Good Nutrition for Oral Health

Why is nutrition good for oral health?

We all know that daily brushing with fluoride toothpaste and flossing are essential for a healthy smile, but nutrition also plays an important role in your dental health. Poor nutrition can lead to gum disease, tooth decay, and cavities. Researchers have also linked oral diseases to diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. The food we eat […]

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Sleep Apnea Causes

What is sleep apnea and how can my dentist help?

The National Sleep Foundation estimates that 18 million Americans have sleep apnea, a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. It can cause numerous health problems if left untreated. Fortunately, there are therapies and treatments available. What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder caused by a repeated interruption […]

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Coping with Dental Anxiety

Coping With Dental Anxiety

If you’ve ever been anxious before a dental appointment, you’re not alone. It’s estimated that approximately 36% of people suffer from dental anxiety or dental phobia. Here’s a closer look at dental anxiety and some tips on how to manage it. Causes of Dental Anxiety Dental anxiety refers to the feeling of uneasiness people sometimes […]

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Quit Smoking to Improve the Health of Your Teeth

Smoking and Dental Health

Whether it’s a cigarette, pipe or cigar, smoking will most certainly damage your oral health. Most people probably think about coughing, heart disease, or lung cancer as the worst side effects of smoking. But tobacco does much more than stain teeth, it can lead to gum disease, tooth loss, and even mouth cancer. It’s essential […]

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Reasons for Bad Breath

Bad Breath: Causes and Treatment

Bad breath, also called halitosis, is pretty common in both kids and adults. It’s completely normal to have bad breath from time to time, especially first thing in the morning or after eating odorous foods like onions and garlic. Mints and mouthwashes can sometimes mask the issue, but to truly defeat it, you’ll need to […]

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Benefits of Cosmetic Dentistry

6 Ways Cosmetic Dentistry Can Improve Your Smile

Smiles are powerful. They express happiness and share your joy with others, make a great first impression, and lift your mood. Smiling more often, regardless of your mood, can improve your health and wellbeing. But having crowded, misplaced, discolored, crooked teeth and severe bite problems can make you smile less and that affects your confidence […]

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Smiling Relieves Stress and Improves Your Mood

5 Benefits of Smiling

Smiles are powerful. They express happiness and share your joy with others, make a great first impression, and lift your mood. Smiling more often, regardless of your mood, can improve your health and wellbeing. Here are five benefits of smiling. Smiling Relieves Stress and Improves Your Mood Smiling doesn’t just make you look happy, it […]

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