Category: Family Dentistry

Putting The Family In Family Dentistry

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As a parent, you know the difficulties of teaching your child positive health habits. Oral hygiene habits start at an early age and can be difficult to retrain after your little one has learned them. The early placement of dental priorities can give them the tools they need to thrive through to adulthood and beyond…. Read more »

Proper Practices When Brushing Your Teeth

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Whether you are aware of it or not, your smile is constantly facing the effects of various oral health threats and concerns. Though many patients are quick to jump to concerns such as tooth decay and gum disease (and we can’t blame you, they are very common), these are only the tip of the iceberg…. Read more »

Why Filling Those Cavities Matters

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Brushing your teeth may come as second nature by now. After all, you have been doing it for the majority of your life, and it has become so ingrained in your everyday routine that you may wake every morning and brush, or brush before bed without even giving it much thought. During this process, however,… Read more »

Ways Flossing Benefits Your Smile

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It goes without saying that preventive dental care is the name of the game when it comes to caring for your smile. After all, your only real line of defense is dental enamel, and while it may be the strongest substance in the human body, it is far from indestructible. As a result, we must… Read more »

What To Know About Dental Care And Pregnancy

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Your oral health is influenced by a number of factors, and the better you are able to address them, the better the outcome will be. Indeed, maintaining a strong and healthy grin for life is no easy feat, and it is important to understand how these factors interact with your teeth and what steps you… Read more »

Oral Care And Your Mental Health

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Your health matters tremendously, and we mean more than just your oral health. Your physical health, mental health, and more contribute to a lot more than you might readily expect, and as such, it is imperative you take strides to ensure you are taken care of and healthy. This Sunday, October 10, is World Mental… Read more »

Caring For Your Smile In The Fall

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Sometimes making it into the dentist’s office is a lot easier said than done. For instance, maybe dental anxiety prevents you from attending your routine visits, or maybe a vacation or other event causes you to prolong seeking necessary treatment. Regardless of the causes, however, one thing remains consistent: the longer you wait to seek… Read more »

What Comprises Effective Prevention?

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Just as cosmetic dentistry is an area that specifically handles surface-level concerns, restorative dentistry is a unique area that addresses issues more commonly associated with damage to your oral health, function, and structure. What’s more? The last thing you or your dentist want is for you to permanently lose a tooth, and as such, restorative… Read more »

Why Restorative Treatment Is Important

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Taking care of your smile is a lifelong endeavor, and an effective dental routine is the number one way to pave a path for a healthy grin. Even still, accidents can occur at any time, and depending on the severity of the situation, your preventive routine might not cut it. Asa result, a backup plan… Read more »

Important Purposes Of Dental Checkups

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From a young age, you are often told about the necessity of brushing your teeth. Indeed, you were told how cavities and other concerns could cause your teeth to rot, and without proper care, they could lead to permanent tooth loss. While nobody wants to lose a natural structure, sometimes a person must make the… Read more »