appointment in our already busy lives, we sometimes forget to ask … Read More

Beneficial Minerals and Vitamins for Your Teeth

Beneficial Minerals and Vitamins for Your Teeth

Your oral health is a big part of your overall health as well. Healthy teeth can mean a healthy heart, can lead to better food choices and can mean a life with less mouth pain. Though everyone knows that brushing and flossing are essential to the health of your mouth, there are other ways you can help to boost your … Read More

Best Foods to Eat (And Not Eat) after a Root Canal

Best Foods to Eat (And Not Eat) after a Root Canal

Dental procedures are hardly ever enjoyable, for the most part, having a dental procedure done can lead to stress, and worry before and after the procedure. For those that go to a reliable and experienced office, however, your dental procedure should be done in a timely manner, be efficient, and your dentist and a dental team will help you learn … Read More

2019 Is Your Year for Dental Health

2019 is Your Year for Dental Health

Oftentimes, the last thing that we have time to think about is dental care. We get wrapped up in our day to day activities so often that we forget the importance of dental care. Fortunately, there is always time to make a New Years Resolution towards better dental health. However, we become too hard on ourselves when we don’t take … Read More

What Happens to Your Teeth during Pregnancy?

What Happens to Your Teeth during Pregnancy?

Pregnancy affects almost every aspect of a woman’s life including her dental health. While most women tend to think that taking care of their mouth and teeth isn’t a big deal, research shows that there is a strong relationship between the dental health of the mother and the overall health of the baby. In between the long trips to a … Read More

Protecting Your Teeth during Colds and Flu Season

Protecting Your Teeth during Colds and Flu Season

Eating well, resting, and taking good care of yourself are some of the most important things that you need to do when you have a cold or flu. But, did you know that good dental care can also go a long way in helping you when you are sick? In fact, oral care when you are sick is even more … Read More

What to Expect at Your Child’s First Dental Visit

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So your child has just popped their first tooth or they may have a full set of pearly whites in their mouth already. However, you may be asking if it is too early for your child’s first dental visit. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) has recommended that kids first dental visit be within the six months after that … Read More