Category Archives: Oral Health

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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Know The Facts About Oral Cancer

In the United States, one person dies every hour from oral cancer. It is a cancer in which early detection is absolutely critical to survival rate. Oral cancer can affect any area of the mouth including the lips, gum tissues, … 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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When a Regular Cleaning Isn’t Enough

While many patients are cleared to maintain a regular professional cleaning every six months, it is not uncommon for some patients to need a little extra care from their dentist. One of the most significant discoveries in recent dental research … 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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Bone Grafting and Dental Implants

Often referred to as a “modern miracle” in dentistry, dental implants are the most advanced solution for replacing missing teeth. The key to a successful dental implant experience is adequate jaw support. Unlike dentures, dental implants use a titanium post … Continue reading

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Eight Ways Smoking Affects Your Oral Health

Smoking is primarily known for its harm to your lung and heart health. However, smoking a cigarette also negatively impacts your oral health. There are certainly options in restorative dentistry to repair some of the damage that smoking causes to … Continue reading

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5 Reasons For Bad Breath

It’s a sensitive subject, but bad breath needs to be addressed. Not only is halitosis (chronic bad breath) terrible for your social life, but it can also be an indicator that your oral health or overall heath has been compromised. … Continue reading

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Stress and Your Oral Health

Let’s face it; life can be stressful. If you are not finding ways to reduce or manage stress, it can quickly take its toil on your health. Stress can impact your skin, your weight, your heart and even your mouth. … Continue reading

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Mouth Cancer: What is Your Risk?

Unfortunately, the word “cancer” is not uncommon in our daily language. There are two types of cancers that you don’t often hear about that are killing Americans: oral and pharyngeal cancer. According to statistics from the American Cancer Society, an … Continue reading

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