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Tips for Improving Brushing Technique

Posted on 9/21/2021 by Lemond Hunter
Your parents were right, brushing your teeth is an important part of your oral hygiene routine. By brushing off the plaque that builds up on your teeth you are taking away the bacteria which releases acids onto your teeth. These acids erode the enamel of your teeth. If you take care of your enamel, you are taking big steps to protect your teeth from cavities. It is just as important to brush your teeth well. How to Brush Your Teeth Like a Pro Our first tip is to place your toothbrush at a 45 degree angle to your gums to ensure the best cleaning between the teeth and gums. Look in the...
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Dental Conditions That Can Form Due to Stress

Posted on 9/6/2021 by Lemond Hunter
Stress can trigger and aggravate physical illness in our bodies. Chronic headaches, muscle tension, and an upset stomach can be a result of stress. Similarly, our oral health can be compromised when we are under high levels of stress over long periods of time. We all must live with a certain level of stress; however, we advise patients to be proactive and prioritize enjoyment and relaxation into their lives on a regular basis to counteract the effects of stress. Every day, we see patients who do not have positive ways of coping with stress, and their oral health suffers because of it. Some...
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Inflammation in Your Sinuses Can Lead to a Toothache

Posted on 8/23/2021 by Lemond Hunter
You are probably all too familiar with the sensation of a toothache. Sensitivity at the gumline, throbbing pain in a localized area, or a numb feeling in a tooth best characterizes a toothache. Inflammation on the other hand, is a process by which your body's white blood cells protect you from bacterial and viral infections. Inflammation can go awry, however, if the immune system malfunctions and the white blood cells start attacking both the good cells and the bad infection cells. Are these two things related, inflammation and toothaches? Inflammation in Your Sinuses Can Affect Your...
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All Posts:

