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Gum Disease and Your Heart

You might not know this, but if you have gingivitis or periodontitis, the mild and severe stages of gum disease, respectively, you could be putting your heart at risk. At the same time, if you have heart problems, it’s very important that you take good care of your gums. What’s the connection? Read on to … Continue reading “Gum Disease and Your Heart”

Posted on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 4:00 pm.
Filed under General

Dentures vs. Implants: What’s the Right Choice for You?

If you’ve had several teeth removed or you’re facing an upcoming extraction, you need to think about how you will replace the teeth. Two of the most common options are dentures and implants. How do you know which is better for you? Only your dentist knows your specific circumstances, but here are some considerations to … Continue reading “Dentures vs. Implants: What’s the Right Choice for You?”

Replacing a Missing Tooth

While every effort is made to keep your teeth in your mouth for as long as possible, there are sometimes reasons why a tooth must be extracted. Whether it’s an infection, an injury, or a cracked tooth, it can be worrisome to patients to learn that they need to have a tooth pulled. In some … Continue reading “Replacing a Missing Tooth”

Posted on Monday, May 15th, 2017 at 1:55 pm.
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What You Should Know About Teeth Whitening

Are you happy with your smile? Many patients wish their teeth could be straighter, more uniform, or whiter. Of the three common complaints, the color of your teeth is generally the simplest fix. There are several different types of teeth whitening that you might consider in your quest to achieve a lighter, brighter smile. It’s … Continue reading “What You Should Know About Teeth Whitening”

Keep Your Children’s Teeth Safe This Spring

It’s warming up, and your attentions might be turned toward all things spring. If you have children, chances are good that they will be more active and enjoying different foods during the hot months of the year. You likely ensure that your child wears a helmet when riding his or her bike and that the … Continue reading “Keep Your Children’s Teeth Safe This Spring”

How Your Oral Health Impacts Your Overall Health

You probably do things that will improve your health: You exercise regularly, eat your veggies, take any prescription medications your doctor has recommended, and get enough sleep. Did you know, however, that brushing and flossing your teeth are important not only for your oral health, but for your overall health as well? If you don’t … Continue reading “How Your Oral Health Impacts Your Overall Health”

Posted on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at 3:02 pm.
Filed under Dental Health

Smoking and Your Oral Health

If you smoke, you already know it’s bad for you. It can cause emphysema, heart problems, and various types of cancers. What you might not know is that in addition to putting your overall health in danger, it also creates mayhem inside of your mouth. There are both cosmetic and health concerns when it comes … Continue reading “Smoking and Your Oral Health”

Posted on Saturday, February 25th, 2017 at 2:09 am.
Filed under Dental Health

DIY Emergency Dental Care

It’s Murphy’s Law: You’re more likely to get a toothache or break a filling on a holiday, a weekend, or in the middle of the night, when your dentist is unavailable. No, that’s not true… but it can feel that way! When you have a dental emergency during the week, it’s generally simple to get … Continue reading “DIY Emergency Dental Care”

Posted on Saturday, February 18th, 2017 at 2:05 am.
Filed under Dental Health