Connection Between Oral Health & Stress

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 […]

What To Expect During a Root Canal

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Few dental procedures instill fear in the hearts of patients as the infamous ‘root canal.’ The procedure is often associated with pain, long inspiring statements such as “I’d rather have a root canal than go through that.” Sure, this might have been true a couple of decades ago, but with modern advances in technology, the […]

Which is Better For You? Manual Toothbrush or Electric Toothbrush?

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Every dental professional will tell you the first step towards good oral health is brushing your teeth (twice a day for at least 2 minutes each). Doing this helps remove bacteria that adheres to your teeth and causes plaque. Did you know that the buildup of plaque leads to gum disease and tooth decay? Therefore, […]

Ways to Cope with Dental Anxiety

Categories: General Dentistry
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When we hear the word anxiety, most of us automatically think of anxiety-related mental disorders. However, this is a word that also has great significance in the dentistry industry. Research shows that approximately 50 to 80 percent of Americans avoid visiting the dentist due to fear and anxiety. This is what we call dental anxiety, […]

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 […]