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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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3 Summer Foods You Can Eat with Dental Implants

July 19, 2023

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person eating corn on the cob

As summer unfolds its bountiful culinary treasures, the pleasure of savoring seasonal delights is amplified by the confidence and convenience offered by dental implants. In this article, we’ll explore three delectable options that not only tantalize your taste buds but also ensure the safety and durability of your dental restorations. So, continue reading as we embark on a journey of culinary delight while celebrating the seamless harmony between your summer feasts and your dental implants.

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How to Handle a Dental Emergency on Vacation

June 10, 2023

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someone holding their tooth and wincing

Dental emergencies are never welcome—they’re painful, inconvenient, and can take time out of your valuable day. That goes double when you’re on vacation.

The last thing you want is for your summer getaway to be ruined by an emergency trip to the dentist’s office, or by a substantial amount of discomfort. If you’re wondering how best to handle those dental emergencies, it depends on what specifically you’re dealing with. Here’s how to deal with any situation you may come across.

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Why You May Want to See Your Dentist Before Summer Vacation

May 6, 2023

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family playing on a beach

When you’re busy getting everything together before summer vacation, there’s a lot that you have to keep in mind. What if you could have one less thing to worry about?

It might not have occurred to you, but your dentist can help you get some peace of mind before you leave for your vacation. Here are a few reasons why scheduling your family for a checkup before you go is a good idea.

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Oral Cancer Awareness Month: Signs and Symptoms of Oral Cancer

April 5, 2023

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graphic of a mouth besieged by disease

When you see your dentist for a routine checkup, most of the exam will be spent checking your teeth and gums for decay and disease. While this is vitally important, arguably the most critical part of the exam takes only moments—the oral cancer screening.

Detecting oral cancer early is crucial to treating the disease effectively, which is why dentists spend so much time spreading awareness about the signs and symptoms of the condition. Here are some things you should watch out for if you want to ensure you’re clear of oral cancer.

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