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4 Tips to Protect Your Teeth From Hot Drinks This Fall

September 15, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — wethersfield @ 4:19 pm
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Fall is already here! Instead of indulging in beachy drinks like fancy lemonades and margaritas, you’ll be making the switch to flavored coffees and hot chocolate to keep you toasty in the brisk weather. Not only are they delicious, but they also help get you in the mood for the upcoming holiday season! You’ve probably never considered whether hot drinks are bad for your teeth. Instead of putting your oral health in harms way, follow these four tips so you can keep drinking your delicious seasonal beverages without having to worry about cavities or gum disease.

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Optimize Your Gum Health By Eating These 5 Foods

September 4, 2019

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Your gums are the strong and sturdy foundation that secures your teeth, protects your facial bones, and wards off oral health problems and harmful oral bacteria. If they’re not healthy, it could impact your overall wellbeing and result in serious issues like tooth loss. While visiting your dentist every six months is a great way to prevent issues from occurring, there are additional ways you can take care of your gums at home. Read on to learn how implementing these five foods into your diet can keep them healthy and strong.

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How to Pack the Best Lunch for Your Child’s Teeth

August 30, 2019

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Now that school is back in session, it’s time to start packing those lunches. It’s crucial to pack foods that you know are healthy for your kid. However, a lot of foods that market themselves as healthy can actually be detrimental to their little teeth. Many of them are full of so much sugar that your little one might end up needing fillings from their children’s dentist. How can you know which foods to pack and which to avoid? Fortunately, we’ve put together this handy guide below.  

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Busting 4 Myths About Dental Implants

August 15, 2019

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When it comes to options for replacing missing teeth, dental implants are usually your dentist’s first recommendation. Why? Because they’re truly in a class of their own. They replace not only the crown, but the root of the tooth as well, preserving your oral health for decades to come. However, there are a lot of myths out there about implants. Read on below as your implant dentist dispels 4 of them.

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What Do Sports Drinks Do to Your Teeth? Your Dentist Explains

July 26, 2019

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Summer is here, which means intramural clubs and sports camps are in full swing. But before you bring your favorite energy drink to the big game, consider sticking to water. Recent studies have revealed that sports drinks are just as harmful for your teeth as sodas and other sugary drinks. Tooth decay can affect more than your oral health — including your athletic performance. In this post, your dentist explains what sports drinks do to your teeth and what drinks you should consider swapping them out with.

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Your Emergency Dentist Helps You Handle A Dental Injury While Abroad

July 9, 2019

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It’s important to be as prepared as possible when traveling abroad. However, dental hygiene is often overlooked while you’re on vacation. What should you do when you have a toothache while flying? What do you do when you knock out a tooth on vacation? In this post, your emergency dentist explains what to do when experiencing a dental issue abroad.

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Your Dentist Reveals 6 Of The Best Oral Habits To Add To Your Hygiene Routine

June 25, 2019

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Maintaining tip-top oral health involves keeping up with the best oral hygiene practices each day. Preventing oral problems before they occur can not only save you time and hassle in the long run, but it can also give you a grin worth complimenting. Attending your checkups and cleanings with your dentist and getting their recommendations on oral care products can be a great start to revamping your daily hygiene routine. Read on for 6 of the best oral habits to add to your daily routine.

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3 Reasons To Schedule Your Routine Visit With Your Dentist

June 15, 2019

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When your coworkers invite you out to the bar after work, it’s easy to prioritize that over a checkup and cleaning with your dentist. When you call to cancel your appointment, you’re not thinking about what kind of impact it could have on your oral health. Each time you visit your professional for a cleaning and examination, they save you time, money, and future pain. Waiting to take care of oral health problems until they’re causing you discomfort can put you in a tough spot. Read on for 3 reasons you should move your dental visit to the top of your priority list. <

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Is it True That Gum Disease is Linked to Heart Disease?

May 20, 2019

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If you are one of an estimated 64.7 million adults that have some form of gum disease, you may be in more trouble than you think.  While the most obvious symptoms include bleeding gums and potential tooth loss, researchers have found that problems with your oral health may lead to problems with the rest of your body.  Is it true that gum disease may be linked to heart disease? And if so, why?

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Your Dentist is Looking for More Than Just Cavities

Filed under: Uncategorized — wethersfield @ 7:54 pm
Smiling Dentist

What do you expect when you visit your dentist?  They clean your teeth, give you some advice on where to brush, and worst case scenario they find a cavity, right?  Everybody knows that seeing a dentist is important for good oral hygiene, but it may actually be more important than you realize.  Here are just some of the non-dental medical issues that can be caught during a dental checkup.

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