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Start Summer Vacation Right by Visiting Your Dentist

May 6, 2024

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Man sleeping with dog on hammock under trees

Whether you’re a kid or an adult, your summer vacation is well-deserved. Life has been nonstop since last fall. If you want to start the next round with some energy, you’ll need that rest and relaxation. You might already be postponing tasks and mentally shoving them into the “save for fall” box.

But that’s why you should visit your dentist now, before you get pulled in by the summertime lazy river. If you’re already in the vacation headspace and are reading this from a hammock, don’t doze off until you find out why. You’ll thank us later.

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What Your Dentist Wants You to Know About Oral Cancer

April 2, 2024

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dentist performing oral cancer screening on patient

This April, we’re focusing on raising awareness about the risks of oral cancer and giving you the information you need to stay safe. Oral cancer is a serious illness that can greatly affect your well-being, but if caught early and prevented, it can be controlled. Keep reading to discover the factors that increase your risk of oral cancer and how you can reduce your chances of getting it.

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Mind and Mouth Matters: How Your Oral Health Impacts Your Brain

March 4, 2024

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Woman blurry in the background touching fingers to an animated colorful brain in the foreground

Thoroughly brushing and flossing your teeth both morning and night is a simple and effective way to prevent dental problems, but did you know that it can also maintain your memories? It may surprise you to learn that your teeth can influence your cognitive function, but recent studies have indicated that there’s a connection between the two. Keep reading to learn more about how your oral health affects your brain!

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Romance & Oral Health: How Your Smile Affects Your Love Life

February 7, 2024

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A couple exchanging gifts on Valentine’s Day

Now that February is here, you may look forward to Valentine’s Day. It’s a great event to enjoy – a festive outing with your sweetheart is always nice. Still, don’t forget to prepare your mouth for the big day. Oral health and romance relate to each other strongly. You might upset your partner if your grin isn’t up to snuff. Luckily, your Crown Pointe dentist can help. Here’s how your smile affects your love life and ways to improve it.

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Resolution Request: 3 Tips to Help You Floss Every Day

January 2, 2024

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Nose to chin view of a woman using a floss pick

A new year has arrived replete with opportunities for self-improvement. Many people resolve to improve their physical fitness by drinking more water or visiting the gym every day but continue to neglect their mouths. Even if you brush consistently twice a day, you’re still at risk of developing gum disease. That means if you aren’t a regular flosser, now’s the perfect time to start! If you’re worried that you’ll have a hard time sticking with it, keep reading for 3 tips to help you keep up with this healthy hygiene habit.

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How Should You Care for Teeth During Holiday Travels?

December 1, 2023

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dentist helping patient about to travel for holidays

As the festive season gains momentum, chances are you’ll be on the move, whether by car to visit loved ones or by plane to a holiday destination. Amidst the hustle and bustle, it’s crucial not to neglect your oral health, as neglecting it could impact your year-end smile. Continue reading to learn about four strategies to ensure a vibrant and healthy smile throughout your holiday excursions.

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How Can Thanksgiving Dinner Be Healthy for Our Teeth? Let Us Count the Ways

November 10, 2023

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Turkey

Thanksgiving dinner is a tasty occasion full of crowd-pleasing fare such as turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and green bean casserole. While these all certainly make for a delicious spread, some recipes for these cuisines can also be recipes for dental disaster. Oftentimes, Thanksgiving foods are high in sugars and starches that can provide a feast for the bacteria that cause tooth decay and gum disease. Here are a few tips from your dentist that can help keep your Thanksgiving dinner from causing cavities in the smiles of your friends and family.

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6 Tips to Avoid Oral Health Issues This Halloween!

October 26, 2023

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Bucket of Halloween candy

Halloween is almost here! As you are almost done putting together your family’s costumes and carving pumpkins, it’s a good idea to be mindful of your kids’ dental health during this time of year. As fun as celebrating Halloween is, it doesn’t usually have the best effect on teeth. Fortunately, this doesn’t mean you need to steer clear of all the candy coming your way! Here are some tips to keep your kids’ smiles healthy this spooky season.

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How Can BOTOX Treat TMJ Disorder?

September 23, 2023

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Patient receiving BOTOX injection near her jaw

BOTOX is well-known for its cosmetic applications. Indeed, it has the potential to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles that result from decades of repeated facial movements. It could make you look years younger! But did you know that BOTOX also has some medical uses? In many cases, it can be an effective way to treat TMJ disorder. How can it do so? This blog post explains.

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BOTOX Does More than Reduce Wrinkles!

August 30, 2023

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Man receiving BOTOX injection close to his eye

When you hear the word “BOTOX,” you probably think about its cosmetic applications. Indeed, it has the power to minimize movement-based lines and help patients look and feel younger. However, BOTOX does more than just reduce wrinkles! In fact, it is an effective treatment for a number of medical conditions. Read this blog post to discover how it might be able to help you enjoy a healthier, more comfortable life.

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