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Thursday, October 30, 2014

3 Tips to Trick-Or-Treat Tooth Smart

Dentist treating patient with gum disease
Since tomorrow is the biggest day of the year for collecting and devouring sweet treats, we thought we’d put together three tips to think about when it comes to buying and consuming candy this All Hallows’ Eve- and as long as that goody supply lasts for the days/weeks that follow:

Thursday, October 23, 2014

10 Ways to Prevent Gum Disease

Dentist treating patient with gum disease
In dentistry, “gum disease” or “periodontal disease” are general terms used to describe when gum, or gingiva tissue is in an unhealthy state. There are two main categories that gum disease can be broken into:

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Wisdom Teeth and Dental Health

Wisdom Teeth
The normal adult mouth boasts 32 permanent teeth. In most cases, all except the wisdom teeth have erupted by age thirteen. The third set of molars, or “wisdom teeth,” usually come in during a person’s late teen or early twenty years.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Why Smoking is Bad for Your Teeth

Smoking is bad for health and teeth
You probably already know that smoking is bad for your health, but, did you realize that smoking can have significant negative effects on your oral health as well? Some of the dental problems that smoking contributes to include:

Thursday, October 2, 2014

8 Major Steps One Can Take To Prevent Tooth Decay

preventing tooth decay
The best way to avoid painful and expensive dental issues is to prevent them. While there is no magic product or routine that can guarantee perfect oral health, there are certainly several tried and true measures you can apply to fend off tooth decay.  Here are 8 steps our dentists recommend to prevent tooth decay.