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We’ve reopened in accordance with CDC, O.S.H.A., and State Dental Board guidelines to responsibly resume seeing our patients for regular dental appointments and treatment. We want to assure you of the measures we take to maintain a clean and safe environment so you can continue to receive needed dental care without fear or concern.
Heart disease, diabetes, and pancreatic cancer—all of these diseases appear to have nothing to do with your bi-annual teeth cleaning, right? However, conclusive evidence has surfaced that your total-body health is directly connected to the state of your oral health. Cavities, gum disease, and even tartar build-up can be signs of disease throughout the body. The symptoms are easy for…Continue reading
Have you ever had that dream, the one where your teeth are falling out? For many American adults, of all ages, tooth loss isn’t just a nightmare, it’s a real problem. Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss among adults and it’s not just a disease that impacts the older population. One study found that 60 percent of…Continue reading
If you ask a family dentistry expert about the importance of brushing techniques, you’ll get a clear answer; improper oral hygiene is at the root of most tooth and gum conditions, so brushing the right way is critical. Given the high cost of dental care, finding an affordable dentist to detect and treat problems early is essential, but you can…Continue reading
Saliva, which you may know better as spit, has a more important role in your mouth than you may think. Sure, it helps you eat your food, but did you know that it has a lot of other roles that play a big part in how your body works? It's also a main component of your dental health! According to…Continue reading
You've probably heard the term plaque before, but do you really know what it is? Your dentist may have pointed out that you do a great job getting rid of it by brushing, flossing and rinsing with mouthwash regularly, but if you're not sure what it is, you might not appreciate your good oral hygiene habits. According to the American…Continue reading
Dentures are useful tools that can help cover missing teeth and improve a person's smile. However, just because you have a full set of dentures doesn't mean that you don't have to continue practicing good oral care habits. It's essential to take good care of your dentures to make them last and keep your mouth safe. Here's how. Remove and…Continue reading
A new type of toothbrush that has a child-like design may also be a welcome addition to the brushing needs of senior citizens.The Rockee is a mechanical brush with an ergonomically designed handle that seniors with arthritis and anyone with dexterity problems will find easy to grip and handle during their daily dental care routine.As an added benefit, the new style…Continue reading
People often believe that losing one's teeth is a natural part of aging, but it's not. Many elderly people keep all or most of their teeth because they maintain good dental habits and visit the dentist office on a regular basis.Still, teeth go through an aging process just as other parts of the body do. They become stained from drinking tea,…Continue reading
When people discuss dental hygiene with their family dentist, a lot of attention is given to brushing teeth properly and flossing to keep gum inflammation from occurring. But it turns out, the third piece in the dental triumvirate – rinsing with mouthwash – may be more important than previously believed.A study published in a recent issue of the journal General…Continue reading