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How Your Dentist Can Tell if You’re Stressed

These days, a lot of us understand that stress has a negative impact on not just our minds, but also our bodies. We talk about stress with our family, our friends, our coworkers, and our doctors. But where does the … Continue reading

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Celebrating “Eat Better, Eat Together Month” and Having Better Oral Health

As our lives today get busier, it’s easy to lose sight of what matters most: quality, face-to-face time with our family. That’s what “Eat Better, Eat Together Month” hopes to address, urging all of us to get back to basics … Continue reading

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Achieving a Straighter Smile by Holiday Time

Shopping list, vacation planning, company parties – there’s a lot to think about this coming holiday season, but one thing that you may not be thinking much about? Your smile. If you’ve been struggling with having confidence behind your smile, … Continue reading

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TMJ Disorders are Common for Teenagers

Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD) is a common concern for teenage kids, according to the American Association for Pediatric Dentistry. The Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) is a complex area of the face that connects the jaw bone, the pit of temporal bone, and … Continue reading

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How Oral Health Changes as We Age

September 9th is National Grandparents Day, which is the perfect time to talk about oral health for aging adults! Whether you’re a grandparent who wants a great smile for all the photos and selfies with the grandkids, or you’re wondering … Continue reading

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These Foods Help Promote Better Oral Health

You’re often told what to stay away from to maintain good oral health (for instance, anything high in sugar), but what about foods that help you achieve a better smile? For the record, we’re not advising that you completely stay … Continue reading

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What is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

Baby bottle tooth decay, sometimes referred to as Early Childhood Caries, occurs when there is frequent exposure of a child’s tooth or teeth to sugary liquids. Even naturally-occurring sugars from milk can cause tooth decay in a child. Even if … Continue reading

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Yes, Sleep Apnea Can Affect Young Children Too!

Snoring in children can be a sign of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea – something your family dentist can actually help you screen for & and treat. What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder characterized by complications in … Continue reading

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Book Your Dental Appointment Now Before the Back-to-School Rush

While a regular dental check-up is necessary throughout the year, it’s especially important for children and teens to go before school starts. According to the AAPD, almost 51 million school hours are missed due to dental-related health issues in the … Continue reading

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What are Dental Flippers, and Do I Need Them?

If you have to wait a few days for dental surgery to replace a missing tooth and do not want to have a visible gap in your teeth, then you may be offered flipper teeth in the interim. Depending on … Continue reading

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