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Best Summer Foods for Your Teeth

Best Summer Foods for Your Teeth

Summer can be a tough time for your sweet tooth with a tempting array of sweets and sugary drinks readily available at barbecues, get-togethers and store checkout counters. But it can also be a great time to discover the many ripe and delicious options available that...

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Summer Hydration

Summer Hydration

It’s the beginning of summer, the sun is shining, the weather is warming up and we’re spending more time outside. Staying well-hydrated is key to performing at our best in sports and enjoying all our summer activities to the fullest. Before you reach for a sports...

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5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Dental Insurance

The end of the year is an important time for patients who have dental insurance. Most plans renew on January 1st which means that most plans’ annual benefits expire on December 31st rather than roll over into the next term so that they could be used in the new year....

Protecting Your Teeth from Trauma During Sports

If you or your child play a contact sport, even if it’s just for fun, it’s important to think about protecting your teeth from trauma during sports. Sports injuries are often on the rise during the summer and investing in a sports guard or mouth guard can make a big...

Best Summer Foods for Your Teeth

Summer can be a tough time for your sweet tooth with a tempting array of sweets and sugary drinks readily available at barbecues, get-togethers and store checkout counters. But it can also be a great time to discover the many ripe and delicious options available that...

Summer Hydration

It’s the beginning of summer, the sun is shining, the weather is warming up and we’re spending more time outside. Staying well-hydrated is key to performing at our best in sports and enjoying all our summer activities to the fullest. Before you reach for a sports...

What to Do With Your Toothbrush After Being Sick

The chills, aches, sore throat and general malaise of a cold or flu can make you feel too miserable to think of much beyond how to manage your symptoms. But it may help to know that your toothbrush can harbor germs or mold and replacing it may help you on the road to...

Are Bridges or Implants Better?

Losing teeth can leave a big impact not only on your mouth and comfort, but your self confidence, as well. When considering a solution for missing teeth, it is important to understand the advantages and disadvantages of each option before making a decision. Let’s...

What to Do If You Have an Abscess

A tooth abscess can happen when a tooth has decayed, chipped or broken. This can allow bacteria to enter the inner part of the tooth which can lead to infection. The infection may cause a buildup of fluid and swelling, resulting in an abscess. If left untreated, the...

When Should I Take My Child to the Dentist?

Whether your baby’s first teeth are just now erupting, or your child is noticing their first baby tooth becoming loose, you’re probably wondering, “When should I take my child to the dentist?” It is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)...

How to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth

Are you often craving cookies, pastries, soda or chocolate for the sweet flavor and quick energy boost? A craving for sugar has earned the nickname of a “sweet tooth,” but there’s nothing sweet about how sugar affects your teeth. So, how to satisfy a sweet tooth...

A New Year and a New You

Another year has rolled around again, the calendars are changing, the days are getting longer and brighter, and you’re ready for a change as well. You’re probably itching to meet those New Year’s resolutions you’ve carefully thought out. So much is on the horizon,...