Dental X-rays – What They Reveal

Finding Problems Early Saves Time, Money and Prevents Serious Health Problems Dental radiographs (X-rays) are essential, preventative, diagnostic tools that provide valuable information not visible during a regular dental exam. Dentists and dental hygienists use this information to safely and accurately detect hidden dental abnormalities and complete an accurate treatment plan.  Without X-rays, problem areas may…

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5 Ways Oral Hygiene May Save Your Life

The Mouth is the Mirror of Your Body’s Wellness Did you know that some symptoms and signs of certain diseases will show in the mouth first? That means regular dental checkups can also serve as an early warning system to detect potential health issues! Research is unearthing evidence that says that skipping mouth care is…

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Smoothies for Your Smile

What You Eat and Drink Can Deteriorate or Fortify Teeth Not all smoothies are created equally. It is very easy to make a smoothie that is loaded with sugar, and while it may taste good, can contribute to tooth decay, cavities, gum disease, and an array of other health problems. Here’s three great smoothies for…

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Are Your Wisdom Teeth Impacted?

See Your Dentist If You Experience Any of These Problems When your wisdom teeth start to emerge it can definitely be painful, but it can be even worse if your wisdom teeth become impacted. Impacted wisdom teeth are trying to erupt but are unable to do so because there is not sufficient room for them…

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The Role Fluoride Plays in Preventing Cavities

Fluoride Slows Breakdown of Enamel and Speeds Remineralization Tooth decay (cavities) is the single most prevalent childhood disease. Tooth decay affects nearly 60% of children and causes problems that often last long into adulthood affecting health, education, employment opportunities and well-being. Untreated tooth decay can cause pain and infection that can lead to problems with…

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