Got a Picky Eater in the Family?

Got a picky eater in the family? Perhaps a six-year-old who won’t eat anything but hot dogs? Or an elderly parent who seems to eat nothing at all? If there are vital nutrients missing from a diet, one of the first places that there’s obvious trouble is in the mouth.

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How Dairy Improves Your Oral Health

On the list of foods that are good for teeth, dairy makes up several items. Milk, cheese & yogurt contain many vitamins & minerals that support dental health, but that’s not the only thing they contribute.

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Dry Mouth & Your Dental Health

It’s not uncommon to experience dry mouth, but did you know that it can affect your overall dental health? Fortunately, dry mouth alone is usually not a severe issue as long as it isn’t persistent. 

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Alleviating Dental Anxiety

It’s very common to experience anxiety or general nervousness when visiting the dentist. We don’t want anything to get in the way of you receiving the dental care you need to keep your teeth & body healthy, so we want to help you be as comfortable as possible at your dental appointments.

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Teaching Your Child Good Dental Habits

Good dental habits like brushing your teeth are important for your oral & overall health, but to kids, they can feel like a chore. Even though baby teeth will fall out eventually, it’s important to keep them healthy because they are guides & space holders for permanent teeth. Here are some…

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The Difference Between Baby Teeth & Permanent Teeth

Most of us lost the last of our baby teeth years ago, but have you ever thought about why you need two sets of teeth in the first place? Both baby teeth & permanent teeth are important for your continued dental health, although there are a few key differences between the two. 

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Why a Dental Cleaning Is Not Just a Teeth Cleaning

Dental cleaning appointments have more than one benefit to patients. Like a spa day for your teeth, cleaning appointments include two phases—scaling & polishing—that together give you the smooth, clean teeth you expect, along with some more benefits.

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What’s Your Floss Made Of?

You may know of dental floss as an essential part of your dental hygiene routine, but did you know that there are different types of dental floss? Like toothbrushes & toothpaste, which kind is best for you depends on your unique dental needs. 

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What You Need to Know About Your Jaw Bone

Taking care of your teeth has an unseen benefit: It preserves your jaw bone as well. Your jaw is an integral part of your oral health as it connects your teeth to your skull. Caring for your teeth is a big part of caring for your jaw, but there are some additional things you should know.

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The Importance of Dental Exams

You probably know that it’s important to visit your dentist regularly for teeth cleanings to help prevent tooth decay, but did you know that a visit to your dentist has other benefits?

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