Tips for Improving Brushing Technique
9/21/2021
Dental Conditions That Can Form Due to Stress
9/6/2021
Inflammation in Your Sinuses Can Lead to a Toothache
8/23/2021
Reasons Your Teeth May Be Turning Yellow
8/9/2021
Have an Event Coming Up? We Can Help Get Your Smile Ready!
7/26/2021
Brush Before Your Appointment with Us So We Can See if You Miss Anything
7/12/2021
Can a Dental Veneer Cover all Oral Imperfections?
6/21/2021
Light Colored Drinks Still Have the Ability to Stain Your Teeth
6/7/2021
Gum Pain Can Signal Problems with Your Teeth
5/24/2021
Tips if You Have Sensitive Teeth
5/10/2021
Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth?
4/26/2021
When Is Unwaxed Floss the Best Option?
4/12/2021
What We Can Do to Treat Cavities Between Your Teeth
3/22/2021
Stress Has Several Impacts on Your Oral Health
3/8/2021
How to Tell When You Filling Should Be Replaced
2/22/2021
Do You Make These Common Toothbrush Mistakes?
2/8/2021
Which Snacks Do You Want Around for Healthy Teeth?
1/18/2021
What pH Should Your Mouth Have If It Is Health?
1/4/2021
The Problems with Not Making Oral Health Just As Important As Your Overall Health
12/21/2020
Take Your Oral Health Seriously and Make Sure It is a Top Priority
12/7/2020
Wearing a Mouthguard to Improve Sleeping
11/16/2020
Which Drinks Can Improve the Health of Your Gums?
11/2/2020
What Exercise Has to Do with the Health of Your Mouth
10/19/2020
Tips to Avoid Stains on New Composite Fillings
10/5/2020
Why Ignoring Dental Cracks Is So Dangerous
9/21/2020
Why Do Some People Get Lots of Cavities?
9/7/2020
Are There Any Natural Breath Fresheners?
8/24/2020
Why Is Milk Recommended for Storing a Dislodged Tooth?
8/10/2020
Reasons to Replace a Toothbrush Before It Gets Worn Out
7/23/2020
What Is Oral Thrush
7/7/2020
Is Scaling and Root Planing a Painful Process?
6/22/2020
Why Homeopathic DIY Dental Solutions Should Be Avoided
6/8/2020
Have you Ever Heard of Dental Debridement?
3/20/2020
How Rinsing with a Mouthwash After Brushing Benefits Your Teeth
3/10/2020
How the Sinuses Can Lead to Pain in the Upper Jaw and Teeth
2/20/2020
Are Your Teeth Causing Your Migraines?
2/10/2020
Do People Eating Low Carb Diets Have To Worry About Extra Dental Problems?
1/20/2020
Does Seaweed Do Anything to Boost Oral Health When It Is Part of Your Diet?
1/10/2020
Do You Really Need to Get Annual X-Rays?
12/20/2019
Dangers of Letting Your Mouth Dry Out
12/10/2019
Can You Feel When a Dental Filling Becomes Loose?
11/20/2019
Best Filling Options for Front Teeth with Cavities
11/10/2019
Why Do Athletes Tend to Get More Gum Disease?
10/20/2019
Are There Secrets to Always Having Pleasant Breath?
10/10/2019
Top Reasons We Use Suction Tools When Cleaning Your Teeth
9/20/2019
Times Where You Need to Get Panoramic X-rays
9/10/2019
Oral Health Changes You Can Start Making Today
8/20/2019
How to Eat When You Have a Toothache Until We Can See You
8/10/2019
Understanding the Importance of Biofilm
7/20/2019
Uncommon Causes of Bad Breath
7/10/2019
Did You Know We Can Help When You Decide to Quit Smoking?
6/20/2019
Dental Implants Can Greatly Boost Confidence
6/10/2019
Should You Brush Your Teeth in Circles or Lines?
5/20/2019
How to Keep Your Lips from Cracking?
5/10/2019
Can Crowns Become Loose?
4/20/2019
Best Ways to Learn How to Be Proactive About Your Oral Health
4/10/2019
Loose Teeth as an Adult Signifies a Problem with Your Oral Health
3/20/2019
Let Us Help You When You Have Dental Questions Instead of Looking Them Up Online
3/10/2019
Signs Your Fillings Are Coming Loose
2/20/2019
How Sinus Pressure Can Impact Your Teeth
2/10/2019
Foods That Can Freshen Your Breath
1/20/2019
Eating a Rainbow Diet Can Help Your Oral Health Improve
1/10/2019
What Enamel Does for Your Teeth Aside from Protecting Them
12/20/2018
What Dry Mouth Can Do to Your Teeth
12/10/2018
Can You Make it To Where Your Teeth Are Less Sensitive to Heat?
11/20/2018
There Are Several Benefits that Come with Conscious Sedation
11/10/2018
How to Keep Your Mouth Healthy with Partials
10/20/2018
How to Keep Your Mouth Clean Following Pocket Reduction
10/10/2018
Mouth Guards Can Improve Your Sleep
9/20/2018
Medications That Cause Discolored Teeth
9/10/2018
What We Look for During Oral Cancer Screenings
8/20/2018
What We Look At During Dental Exams
8/10/2018
How to Ease Jaw Aches When Your TMJ Gets Inflamed
7/20/2018
Brushing Before Going to Sleep Is Necessary for Good Oral Health
7/10/2018
What People Notice When They First Meet You
6/20/2018
What is It about Sports Drinks that Harm Your Teeth?
6/10/2018
"Types of Problems That Fall Under the Category of Dental Emergencies"
5/20/2018
Types of Dental Bridges You Can Get
5/10/2018
Making Brushing Easier When You Struggle with Arthritis
4/20/2018
How Much of Your Teeth Are Situated Below the Gums?
4/10/2018
What Options Do You Have for a Gap in Your Front Teeth?
3/25/2018
What is the Difference between Power Flossers and Water Flossers?
3/15/2018
What Type of Oral Health Goals Do You Have?
2/23/2018
What to Do When a Tooth Comes in Crooked
2/13/2018
Why You Need to Replace Your Toothbrush When a Cold Sore Erupts
1/25/2018
Why You Need to Limit Drinking Acidic Beverages
1/15/2018
Types of Cracks Best Covered by Veneers
12/23/2017
Tooth Pain and Fevers Usually Signify a Dental Abscess
12/13/2017
Is There Any Benefit to Making Homemade Toothpaste?
11/27/2017
How Your Gag Reflex Impacts Your Dental Visits
11/17/2017
The Importance of Not Using a Hard Bristled Toothbrush
10/25/2017
The Damage That Can Come from Sucking on Candies and Cough Drops
10/15/2017
How Stress Affects Gum Disease
9/27/2017
How Long After a Cleaning Should You Wait to Eat?
9/17/2017
Why Your Toothbrush and Dishwasher Should be Best Friends
8/25/2017
Why You Should Go to the Dentist if Your Gum is Sore to the Touch
8/15/2017
Why Are People Afraid of Root Canals?
7/30/2017
Do You Brush Your Tongue Often Enough?
7/23/2017
Why Eating a Sweet Treat Could Cause Your Teeth to Hurt
6/25/2017
Why Do You Wait to Brush After Anything Acidic?
6/15/2017
There's More to Cosmetic Dentistry Than Whitening
5/30/2017
The Weather Can Affect the Way Your Teeth Feel
5/20/2017
The Beating Your Teeth Take When You Have an Oral Piercing
4/27/2017
Talking to Your Dentist About Having a Filling Replaced
4/17/2017
Why You Want to Indulge in Strawberries As A Spring Time Snack
3/30/2017
Why Chewing Vegetables is So Good for Your Oral Health
3/20/2017

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