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DENTAL ANXIETY & DENTAL PHOBIA

This blog really hits home for me, since I can remember, I’ve had dental anxiety. My dental anxiety as a child was severe, one of my earliest memories of going to the dentist; I was sat in the chair was prepped for fillings, and at the last second I decided to run out of the […]

WHAT DOES COFFEE DO TO YOUR TEETH?

Many of us rely on our cup of Joe to jump-start our mornings, but did you ever stop to think about; what coffee does to our teeth? Coffee lovers out there should take note because your morning routine might affect your dental health. Remember this rule of thumb; if it can stain your clothing it […]

HISTORY OF DENTISTRY

        Dentistry has been known as one of the oldest medical professions, dating back as far as 7000 B.C in the Northwestern regions of South Asia, extending from what today is northeast Afghanistan to Pakistan and Northwest India. However it wasn’t until 5000 B.C, that there was a description related to dentistry […]

DENTISTRY AND CANDY

  “WORST” CANDY ACCORDING TO THE WORLD OF DENTISTRY: Anything sticky. The stickier the candy the worse it is on your teeth, because they stick around and linger on your teeth which increases your chance for cavities. So you might want to rethink eating those Jujubes, Tootsie Rolls, and that dried fruit, etc. Lollipops… You […]

NATIONAL SMILE MONTH

MAY 18, 2017-JUNE 18, 2017 WHY NOT KICK OFF NATIONAL SMILE MONTH BY READING UP ON SOME GOOD TIPS TO KEEP YOUR SMILE HEALTHY AND READING UP ON HOW NATIONAL SMILE MONTH CAME ABOUT.   TIPS FOR THAT HEALTHY SMILE: Visit your dentist provider regularly, as often as recommended. Brush your teeth at least once […]

SMOKELESS TOBACCO & ORAL HEALTH

Smokeless tobacco is tobacco that is not burned, for example: chewing tobacco or chew, oral tobacco, spit, or spitting tobacco, dip, snuff. Most commonly people that use the smokeless tobacco will chew or suck on the smokeless tobacco then spit out the juices that build up, because the nicotine is absorbed through the lining of […]

12 SIGN’S YOU MAY NEED A DENTIST!

Pain and swelling in the mouth, face, or neck. “Gum’s acting up”- where your gums may be puffy, may bleed when brushing or flossing, or have a family history of gum disease. Do you hide your smile? Feeling self-conscious due to a missing tooth or because you feel that your teeth may not be white […]

SMOKING & ORAL HEALTH

Smoking weakens your body’s immune system, and makes it harder for your body to fight off gum infection. The gums are affected because smoking causes a lack of oxygen in the bloodstream. Once you have gum damage, smoking makes it harder for your gums to heal. You smokers out there might ask yourself what does […]

Children’s Oral Health

Children need to have strong healthy teeth in order to chew their food, to speak, and to have a beautiful smile that brightens up your day. Cavities are one of the most common, chronic conditions of childhood in the United States. When cavities go untreated they can cause pain and infections that could lead to […]

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