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How to Prevent Dry Mouth

September 1, 2020

Dry mouth can be caused by a variety of factors, but no matter the cause, dry mouth can increase your risk of tooth decay. So how can you prevent dry mouth, or find a way to alleviate the impact of dry mouth? Be Careful What You Eat Caffeine can exacerbate dry mouth, as can alcohol, even in mouth washes. Both can impact how hydrated your body is, contributing to dehydration, which can greatly affect dry mouth symptoms. Choosing beverages that...

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What You Need To Know About Dentures

August 3, 2020

If you’re considering dentures, understanding a little more about how they work and how to care for them well may be on your radar. Read on to learn more about what you need to know about dentures. They Come in All Shapes and Sizes Dentures are not all full sets of teeth, but can come in partial or full sets depending on your needs. Dentures are generally used when you are missing more than one or two teeth, however. Dentures are also...

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How Good Brushing Affects Gingivitis

July 2, 2020

The early form of gum disease, gingivitis may sound alarming, but it is preventable, and when present, treatable. Read on to find how good brushing affects gingivitis, and what you can do to prevent or treat early gum disease. Gingivitis is Preventable Gum disease begins when built up plaque irritates and harms gums, causing swelling, bleeding, and tenderness. Sometimes gum disease can be silently causing issues as well. But it is preventable, in...

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Can You Disinfect Your Toothbrush?

June 2, 2020

In the current pandemic, we are trying to protect ourselves and our families from illness, and reinfection from illness. Part of this can mean disinfecting everyday items. So if you’re asking “Can you disinfect your toothbrush?” Here are some safety tips to keep your toothbrush clean during the time of COVID-19. 1.) Isolate Your Personal Items If you’re showing any signs of illness, isolating yourself from the rest of the family can...

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What Can I Do in a Dental Emergency?

May 1, 2020

What can I do in a dental emergency, since many dentists are closed due to the current pandemic? Here’s what you need to know to navigate dental care while following recommendations for COVID-19. Don’t Panic First of all, Dentists are offering urgent care services to dental patients if a dental emergency should arise. You can know what to do in a dental emergency, so don’t let fear or panic take over. Know your options, make a plan, and be...

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3 Tips to Keep Up with Your Dental Hygiene While Under Quarantine

April 9, 2020

With the changes that come with COVID-19, it’s easy to get out of your day to day routine. During this time, people should take care of their mental health, physical health, boost their immune system, and practice habits that promote good dental hygiene. Here are a few helpful tips to remember while under quarantine. 1. Brushing twice a day Brushing twice a day is important because when you eat, leftover bits of food mix with the bacteria...

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How Lifestyle Affects Oral Health

April 1, 2020

Oral Health is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. It can affect your work life, relationships, and many other aspects of your lifestyle. But your lifestyle also affects oral health. Here are 5 ways you can improve your oral health by making healthy lifestyle choices! Avoid Unhealthy Beverages and Drink more Water Many delicious drinks we also love can adversely affect oral health. The caffeine content in many sodas and the sugar and acid...

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Are Dental Cleanings Preventive Care?

March 2, 2020

We often hear that preventive care is important. Our insurance companies, doctor’s offices, magazines, articles all tout preventive care. But what is preventive care for dental health? And how often do you need things like dental cleanings and x-rays? These are important questions that must be answered to ensure that your oral health is the best it can be! What Is Preventative Care? Preventive dentistry includes things such as: - Sealants -...

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