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While some risk factors cannot be avoided, there are many things you can do to decrease your risk of oral cancer. To learn more about the prevention and screening of oral cancer, read here: http://bit.ly/2wFfTVm
If you fear going to the dentist you are not alone. Here are some steps to help with your anxiety: http://wb.md/1guuYIA
webmd.com If you fear going to the dentist, you are not alone. Find out more about dental fear and helpful tips on coping from the experts at WebMD.
Dental sealants can be a great way of protecting your child's baby teeth from the plaque and acids that contribute to cavity formation. They're often recommended for older kids and teens, too. http://bit.ly/2hYEmfN
colgate.com A dental sealant is a protective barrier placed on children's teeth for the purpose of sealing out food and bacteria which can result in cavities. Learn more, here.
Dental implants can change your look and your life. Experience renewed confidence when smiling and eating with dental implants. You’ll never again have to deal with the hassle of dental adhesives, which is definitely something to smile about. http://wb.md/1gK0fpA
webmd.com WebMD explains dental implants, which may be an option for people with missing teeth. Learn more.
Pregnancy changes everything, including your dental health. Follow these steps for keeping your teeth and gums healthy during pregnancy: http://bit.ly/1lVcroH
mouthhealthy.org Learn tips for maintaining a healthy mouth during pregnancy.
We all know the sugary stuff isn't good for our smile. What if we told you that something as wholesome as orange juice could be causing your dental woes? http://bit.ly/19heWQi
Did you know that bacteria can thrive in our gums, feeding from food particles missed by brushing? Be sure to floss at least once daily to keep the bacteria levels in check!
Preventative care is key to maintaining healthy teeth and gums. In addition to brushing and flossing twice a day, it's important to visit your dentist no less than once a year for a routine examination and cleaning. Only a professional cleaning can remove tartar. https://huma.na/2uemjcB
humana.com Cleaning your teeth every day at home, while important, is only part of a successful routine.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure – call us to schedule your next dental exam and learn why it's important to keep your dental appointments. http://bit.ly/2vAwTII
oralb.com Learn the importance of going to the dentist on a regular basis. Find out more about what happens during a typical dental visit at Oralb.com
Children, starting at age 6, should have sealants applied to their molars to help prevent tooth decay.
This common disease contributes to one in five cases of total tooth loss. Learn some good tips for keeping your teeth where they belong: http://bit.ly/1ZxESyp
Cheering from the sidelines while your child scores another goal can be exciting. Make sure your child's teeth are protected so nothing takes away from that big win! http://bit.ly/1dLPS37
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mouthhealthy.org Mouthguards, also called mouth protectors, help cushion a blow to the face, minimizing the risk of broken teeth and injuries to your lips, tongue, face or jaw. Mouthguards prevent dental injuries
Stress can have an effect on your teeth. If you grind your teeth out of anxiety, you are wearing down important biting surfaces.
Advanced gum disease affects nearly half of all adults in the United States. Periodontitis is the leading cause of tooth loss in seniors, but it is preventable.
Do you have a wedding coming up? Be sure to call us to schedule your next appointment before your big day!
Your toothbrush kept too close to the toilet collects more than just germs. Airborne particles from flushing the toilet have been found on toothbrushes, so keep your toothbrush as far away as possible.
Did you know your body makes between two and four pints of saliva in a single day? The spit you swallow serves a number of purposes, including preventing tooth decay and fighting germs: http://wb.md/1FsRKNk
webmd.com WebMD talks about what saliva is, the role saliva plays in your oral health, and the causes and treatment of too much or too little saliva.
We know pearly whites, healthy teeth and gums look fantastic, but your dental health is also an indicator of your overall health. Read more about the connection between the two: http://bit.ly/1mJdNEf
everydayhealth.com Do you know the link between your dental health and overall health? What your teeth are saying may surprise you.
Many older adults are susceptible to dry mouth, a condition that can compromise oral health. Check out this article from Colgate to learn how to combat dry mouth. http://bit.ly/2q4TIjN
colgate.com Dry mouth, a condition known as xerostomia, can be caused by certain medical disorders. Reduced saliva flow that results in a dry mouth is a common problem among older adults. Read more about the causes of dry mouth at Colgate.com
World No To***co Day is sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) that highlight the health risks associated with to***co use and encourage governments to adopt effective policies to reduce smoking and other to***co use. According to WHO, to***co use kills nearly 6 million people around the world each year. What better day then to quit today?
