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Implant Maintenance Jul 14th, 2020

Taking care of dental implants is just as important as taking care of natural teeth, especially if you want to maintain their appearance and longevity. How to Maintain Your Implants Daily implant care is very similar to normal dental care – implants must be kept clean and free of plaque...

Taking Care of Your Teeth While You are Sick Feb 12th, 2020

Taking Care of Your Mouth When You are Sick Practice Good Oral Hygiene According to the CDC, the flu virus can live on moist surfaces for 72 hours. The number one rule is not to share your toothbrush anytime, but especially when you are sick. You don't necessarily need to...

Negative Oral Health Effects from Sleep Deprivation Aug 27th, 2019

Could inadequate sleep be a risk factor for periodontal disease? Over a third of US adults are chronically deprived of a full night’s sleep and new evidence suggests that it may be affecting oral health. Sleep is critical to physical and mental well-being, and evidence suggests that a combination of...

Sensitive Teeth May 25th, 2017

Is the taste of ice cream or a sip of hot coffee sometimes a painful experience for you? Does brushing or flossing make you wince occasionally? If so, you may have sensitive teeth.Possible causes include:Tooth decay (cavities)Fractured teethWorn fillingsGum diseaseWorn tooth enamelExposed tooth rootIn healthy teeth, a layer of enamel...

Impacted Wisdom Teeth Mar 6th, 2017

Impacted Wisdom TeethThere are few oral health issues that can be as painful or disruptive to daily life as impacted wisdom teeth. Although the pain of impacted wisdom teeth is often enough to let you know that something is wrong, it is important that you identify the issue as early...

Healthy Dental Habits Jan 30th, 2017

Healthy HabitsBrush and Floss Daily  Brushing and flossing your teeth is just as important for you as it is for your grandchildren. Even though it may have been years since you’ve had a cavity, your risk of cavities increases with age. One of the reasons is dry mouth—a common side...