Category Archives: Preventative Dentistry

Your Smile As You Age

Our body’s natural aging process is inevitable. The years take a toll on our bones, skin and organs. Your teeth are no different. Since we use our teeth on a daily basis, it is not surprising that over time we … Continue reading

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Is It Time For a Night Guard?

Do you clench or grind your teeth at night? Perhaps we should ask your partner! Nighttime teeth grinding, or bruxism, causes many problems, including those that go beyond your mouth and affect your partner’s quality of rest. If you’re guilty … 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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Is Your Mouth Causing Your Headaches?

Chronic headaches can be disruptive and painful, reducing the quality of life for those who suffer. Although headaches can be a sign of many medical conditions, a significant number of patients find that the source of their headaches is in … Continue reading

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What Your Dentist Needs to Know

If it isn’t in my mouth, my dentist doesn’t need to know, right? Wrong. Many believe that “the mouth is the window to your overall health.” There are several health conditions that affect your teeth and gums. You should always … Continue reading

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Mouth Sores: When To Worry

Most people have suffered from a mouth sore at some point in their life. Typically occurring on the tongue, inside of the cheek, lips or gums, mouth sores can be very irritating and painful, especially when eating or drinking. There … Continue reading

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Custom Mouthguards Can Prevent Concussions

Did you know that 5-10% of athletes will experience a concussion in any given sport season? According to the CDC, 1.6 million to 3.8 million concussions occur each year. Sports-related incidents are gaining widespread attention and even President Obama has … Continue reading

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Which Floss Is Best?

Did you brush your teeth today but neglect to floss? You just missed nearly 35% of your tooth’s surface by skipping flossing. Unfortunately, up to half of all Americans confess they do not floss their teeth as part of their … Continue reading

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Halloween and Oral Health

The October holiday that all dentists fear is quickly approaching. Halloween is just around the corner, threatening an exponential consumption of candy in a short amount of time. If you are a parent that dreads the sugar load of Halloween … Continue reading

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Do You Grind Your Teeth At Night?

Statistics show that one in four people who visit a dentist suffer from teeth grinding, or bruxism. This condition is not restricted to a certain age group, socio-economic group or gender. Some patients grind their teeth during the day (consciously), … Continue reading

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