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August and September Whitening Promotion!

Getting your regular dental check-ups comes with a little reward in August and September Your teeth need care and attention, even in the summer, and so, we ave a special on now until then end of September. Become a new patient and receive a free, professional, and custom-made whitening system. All you have to do

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Your Overall Health Linked to Your Oral Health

Did you know that a poor oral health has a negative effect on the entire body?  When you have dental conditions such as gum disease, cavities or dental restorations that are failing, the chances of developing or worsening existing systematic illnesses double. The same bacteria that cause dental plaque can travel into the bloodstream and trigger

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Constant low grade irritation can cause the breakdown of our defenses

Any parent who has been the focus of a small child’s effort  to get their attention can relate. “Mommy, Daddy, Mommy, Daddy, Mommy, Daddy  Mommy, Daddy, Mommy, Daddy, Mommy, Daddy, Mommy…” They understand the pressure to give in. In the same way, our body’s immune system is not resistant from caving in under the constant pressures

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Prevent Cavities by Effective Caries Risk Management

Caries Management by Risk Assessment: Part IV: What is your bacterial load?

In previous blogs, we discussed how cavities form when bacteria in our mouths convert carbohydrates from our diet into corrosive acids. Bacteria + Carbohydrates from diet and snacking = acids which melt the teeth and cause cavities It makes sense to address the bacteria in our mouths if we want to develop a plan to reduce future cavities. There

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Nutrition Affects Oral Health & Helps Prevent Halitosis

Poor Nutrition and Bad Breath

Let us begin by defining nutrition as the process by which living beings use food to get nutrients for energy, growth, development, and maintenance of the body cells. Bad breath or halitosis is an unpleasant odor caused by waste from bacteria inside your mouth, decaying food, other debris and poor oral hygiene. It is very common

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Making You Smile Cosmetic Dental Studio Entrance on E 36th St

Sugar-Free Drinks Destroy Tooth Enamel And Cause Dental Erosion, Study Finds

Many people opt for sugar-free drinks in order to spare their teeth from decay and damage. However, a new study by researchers from Melbourne University found that sugar-free drinks are equally as harmful to teeth. The researchers, led by professor Eric Reynolds from the Oral Health Cooperative Research Center, investigated how 23 sugar-free drinks affected oral health

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Oral Care Cross Training For Healthier Teeth

Cross-training is all the rage in the fitness world. It makes sense for a healthy, toned body. It also makes sense when it comes to healthy teeth and gums. Start a Routine For Better Oral Care It is important to disrupt or remove the sticky bacterial film which forms on our teeth on a daily

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Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness month Screening for oral cancer is conducted every six months during your teeth cleaning appointment at our office. We look at the lips, cheeks, gums, tongue, under the tongue, and at the back of the mouth for any white or red changes. This routine examination is done regularly and at

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Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness month Screening for oral cancer is conducted every six months during your teeth cleaning appointment at our office. We look at the lips, cheeks, gums, tongue, under the tongue, and at the back of the mouth for any white or red changes. This routine examination is done regularly and at

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Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness month Screening for oral cancer is conducted every six months during your teeth cleaning appointment at our office. We look at the lips, cheeks, gums, tongue, under the tongue, and at the back of the mouth for any white or red changes. This routine examination is done regularly and at

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Oral Health: Part III Disease affecting the gum and bones surrounding the teeth

Gum disease: (aka: gingivitis and periodontitis) Gum disease is the most under-diagnosed disease affecting the teeth. The primary reasons is that like high blood pressure, often there are no symptoms. Gum disease can still be present when pain isn’t. Some of the subtle symptoms of gum disease include bleeding gums when brushing and flossing, loose

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Dental nightguard stop permanent damage from teeth grinding at night.

Grinding your teeth may lead to the use of a nightguard

While you sleep and rest, your teeth should get some rest too! I have clients from all walks of life, but I often make the same observation with those in the corporate world: flattened enamel tooth cusps and sore jaws. The stress of their “Big City Jobs” cause them to grind their teeth at night. I’ve joked

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Oral Health: Part II Disease Affecting The Teeth - Cavities

Update on your brushing habits!

Many of our patients buy expensive over-the-counter fluoride mouthwash. We applaud them for their healthy habits, but we have a tip that will leave their wallet and teeth feeling happy! Changing up the brushing routine Most of us brush our teeth and rinse our mouths out with water, but what if we left the faucets off?

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Stop Bad Breath: Brush Your Tongue!

Stop Bad Breath: Brush Your Tongue!

We are always surprised by patients who don’t brush their tongue.  When asked why, they simply say “I didn’t know I had to”. What Causes Bad Breath & Bad Taste? The tongue is home to a lot of bacteria that grow and cause bad breath as well as a bad taste in your mouth. This is due to the

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Oral Health: Part II Disease Affecting The Teeth - Cavities

Cavities & Oral Health: Disease Affecting The Teeth

Cavities Dental cavities, also known as caries or tooth decay, are by far the most common oral disease affecting the hard structure of the tooth. Cavities are also the most preventable dental disease. What are cavities? Cavities are the melting of the hard outer layer of the tooth leading to a hole in that tooth. What

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Oral Health: Part II Disease Affecting The Teeth - Cavities

Cavities & Oral Health: Disease Affecting The Teeth

Cavities Dental cavities, also known as caries or tooth decay, are by far the most common oral disease affecting the hard structure of the tooth. Cavities are also the most preventable dental disease. What are cavities? Cavities are the melting of the hard outer layer of the tooth leading to a hole in that tooth. What

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Oral Health: Part II Disease Affecting The Teeth - Cavities

Cavities & Oral Health: Disease Affecting The Teeth

Cavities Dental cavities, also known as caries or tooth decay, are by far the most common oral disease affecting the hard structure of the tooth. Cavities are also the most preventable dental disease. What are cavities? Cavities are the melting of the hard outer layer of the tooth leading to a hole in that tooth. What

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What Does Oral Health Mean To You?

Oral Health: Part I

What does oral health mean for you?  The mouth can tell us a lot. It is a reflection of our overall health, whether we are sick or healthy. Our mouths act as both an entry point and defense force against diseases. Many medical conditions manifest themselves in the mouth. Some health conditions can worsen our existing

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