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Are You In Need Of A Night Guard?

Friday, July 27th, 2018
night guard

Discover the benefits of investing in a night guard.

Does your jaw hurt when you wake up in the morning?  If you experience jaw problems after you wake up, it is likely that you grind and clench your teeth in your sleep, which is known as bruxism.  One of the most effective treatments for bruxism is wearing a night guard while you sleep at night.  If you are looking to invest in a night guard, you should inform yourself on a few of the benefits. (more…)

3 Signs That Dentures Might Be In Your Future

Friday, June 29th, 2018
Dentures vs Dental Implants

Be aware of the signs that you might need dentures.

You might think dentures will never be an option for you, but they are more prevalent than you think.  According to The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, there will be around 38 million adults needing dentures by the year 2020.  However, if you practice exceptional oral health techniques and visit the dentist at least twice a year, you can avoid tooth loss.  There are a few warning signs you should be aware of that point to you needing dentures in the future. (more…)

3 Signs Of Periodontal Disease

Monday, April 16th, 2018
Periodontal disease

Know the signs of periodontal disease.

Dental hygiene should be a top priority for people today, but sadly many people suffer from a wide range of oral health diseases.  A common disease many people suffer from is periodontitis, which is a serious gum infection that damages the soft tissue and even the bone that supports your teeth.  According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of every two adults over the age of 30 has periodontal disease.  It is critical that you are aware of the symptoms and signs of periodontal disease so that you can seek treatment as quickly as possible. (more…)

How To Maintain your Dental Health Over The Holidays

Friday, December 1st, 2017
Holiday teeth whitening

Make sure to maintain your oral health over the holidays!

It is officially December meaning it is time celebrate the holidays whether it is Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanza.  Spending time with family and loved ones is a special experience for everyone involved, although it can lead to some bad habits.  Holiday meals sometimes consist of foods that are detrimental to your oral health, and your dental care habits may decrease.  Luckily, there a few simple ways to maintain your dental health this holiday season. (more…)

How To Combat Your Tooth Sensitivity

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Don’t let a tooth sensitivity stop you from enjoying your favorite treats.

As the temperature continues to rise the cravings for cold, tasty treats start settling in. If you have a tooth sensitivity, however, the thought of biting into a raspberry popsicle can send shivers down your spine. Here’s everything you need to know about your tooth sensitivity, and ways you can prevent it. (more…)

When Will My Baby Start Teething?

Friday, April 7th, 2017
baby teeth

Your baby’s teeth are en route.

If you’ve recently had your first child, it’s more than likely that you’ve received your fair share of advice from friends and family. You read all of the books during pregnancy and you watched a Lifetime movie that summed parenting up in a two-hour dramatic monologue. Despite all of this welcome, and maybe unwelcome advice, there are certain aspects of parenthood you just have to find out for yourself. When it comes to your baby’s mouth, keep in mind that every infant develops teeth at their own rate. Here’s a bit of teething advice for when they do. (more…)

Four Foods That May Dim Your Smile

Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Some of your favorite foods may affect your smile.

Your grandmother’s pasta recipe from the Old Country may be delicious, but it could also be causing some serious damage to your pearly whites. This week, we’ll explore a few foods that may be staining your teeth– and ways to keep your smile bright. (more…)

4 Ways To Maintain Your Oral Health When You Have The Flu

Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Get through cold & flu season with these tips!

There’s something you should know about cold and flu season… it isn’t over yet. The Walgreens Flu Index has ranked Maryland #14 for the United Status flu count this past week. As you run out to stock up on Vitamin C and tissues, consider taking a few steps to safeguard your dental health. (more…)

3 Ways Your Tongue Piercing Affects Your Oral Health

Friday, March 17th, 2017
tongue piercing

Are you maintaining your tongue piercing?

Whether your teenager is looking to get a tongue piercing or you already have one, it’s important to realize that everything in your mouth affects your dental health. Before you decide to get a tongue piercing, learn about the many ways that your tongue piercing will affect your dental health. (more…)

Wax Floss vs. Unwaxed Floss

Friday, March 3rd, 2017
Cleaning teeth with dental floss

Cleaning teeth with dental floss

When the floss supply from the dentist’s office runs low, it’s time to head to your local convenience store for a new pack. You may have noticed that each container of floss is labeled differently. There’s flavored floss, non-flavored floss, thin floss, and thick floss to name a few. If you’ve ever wondered the difference between waxed floss and unwaxed floss, here’s your answer. 
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