Here are some tips on how to begin your journey to a healthier lifestyle:
* Make a quit plan
* Stay Busy
* Avoid smoking triggers
* Stay positive
* Ask for help
A child's first tooth erupts at 8-12 months of age, and the last adult teeth come in at 17-21 years. For the rest, check out these informative charts from Mouth Healthy: http://bit.ly/1mGoGvH
Mommies-to-be, not only is visiting a dentist while pregnant safe, it's recommended: http://bit.ly/1UqBdOZ
colgate.com Growing evidence suggests a link between gum disease and premature, underweight births. Pregnant women who have gum disease may be more likely to have a baby that is born too early and too small.
A common myth is that placing a cap over your toothbrush helps keep your toothbrush cleaner, but doing so actually traps in moisture and creates the perfect habitat for bacteria to grow. Ditch the cap and let your bristles breathe!
[05/02/17] May is Older Americans Month! We'd like to use this month as an opportunity to discuss how our teeth change as we age. Regular dental visits can help you maintain a healthy smile and body, age gracefully and save money over time. Get more tips from the American Dental Association:
As Oral Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close, we want to discuss how you can identify symptoms of oral cancer at home. If you experience any of the following signs or symptoms for two or more weeks, please call us:
* A sore or irritation that doesn't go away
* Red or white patches in or around your mouth
* Pain, tenderness or numbness in or around your mouth
* Difficulty chewing, swallowing, speaking or moving your tongue or jaw
Easter is less than two weeks away! What are your favorite non-candy items to put in your child's Easter basket? Some of our favorite ideas include art supplies, books, bubbles and anything bunny, from pajamas to socks!
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Almost 42,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year. The good news is that we screen for oral cancer at your dental exams, and early detection gives you a 90% chance of survival. If you haven't had a dental exam in 6 months or more, give us a call today!
Do you drink more soda than you'd like to admit? Drinking soda can be a tough habit to break. Here are some tips to stop drinking soda for good:
* Don't quit cold turkey— gradually cut back on soda so quitting is more manageable
* Mix soda with water to retrain your taste buds
* Count your calories to be accountable
* Switch to unsweetened tea
* Drink water before soda to quench your thirst
Some patients express concern about radiation exposure from dental X-rays. Dental X-rays are safe and have very low levels of radiation exposure thanks to specially designed techniques and tools! They help us detect signs and symptoms of disease not visible during a regular dental exam.
You may have wondered if primary (baby) teeth are important since they are eventually replaced by permanent (adult) teeth. The answer is yes! Primary teeth don't just help children eat, speak and smile— they help them maintain good overall health, good nutrition, maintain space for permanent teeth and build confidence.
Have you ever heard of baby bottle tooth decay? This type of tooth decay can occur in young children who drink from baby bottles if their teeth are exposed to sugary drinks for prolonged periods of time, such as when bottles are used as pacifiers or when they are put to sleep with bottles.
Happy Valentine's Day from your dental team! We love providing your dental care. Don't forget to show your smile some love by brushing and flossing daily.
Today is National Toothache Day. Toothaches can have a variety of causes, including clenching or grinding, decay, a damaged filling, a fracture, an abscess or a gum infection. Call us if you have a toothache that lasts longer than 1-2 days, severe pain, an earache, fever or pain when you open your mouth.
Happy National Children's Dental Health Month! We want to help you help the children in your life establish good oral hygiene habits. Early education helps set children up for good oral and overall health for life! Check out http://www.mouthhealthykids.org/ for great teaching resources.
mouthhealthykids.org Learn how to take care of your child's teeth! Get advice for parents, fun and educational dental health activities for children, videos and more.
Who's excited for the Super Bowl this weekend? Tom Brady stars in a funny Intel commercial that makes even everyday activities, like brushing his teeth, look epic. Watch it here: http://usat.ly/2iDAldM
ftw.usatoday.com Ah, yes, the time of year everyone loves. Wait, what? Playoffs? No, I’m talking about Super Bowl ad times. We’re getting to the point where ads are getting rolled out, and our latest tr…
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