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You are what you eat: 6 snacks for healthy teeth

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An apple a day keeps the doctor away, or is it that the dentist? Every one knows that proper oral health begins with brushing and flossing. But did you know a proper nutritious diet could affect the health of your … Continue reading

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Gingivitis – The First Stage of Gum Disease

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  Swollen, bleeding gums are one of the most common forms of dental health problems. Most patients are often surprised they have gum disease because it slowly develops, and does not cause pain. But just because it is painless, does … Continue reading

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Teeth Stain Removal and How a Dentist Can Help

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Everybody wants a brighter, whiter smile. Drugstore aisles are lined with tooth whitening and teeth stain removal products. But do they work? Before you buy, have your dentist check your teeth to see what type of tooth stains you have. … Continue reading

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Always tired? You may have sleep apnea

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Is that third cup of coffee no longer getting you through your day? Has your partner moved to another room to sleep because of your snoring?  You may not know you have sleep apnea Sleep apnea is when a person’s … Continue reading

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The History of Toothpaste

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A Shoutout to Toothpaste We use it daily. Sometimes twice a day. We’re taught how to use it at an early age and for most, it becomes a part of their daily ritual. I have a favorite brand of toothpaste…and … Continue reading

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Peri-implantitis-Part two

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In the last blog we saw that bacteria invading into the subgingival area (below the gums) of the implant are responsible for peri-implantitis. In this blog, we will discuss: The factors that predispose one to a bacterial invasion and How … Continue reading

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Peri-Implantitis: Part One

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In the last few blogs, we dealt with infant thumb sucking and pacifier usage. In the next two, we are actually going to reverse directions…we’ll discuss an issue that may arise with dental implants; more of an adult problem. With … Continue reading

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Pacifiers – Part two

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This is our last blog in the series of thumb sucking and pacifiers. We will pick up where we left off and discuss the cons associated with the use of pacifiers. We looked at the pros in the last blog…it … Continue reading

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Pacifiers – Part One

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As was seen in the last couple of blogs, thumb sucking has a soothing and calming effect in babies and young children. While in the womb, newborns and toddlers may suck their thumb to achieve this calm…pacifiers can achieve a … Continue reading

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Thumb Sucking – Part Two

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In this blog we will discuss the dental problems that arise due to thumb sucking and the different strategies to break the habit. It may be helpful to reread the last blog. Consequences of prolonged thumb sucking If thumb sucking … Continue reading

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