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August 4, 2016

Flossing in the News: A Dentist’s Perspective

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Flossing has been forefront in the news lately and I want to clear the air a little bit from the perspective of one dental professional. In recent years, the Associated Press asked the departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture to provide their evidence that supports the regular use of dental floss to prevent Read the full article…

February 24, 2016

National Tooth Fairy Day!

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Did you know that Sunday, February 28th marks the “official Tooth Fairy Day?”  Here are answers to some common questions from our little ones that might be helpful. Hello, I’m your tooth fairy! I’m sure many of you have heard of me. You may have already received one of my special little gifts. Losing your baby Read the full article…

December 2, 2015

Have You Been Naughty or Nice to Your Teeth?

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It’s not easy to stay healthy during the holidays. Sweets seem to appear everywhere you go, and with all of the present-wrapping and card-writing, there’s not much time to devote to you and your family’s health and well-being. Luckily, Hermey the Elf, best known for his adventures with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, joined forces with Read the full article…

July 28, 2015

Wisdom Teeth

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Wisdom teeth, also referred to as third molars, get their name by being the last teeth to come in during young adulthood. As part of a dental visit, your dentist will examine you to determine if your wisdom teeth are healthy and properly positioned. Every patient is unique, but in general, wisdom teeth may need Read the full article…

June 17, 2015

Keeping Your Toothbrush Clean

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Just as it’s important to practice good dental hygiene, good toothbrush hygiene is essential. Here are five easy ways to make sure your toothbrush is truly clean: Don’t share toothbrushes. Using someone else’s toothbrush exposes you to another person’s body fluids and potential germs, which could make you sick. People with compromised immune systems or Read the full article…

May 27, 2015

Implants

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If you are self-conscious because you have missing teeth, wear dentures that are uncomfortable or don’t want to have good tooth structure removed to make a bridge, talk to your dentist to see if dental implants are an option for you. Dental implants are a popular and effective way to replace missing teeth and are Read the full article…

May 20, 2015

Baby Teeth

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Baby Teeth A child’s primary teeth, sometimes called “baby teeth,” are as important as the permanent adult teeth. The ADA recommends that a dentist examine a child within six months after the first tooth comes in and no later than the first birthday.  Click here for more info  http://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/b/baby-teeth  

April 22, 2015

Sensitive Teeth

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Is the taste of ice cream or a sip of hot coffee sometimes a painful experience for you? Does brushing or flossing make you wince occasionally?  If so, you may have sensitive teeth.  Click here for more info http://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/s/sensitive-teeth

April 8, 2015

Bottled Water

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Drinking water with fluoride helps prevent tooth decay. However, if your family drinks bottled water, you may be missing out on those benefits. That’s because many bottled waters do not contain fluoride. If you want to know if the bottled water you drink contains fluoride, be sure to check the label. Also, if you use Read the full article…