Tobacco & Oral Health

Chewing tobacco and cigarettes can be detrimental to the health and safety of not only your body, but oral health as well.

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What Happens in Your Mouth While You Sleep?

After getting ready for bed and allowing your body to rest, your brain sends out signals to certain parts of your body.

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What Should I Eat After Dental Surgery?

On the day of the surgery, it is best to start with clear liquids such as broths or juices. After dental surgery, the recommended texture of foods to eat are based primarily around soft and easy to chew.

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What do those letters mean? DMD vs DDS

Despite the difference in the name, one is not superior to the other. Between the two degrees, there is no difference.

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4 Natural Ways to Brighten Your Smile

Unfortunately, teeth begin to yellow with age, along with other factors such as smoking, acidic foods & drinking coffee.

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Don't Forget Your Tongue! Using a Tongue Scraper Can Improve your Oral Health!

Daily tongue scraping improves oral health safely and effectively by managing the buildup of plaque and debris and reducing compounds responsible for bad breath.

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Plaque vs. Tartar: What's the Difference?

Plaque can be removed daily by brushing and flossing your teeth twice daily. By doing so, you should be able to prevent plaque from turning into tartar.

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What is a Root Canal?

Each tooth has a nerve that enters from the tip of its root, if you have a deep cavity or cracked/chipped tooth, the pulp can become infected and inflamed, leading to pressure building up inside the tooth with no methods of release.

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How Good Oral Health May Prevent Breast Cancer

Many people don't realize the major risk factors of cancer. Surprisingly is the fact that your oral health has a connection to breast cancer.

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Options for Missing Teeth - Which is Right For You?

If you have a missing tooth from an injury or decay, or you may be noticing chips, cracks or other signs of wear on your teeth, there are many advanced tooth replacement and repair options available to you now.

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4 Reasons to Choose Clear Aligners over Metal Braces

Many patients care about their smile, and those with crooked teeth may consider braces or other alternatives such as clear aligners at some point in their lives.

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