Category Archives: Family Dentistry

Brush Up On Your Tongue Health

When you consider your oral health, you probably think of your teeth and gums. While these are two critical components of your oral health, there is another area that is just as important, yet often gets overlooked: your tongue! Your … Continue reading

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Why Do My Gums Bleed When I Brush?

It is not uncommon to hear patients say that their gums bleed when they brush or floss. Finding “pink in the sink” after oral hygiene routine can be a warning sign that your gums need attention. While it may not … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Toothbrush

Brushing is essential if you want optimal oral health. However, just picking up any toothbrush and dragging it across your teeth isn’t enough. It is also important to have the right toothbrush and use it correctly. If not, you may … Continue reading

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Get Your Floss On

We know you are tempted to end your dental hygiene routine with brushing and rinsing. However, failing to pick up your floss can cause more detriment than you think. If you are like most people, you have tight spaces in … Continue reading

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E-Cigarettes Can Still Harm Your Oral Health

More and more smokers are making the switch to e-cigarettes. The obvious advantages of using e-cigarettes are that they do not contain tobacco and they don’t produce smoke. Instead, they are battery-powered and work by producing an aerosol that you … Continue reading

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What Your Saliva Says About Your Health

The average person produces two to four pints of saliva every day. But, what exactly can your spit reveal about your health? A lot more than you think! You may know saliva for its role in helping you speak, swallow … Continue reading

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When Your Child Needs Sedation Dentistry

Do you have a child that suffers from significant anxiety before going to the dentist? If it is preventing your child from getting the dental care he or she needs, you may want to consider sedation dentistry. Don’t let the … Continue reading

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The Power of a Pretty Smile

Did you know that approximately 92 percent of Americans consider a beautiful smile as one of their most important features? An attractive smile can improve your self-confidence, help your relationships and even advance your professional career. Unfortunately, few of us … Continue reading

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Enamel Hypoplasia and Your Child

Just like any other developmental defect in the body, there can also be defects within your teeth. Enamel hypoplasia refers to an enamel defect that can affect primary teeth or permanent teeth. Parents may first become aware of this developmental … Continue reading

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Oral Health Problems Common in Seniors

Your oral health plays a significant role in your overall health and each stage of life presents its own unique oral health challenges. For senior adults, these can often be overlooked. However, addressing some of these dental problems can make … Continue reading

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