Dental Health

Summer Sports Hydration

Safe Summer Sports Practice School sports and band practice season is upon us. These Summer pratices can get really hot and sweaty. Kids have different reactions to heat than adults. Keeping kids hydrated is super important to preventing serious heat related problems. Water or Sports Drink It’s a common belief that if kids are in…

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WHAT TO DO IN DENTAL EMERGENCIES

General Rules A general rule for dental emergencies involving the mouth, teeth or tongue injuries is to rinse with warm water to clean the area and apply a cold compress to reduce swelling. For a Knocked-Out Tooth If one of the adult teeth is knocked out, you may – rinse – then attempt to put it…

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ADULT TOOTH LOSS

Kid Stuff Losing teeth for kids often means a visit from the tooth fairy. For children, tooth loss is a natural part of growing up. Grown ups experience tooth loss too. Generally for Adults tooth loss occurs when a tooth has cracked, decayed or for some reason has become beyond the help of a simple filling. What…

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WHY ARE WE ALWAYS GOING ON ABOUT DENTAL FLOSS?

Dental floss helps to clean those hard to reach areas in between your teeth. Brushing alone does NOT reach more than 30% of the tooth surface. Flossing can really get in there and clean up! Five Steps to Flossing Like a Pro Break off about 18 inches of floss and wind most of it around…

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TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK

The first week of May is Teacher Appreciation Week. At Family Laser & Cosmetic Dentistry, we extend our gratitude and appreciation to all of the teachers who touch so many lives. Teaching Dental Care Takes A Village Frequently, teachers introduce and reinforce good oral hygiene to their students. We wanted to offer our thanks to…

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DOES STRESS AFFECT YOUR TEETH?

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Many people experience stress in their lives. Constantly rushing from event to event, appointment to appointment, without taking a moment to slow down can have unhealthy consequences for not only our mental health but also our physical health. It can even manifest itself in grinding our teeth. Stress, Stress, Everywhere Bruxism is the often unconscious…

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DON’T STOP READING!

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This is the last week of March Reading Month, but don’t stop reading! Reading For Young Children There are a number of studies that indicate the benefits of reading, particularly reading aloud to young children. Many books have been written to help children understand their trip to the Dentist. Subjects include: a child’s first visit…

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Spring Cleaning For Your Teeth, Too!

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Regular professional dental cleanings are important for oral and overall health. What To Expect When you arrive, a general medical history will be reviewed and recorded, keeping aware of any changes that might impact your dental health. In addition to cleaning your teeth, often x-rays are used to take a peek behind the scenes, monitoring…

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Dental Implants Support Healthy Smiles

Are you self-conscious about your smile? Do you have trouble eating due to damaged or missing teeth? An estimated 20 million people in North America suffer the physical and emotional effects of missing teeth. At Family Laser & Cosmetic Dentistry, we want you to be proud of your smile with dental implants. Dental Implants Provide the Second Chance…

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