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See The Full Picture…On Dental X-Rays
Nov
1
2016
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If you could have any superpower, what would it be? Would you choose super strength? How about the power of flight? Maybe you’d like the ability to see through solid objects! Although super strength and flight may not come too easily, you don’t have to search far for x-ray vision (in a manner of speaking)! Today, we want to share with you a little bit about x-rays and how we use them in our practice to spot troublesome cavities and other issues before they have a larger effect on your smile! X-Rays Were Discovered By Accident! X-rays were first observed in […]

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Snacking Tips To Keep Your Child’s Smile Healthy
Aug
24
2016
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Good nutrition is essential for a child’s healthy growth and development. It’s also important for their dental health! A good diet can help your child build strong, healthy teeth, while poor eating habits puts your child at a higher risk of tooth decay. You may understand how important nutritious meals are, but one thing some parents struggle with is snack time. Here are our best tips on how to make sure your child’s snack time is tooth-friendly! Not All Snacks Are Created Equal Stay away from starchy, sticky or sugary foods during snack time, like dried fruit, crackers, chips and cookies. These types […]

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How Stress Can Affect Your Oral Health
Jul
22
2016
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Did you know that stress can have an effect on your oral health? As if you needed any more on your plate! Knowing how stress and oral health are connected can help you combat any problems that might arise. Stress May Contribute to Teeth Grinding Bruxism is the technical term for habitual teeth grinding and jaw clenching. For some people, clenching and grinding are natural responses to stress and frustration. Teeth grinding, however, usually occurs during sleep, meaning that people are often unaware of the problem. Flatter tips of the teeth and a sore jaw are common signs of bruxism. Stress […]

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