April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Categories: Oral Health
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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and there’s no better time to learn about steps you can take to prevent this condition. Here is an overview of some of the most common reasons you may experience oral cancer, why regular oral cancer screening is important, and what you can expect if possible signs of oral […]

4 Ways Drinking Water Improves Your Oral Health

Categories: Oral Health
4 Ways Drinking Water Improves Your Oral Health

Most people know about the benefits of drinking water for their overall health. But do you know that water is also good for your oral health? Here is how drinking water improves your oral health. 1. It keeps your mouth clean Water cleans your mouth by washing away the leftover food particles. Sugar and residue […]

Four Oral Health Symptoms of Seasonal Allergies

Categories: Holiday, Oral Health
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You dread increasing allergens if you experience seasonal allergies. While you are fighting irritated sinuses, constant sneezing, and itchy eyes, your teeth may be fighting other battles, as allergies can affect your oral health. Here are four oral health symptoms of seasonal allergies: 1. Tooth Pain Stuffy sinuses can cause tooth pain. As pressure builds […]

Four Reasons Why Dental X-Rays Could Be Helpful to You

Categories: Oral Health
Four Reasons Why Dental X-Rays Could Be Helpful to You

Dental radiographs or X-rays are images of the hard and soft tissues surrounding your teeth and jawbones. Using low levels of radiation, these X-rays can provide an in-depth look at your teeth and gums. And they can be just as important as your oral examination and teeth cleaning. For a comprehensive checkup, we recommend including […]

Connection Between Oral Health & Stress

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Your oral health has been connected to health problems all around the body over the past few years. Often going both ways, your oral health can affect the rest of your body and vice versa. Stress is no exception. 2020 & 2021 have been very stressful years, and if that stress has been hitting you […]

Is Your Sweet Tooth Hurting Your Teeth?

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We’ve all joked about having a sweet tooth. Who can resist the warm goodness of a chocolate chip cookie fresh from the oven, or the convenience of a candy bar when you need a snack in a hurry? But have you ever stopped to think about what that sweet tooth could be doing to your […]

5 Tips for a Healthier Smile in the New Year

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A healthy and confident smile has plenty of benefits. A beautiful smile can have a huge impact on your relationships, social life and career. In the new year, you have an amazing opportunity to make some changes in your life, including taking better care of your pearly whites. But what exactly can you do to […]

Is Charcoal Toothpaste Really Worth The Hype?

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Advertisements and offers for charcoal toothpaste often tout its ability to clean teeth, remove stains, and brighten your smile. But, is all the hype really true? Should you switch from using your regular toothpaste to one that contains active charcoal? Ask some people those questions, and they’ll tell you that you should absolutely switch because […]