High Frequency Acceleration Could Decrease Bone Loss

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We’re always interested in new develpments that can help aid our patients and not only make their experience with us more comfortable but also promote their overall health. One area that is showing some interesting developments is in relation to tooth extractions and the possible prevention of bone loss at the site of the extraction. Like…

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Healthy Teeth Need Healthy Treats

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Many of us know which foods are not the best for our teeth – sugary treats like candy, cookies and pies and starchy foods like potato chips, french fries and even dried fruits are all high on the list. These foods all have a lot of sugar, aiding in the production of bacteria and, ultimately,…

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Oral Health – The Big Picture

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We sometimes forget when we visit different health care providers that our health is based on a holistic picture – what we do for one part of us can affect another, either for the good or bad. The condition of our oral health is strongly tied to our overall wellness. Periodontal disease is a chronic inflammatory…

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The Toothpick Through Time

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When we think of toothpicks, most of us generally think of those little wood sticks, sometimes scented and sometimes not, we pick up on the way out of a restaurant after dinner.  But did you know, the common toothpick has quite a long history? Historical Pickings In the time of our prehistoric ancestors, toothpicks were made…

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Guarding Against Dental Damage!

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The start of the new school year is here and with it come all of the after-school activities that kids are involved in today.  As you sign your child up for their favorite  activity, also remember to have the appropriate gear and safety precautions considered to keep their body AND their teeth safe. Mouth Guards Mouth…

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A More Confident Smile with Invisalign®

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Smiling.  It’s such a powerful gesture, conveying happiness and confidence, welcome and friendship.  When you are confident in your smile, it shows. If you think you that you’re past the stage of correcting your smile or that orthodontia is something you are not ready to commit to, Invisalign® is the perfect option for you.  This cutting-edge…

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Heart Disease and Your Oral Health

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Cardiovascular diseases cause more than 30 percent of deaths globally.  These diseases, including coronary artery disease and heart attack among others, affect the structure and function of the heart.  In addition to watching your weight, eating a healthy diet, exercising and not smoking control, studies have shown it may be beneficial to also actively maintain the care of your…

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Rushing? Make Time for Brushing!

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Brushing your teeth should be as much a part of your daily routine as having breakfast, lunch and dinner.  We may sometimes forget how important this daily activity is for our dental and overall physical health but, if you make certain to take care of them, you’re helping to ensure a lifetime of healthy teeth.…

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Stop Fussing Over Nail-Biting and Thumb-sucking?

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It sometimes seems like when children are young they put EVERYTHING in their mouths, from their thumbs, to their nails to that long-forgotten cracker that rolled under the couch!   Parents wisely worry about building blocks becoming choking hazards or children picking up germs from that toy they are popping in their mouth right after…

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