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5 Benefits of Seeing Your Dentist for Regular Cleanings

If you are trying to decide if it’s a good idea to visit the dentist now, let us put your mind at ease: our office is taking all necessary steps to reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission. This makes the dentist’s office one of the safest places to visit at this time.  And there [...]

By |June 16th, 2020|Bad Breath, Gum Disease, Hygiene|Comments Off on 5 Benefits of Seeing Your Dentist for Regular Cleanings

Your Teeth Need St. Patrick’s Day Recovery, Too!

St. Patrick’s Day is full of excitement. Going to parties, enjoying time with friends, eating lots of great food, and drinking a ton of green-colored beverages. However, St. Patrick’s Day isn’t so fun for your body afterward.  Every time you party too hard, your body needs time to recover. Whether that means laying in bed [...]

By |March 18th, 2020|Hygiene|Comments Off on Your Teeth Need St. Patrick’s Day Recovery, Too!

Rewriting History With Teeth

After discovering a rare and expensive pigment in the dental plaque of a woman who lived some time between the 11th and 12th century, researchers at Ohio State University are rewriting history. Published in the journal Science Advances, the study hoped to provide a reimagined picture of the 11th century, the role of women, and [...]

By |February 6th, 2019|Gum Disease, Hygiene, Tooth Trivia|Comments Off on Rewriting History With Teeth

Brushing Away High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure or hypertension affects nearly 1 in 3 adults in the United States, totalling nearly 75 million Americans. What’s worse is that nearly one third of those 75 million may not know they have it, putting them at greater risk for stroke or heart attack. According to a new study conducted out of [...]

By |December 13th, 2018|Gum Disease, Hygiene|Comments Off on Brushing Away High Blood Pressure

Bacteria and Your Oral Health

It’s only within the last twenty-years that we’ve discovered just how important bacteria is to our bodies. The human “microbiome,” as it is often referred, has bacteria that outnumber human cells nearly 10 to 1. In fact, if someone were to collect all of our bacteria into a bucket, it would weigh between three and [...]

By |June 21st, 2018|Gum Disease, Hygiene|Comments Off on Bacteria and Your Oral Health