Category Archives: Family Dentistry

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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Scaling and Root Planing Explained

Scaling and root planing is a deep cleaning below the gumline that is used to treat gum disease.

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The Power Behind A Smile

Is the appearance of your teeth causing you to hide your smile or smile less often? Your smile is one of the most noticeable — and powerful — facial expressions you own. If you have teeth that are crooked, discolored … Continue reading

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The Truth About Fluoride and Children

Although it has been debated, fluoride in correct doses is one of the safest and most effective ways to prevent tooth decay. If you are a parent, you should know that the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists recently changed their … Continue reading

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Seven Causes of Receding Gums

While a receding hairline is often noticed more quickly than a receding gum line, gum recession is a very important dental health topic that needs your attention. Gum recession may cause tooth sensitivity in some people, while others do not … Continue reading

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