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Are Sports and Energy Drinks Damaging Your Teeth?

Posted on: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

DRINKING ENERGY AND SPORTS DRINKS on a regular basis is becoming increasingly popular, especially among young people. But did you know that these drinks can be extremely damaging to your teeth? Sports and Energy Drinks Are Highly Acidic It’s important to remember the purposes of each of these drinks so as not to consume them more […]

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Fun Tooth Fairy Ideas

Posted on: Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

  THE EXCITEMENT OF LOSING a tooth and waiting for the Tooth Fairy to come is something almost every child looks forward to, but how can parents make sure this rite of passage lives up to the hype? If you’ve been looking for ways to improve your Tooth Fairy game, we have a few ideas you […]

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Plaque vs. Tartar: What’s The Difference?

Posted on: Monday, July 16th, 2018

WE OFTEN GET THE QUESTION from our patients, “What’s the difference between plaque and tartar?” Many people think they are the same thing. There is an important difference between the two, however, and it can help explain just why a daily oral hygiene routine is so crucial, as well as twice-yearly visits to your dentist. What […]

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How Much Sugar Are You Really Eating?

Posted on: Friday, June 15th, 2018

MODERN DENTISTRY, fluoride treatments, and preventive care alone can’t stop tooth decay when our diets are filled with sugar! Sugary Foods Cling To Our Teeth And Cause Cavities When sugar clings to teeth, bacteria feeds off of those sugars, producing an acid byproduct that wears away tooth enamel. Studies repeatedly find that as sugar consumption increases, […]

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The Different Types Of Teeth

Posted on: Thursday, June 14th, 2018

  YOU’VE PROBABLY NOTICED that your teeth aren’t all the same shape, but do you know the reason? Humans have four different types of teeth, and they each serve specific purposes, both in helping us chew and in giving us our beautiful smiles! Types Of Teeth And What They Do The reason we need so many different […]

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Why Is Fluoride So Good For Our Teeth?

Posted on: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

WE DENTISTS MAKE a pretty big deal about fluoride and how good it is for your teeth. Truly, fluoride is the best cavity fighter out there, helping our teeth stay healthy and strong! But how exactly does fluoride do such an awesome job at keeping our mouths cavity-free? Fluoride Prevents And Repairs Tooth Decay Bacteria that […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Wait To Treat A Cavity

Posted on: Monday, June 4th, 2018

      MANY OF US HAVE HAD at least one cavity in our lives, and if we don’t keep up on our oral hygiene, it’s likely that we’ll get a couple more as time goes by. While cavities may be inconvenient, it’s imperative that we get them treated immediately. Early treatment of cavities prevents long-term […]

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Yes, Soda Really Is Bad For Your Teeth

Posted on: Monday, June 4th, 2018

        HERE’S ONE REALLY SIMPLE THING that you can do to make your mouth healthier: reduce the number of sugary, acidic drinks in your diet! When we say sugary, acidic drinks we mean more than just soda. We’re including sports drinks, energy drinks, and even fruit juice. Read on! Sugar + Acid Create The […]

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Don’t Let Gingivitis Keep You From Smiling

Posted on: Monday, June 4th, 2018

    YOU’RE SITTING IN THE DENTAL CHAIR, everything going as planned at your checkup, until your dentist tells you that you have gingivitis. If you haven’t heard of gingivitis before you’re probably thinking, “What is gingivitis? Is it serious? Is it treatable?” We’ve compiled all the information you need to know about gingivitis so […]

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Follow Us On Social Media!

Posted on: Thursday, April 5th, 2018

ARE YOU ON SOCIAL MEDIA? We are too. We know it might seem crazy to follow a healthcare provider on Facebook or Instagram, but we honestly treasure our relationships with you. We consider you friends, and we care about what’s going on in your lives! The Advantage To YOU, Our Valued Patient No obnoxious self-promotion; every […]

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