Dental care with braces

Gingivitis (gum disease) and decalcification (white spots on teeth) are the two most common oral health problems that occur when proper hygiene is not maintained while wearing braces. Using an electric toothbrush, a waterpik, and fluoridated toothpaste or rinse can help significantly minimize or prevent these problems. https://www.waterpik.com/oral-health/dental-needs/braces-orthodontics/clean-floss-braces/

Before and After Dentures

Oral Care for Dentures

Oral care for partial and full dentures is different from caring for natural teeth…Read the article below to find out more. http://www.colgate.com/en/us/oc/oral-health/cosmetic-dentistry/dentures/article/oral-care-before-and-after-dentures-0415

How medications can affect your oral health

It is important to update your most recent medical history, for many medications, including vitamins, minerals and herbal preparations, can have a negative effect on your oral health such as dry mouth, abnormal bleeding, enlarged gum tissue, etc.   http://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/m/medications-and-oral-health

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How seasonal allergies can affect your oral health

Spring is here! With the longer days and warmer temperatures, it also brings allergies, sinus congestion, and seemingly unexplained tooth aches. Click on the article below to see how allergies can affect your oral health. https://www.deltadentalins.com/oral_health/seasonal-allergies.html

Teeth and Aging

Debunking Senior Dental Myths

As you age, it becomes even more important to take good care of your teeth and dental health. One common misconception is that losing your teeth is inevitable. This is not true. “With age, good oral health is key to avoiding gum disease, preserving function and allowing people to eat well.”   http://health.usnews.com/wellness/aging-well/articles/2017-01-13/healthy-aging-oral-health-for-older-adults

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Top dental myths debunked

Top dental myths debunked! Be informed and stay on top of your dental health.   Warning: Top Dental Myths Exposed!

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Teething Baby

Every parent wants to soothe their irritable infant when they go through the teething process; however, please stay away from teething gels such as benzocaine, for it can trigger a lethal reaction in the blood stream. http://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/t/teething

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Holiday Dental Tips

Get ready for the holidays with these great tips from American Dental Association!! http://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/holiday-slideshow/?source=promospots&content=rotator&medium=holiday_bright

Dental tips for healthy halloween

Dental Tips for Healthy Halloween

Check out these twelve tips on how you can help your family keep a healthy mouth on and after Halloween. http://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/h/halloween-tips

Emergency Room Visits

Dental Emergency Room Visits

EARLY PREVENTION! These emergency room visits for dental pain and infections are entirely preventable by staying on top of your oral health care.   http://www.dentistrytoday.com/news/todays-dental-news/item/1255-emergency-room-visits-for-dental-problems-continue-to-increase