March 30, 2020
Our teeth can seem impervious to damage sometimes, especially when we’re young. They can seem like the perfect tools to hold or open things in a pinch. But did you know that habits like these can actually end up breaking your teeth? That can lead to having a chipped tooth, which can be painful and costly to treat, not to mention being aesthetically displeasing. In today’s blog post, your dentist discusses three things you should avoid doing if you want to keep your teeth in one piece.
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March 3, 2020
The month of March includes many celebrations, such as St. Patrick’s Day and the first day of spring. But did you know that it’s also National Nutrition Month? That’s right, there is an entire month dedicated to helping you learn how to eat healthier. While having a healthy body is important, today let’s focus on how to eat better for the sake of your oral health.
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February 28, 2020
Tooth enamel is an amazing substance, in fact, it’s the hardest material in the entire body, even stronger than bone. This outer layer of the teeth keeps them healthy and protects them from the ever-present threat of harmful bacteria, acid, and food debris found in the mouth. However, recent research unveils genetics and the structure of tooth enamel could play a larger part than we think in how long is lasts. Read on to learn more about what the research says, and how you can help your enamel remain intact. (more…)
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February 16, 2020
Have you ever wondered why February is officially dubbed as Children’s Dental Health Month? Parents know how difficult it is to encourage their little ones to take proper care of their teeth and gums. Dedicating a few weeks out of the year to building great oral habits with your child can help them build a routine that will prevent problems from developing when they’re adults. Read on for four tips from a children’s dentist to get your little one interested in brushing and flossing. (more…)
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January 11, 2020
In regards to oral health, people tend to focus on their teeth alone. But your gums are very important as well because they give your teeth their strength and support. They also cover and protect the roots, which are otherwise very sensitive if they’re exposed. Unfortunately, receding gums are quite common and often lead to sensitivity and other dental problems. In this blog, you’ll learn about the various causes of gum recession, whether the gums can “grow back” on their own, and what your treatment options are. Find out more below!
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