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Potential Causes Of Toothaches: It’s Not Always A Cavity

No matter how conscientious you are about your oral care routine, at some point in your life you will probably experience the discomfort of a toothache. Though a cavity is the most likely culprit, it is only one of several possible causes of toothaches.

Tooth Sensitivity

If you are experiencing sharp pains when eating or drinking hot […]

By |June 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Should You Floss First Or Brush First?

A common question that patients ask their dentists is, “Which should I do first, brush or floss?”

The sequence makes no difference as long as you do a thorough job. Brushing and flossing is the best way to remove decay-causing plaque from your teeth and help maintain optimal oral health.

Choose a toothbrush that feels comfortable in […]

By |June 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Study: Sports Drinks May be Bad for Teeth

Sports drinks can rehydrate you after a workout, but they also may wreak havoc on your teeth. Prolonged consumption of these types of beverages could lead to erosive tooth wear, according to a study presented at the International Association for Dental Research.

Mark Wolff, professor and chairman of the department of cardiology and comprehensive care at […]

By |May 20th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Avoid Dental Injuries During Summer Sports

Summer is the time for enjoying the great outdoors. However, some popular summer sports – such as swimming and softball – can expose your teeth to danger. Here are several seasonal activities that could lead to dental injuries and ways to keep your smile safe:
Swimming
Frequent swimmers may be at risk for developing yellowish-brown or dark […]

By |May 11th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Talk Therapy to Tackle Fear of the Dentist

A study found this type of treatment helped many overcome phobias about dental visits.

Many people are familiar with the fear that can precede a visit to the dentist, but new research shows that talk therapy can help when that anxiety becomes a crippling phobia.

In the study, British investigators tried an approach called cognitive behavioral therapy […]

By |April 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dental Anxiety in the Dentist’s Chair

If you’re afraid of going to the dentist, you should know that there are ways to quell dental anxiety and make your dental care experience a lot more tolerable.

Not many people really like going to the dentist. But for some people, the thought of going to the dentist can bring on such a fear that […]

By |April 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Complete Guide to Easter Candy

Watching our daughters hunt for eggs Easter morning are some of my fondest memories as a father.

But it always freaks me out to go into the grocery store around the Easter season. There is so much junk out there! Marketing Easter candy has become big business, and it’s really our children who lose.

I think it’s […]

By |March 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

8 Dental Health Staples to Keep in Your Medicine Cabinet

The world of dental health is getting a whole lot handier — in the last 10 years, many oral care products that once required a prescription have become available over-the-counter. Why? “There was such a demand for teeth-whitening systems and other products that were sold at dentists’ offices that companies started making versions to sell […]

By |February 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and the American Dental Association is asking people to “Defeat Monster Mouth.”

This month-long national health observance brings together thousands of dedicated dental professionals, health care providers and educators to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, their caregivers, teachers and many others. The ADA and dentists […]

By |February 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Toothbrush Tips to Keep Your Teeth in Shape

Brushing your teeth seems easy enough. But some toothbrushes are better than others and there is a right and wrong way to brush your teeth.

Battle of the Toothbrushes: Manual vs. Electric

Brushing your teeth regularly is key to maintaining healthy teeth and gums and preventing periodontal (gum) diseases, but it’s also important to make sure you […]

By |January 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments