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How Stress Can Affect Your Oral Health
Jul
22
2016

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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We’re Ready To Soak Up Some Summer Sun!
Jul
7
2016

AHH… SWEET SUMMERTIME. We couldn’t be more excited that summer has finally arrived and with it, summer activities! We’re looking forward to backyard barbecues, family trips, and lots of fun in the sun. Our team has got a lot planned for this summer! Our Team’s Favorite Summer Activities And Traditions Dr. Will Winterholler plans on spending as much time as possible enjoying the mountain scenery and outdoor activities with his family. Golfing is always on the list for Dr. Cody Winterholler, especially in the summertime. A African dental mission during the month of June was the highlight of the summer […]

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Chewing Sugar-Free Gum Boosts Your Oral Health
Jun
22
2016

GUM ISN’T ALL ABOUT freshening your breath. While it definitely helps after that garlic pasta you had for lunch, did you know chewing sugarless gum can also prevent cavities and improve your oral health? Chewing Gum Increases Saliva Flow and Prevents Cavities According to the American Dental Association, studies show that chewing sugar-free gum for 20 minutes after a meal can prevent tooth decay. The act of chewing increases saliva flow in your mouth. The saliva then washes away food and neutralizes acids, cleaning and protecting your teeth from cavity-causing bacteria. You’ll want to make sure your gum is sugar-free, […]

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