Dental Health

September is National Gum Care Month

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September is National Gum Care Month. With an estimated 3 out of 4 American adults having gingivitis, the first step in gum disease, we thought it would be helpful to share a little bit about what gum disease is and learn more about this potentially serious condition. Gingivitis Gingivitis is the first step of gum…

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Keeping On Schedule With Health Routines

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As we look toward the fall and what is normally the traditional back to school time, we know our usual routines will be different this year. Perhaps sports are on hold, classes are online, and we ourselves as parents are working remotely while trying to manage our homes and our children’s learning. It’s a lot.…

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Preventative Dental Care Is Key To Good Health

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With dental offices re-opening this summer, many patients are getting familiar with the new health and safety guidelines our office – and offices across the country – are following in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic. As individuals gauge when they are ready to return to some of their normally scheduled routines, it’s important to…

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Smoking & Your Dental Health

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40 million U.S. adults smoke cigarettes, and about 4.7 million middle and high school students use at least one tobacco product, including e-cigarettes. Each year, nearly half a million Americans die prematurely of smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke, making tobacco use the leading cause of preventable disease, disability, and death in the United States.…

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A Tooth By Any Other Name…

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Teeth. We use them every day and work hard to keep them strong and healthy. Since we value each tooth so much, we thought a little refresher on dental terminology would be fun to remind us all of the different types of teeth, their role in how we eat, speak, and smile, and the other…

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Thumb Sucking & Your Child’s Teeth

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When kids are little, they try to put pretty much everything in their mouths. At a young age, it’s just another way for them to explore and make sense of their world. Whether it be a chunky block, a pacifier, or a very handy thumb, sucking on something is an effective and easy way for…

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Welcoming You Back!

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Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your health and safety. Procedures To Keep You Safe AND Comfortable Infection control has always…

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Root Canals: Getting To The Root Of The Problem

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Root canal. We’ve heard about the treatment before and may have even had one. But why are root canals necessary? A “Root Canal” On Your Tooth’s Root Canal In addition to the descriptive name we use for the treatment, a root canal is also the term used to describe the cavity or space in the…

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