Category Archives: Oral Health

FAQs About Dental X Rays

Getting dental x-rays is an important component of your preventive dental care plan. Dental imaging has come a long way in past decades. Instead of traditional x-ray film, most modern dental offices offer digital imaging, which is more comfortable, safer … Continue reading

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Treat Your Headaches Without Drugs

Are you constantly relying on ibuprofen or other OTC pain relievers to get through the day? Chronic headaches can be a major disruption to your agenda, and they can certainly jeopardize your quality of life. If you are tired of … Continue reading

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Is Your Bad Breath a Sign of Gum Disease?

Bad breath is hard to hide. While a breath mint or stick of chewing gum can mask your bad breath temporarily, chronic halitosis needs more effective treatment. If you battle stinky breath on a daily basis, go ahead and make … Continue reading

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Managing Your Dental Health During Cancer Treatment

As many as four out of every ten people will be diagnosed with some type of cancer over the course of their lifetime. Cancer treatment has come a long way in its ability to send patients into remission. However, popular … Continue reading

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Oral Cancer: What’s Your Risk?

In honor of Oral Cancer Awareness Month, it’s the perfect time to help you understand this serious and potentially deadly type of cancer. While cancer anywhere in the body is unwelcome, it’s ugly consequences are less known when it comes … Continue reading

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Could Poor Dental Health Affect Your Brain?

There is no question that the condition of your oral health affects your entire body. You’ve probably heard that gum disease in particular can be linked to stroke, heart disease, diabetes and premature births when left untreated. However, could dental … Continue reading

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Are You A Diver? See Your Dentist

Have you ever heard of barodontalgia? If you are regular scuba diver, you are probably familiar with the term. Barodontalgia refers to a toothache caused by an increase in pressure (either at high altitudes or underwater). While a person may … Continue reading

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Halloween Candy: Tips From Your Dentist

That time of year is approaching when dentists across the nation cringe: Halloween. While we can’t make everyone hand out toothbrushes and apples, we can educate you on some tips to follow when it comes to Halloween candy and your … Continue reading

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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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Is Your Diet Darkening Your Smile?

There is no question that a white smile is a beautiful smile. However, sometimes the foods and drinks you love to consume are the ones that are sabotaging this desirable smile trait. Unfortunately, even healthy foods can be culprits to … Continue reading

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