Can’t I Just Have a Regular Cleaning?

Posted on:Sunday, October 31st, 2021 @ 9:46 pm

Patients often ask why they are having “periodontal maintenance” when all they want is to have their teeth cleaned. If your dentist or hygienist has recommended you be scheduled for periodontal maintenance or if you have noticed there is a difference in billing for these procedures, here is a brief explanation: Prophylaxis or Regular Cleaning …

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Halloween Mouth-Healthy

Posted on:Thursday, October 7th, 2021 @ 2:08 pm

Halloween is around the corner. Those bags of candy and easy access to all kinds of sweets is a pretty tempting holiday for adults as well as children. Here are ways everyone can stay mouth healthy during Halloween and every day. Avoid sticky situations The stickier candies, like taffy and gummy bears, take longer to …

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Which Toothpaste is Right for You?

Posted on:Thursday, September 30th, 2021 @ 12:49 pm

Toothpaste no longer comes in simple choices of fluoride and fresh breath. Paste is not even the only option! You can choose gel forms and even some with ribbons of color and flavor. With so many varieties available, it may be difficult to know which features or combinations of ingredients are best for your mouth. …

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Oral Thrush

Posted on:Wednesday, September 8th, 2021 @ 2:45 pm

Oral thrush happens when a yeast infection develops inside your mouth.

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Aging and Dental Health

Posted on:Thursday, August 19th, 2021 @ 6:29 pm

As you age, it becomes even more important to take good care of your teeth and dental health.

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Signs of Bruxism (teeth grinding)

Posted on:Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021 @ 12:24 pm

If you have bruxism, you may unconsciously clench your teeth when you’re awake (awake bruxism) or clench or grind them during sleep (sleep bruxism).

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Dental Implants

Posted on:Friday, July 16th, 2021 @ 5:04 pm

Dental Implants are changing the way people live. They are designed to provide a foundation for replacement teeth which look, feel and function like natural teeth.

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Breaking Bad Oral Habits

Posted on:Tuesday, June 15th, 2021 @ 10:33 am

The effects of bad oral habits are something our team sees all too often. You might have bad oral habits that stem from childhood, possibly because your parents did not know about proper oral care or force you to follow it. Or, your bad habits could develop gradually, like slacking on your frequency of brushing. …

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What Happens When those Masks Come Off?

Posted on:Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021 @ 11:44 am

If you’re looking for love, it may not be your sparkling eyes or shining hair that catches your dreamboat’s attention. Your grandmother’s adage turns out be true, after all: The first thing people notice about you is your smile. A survey for USA Today by Philips Sonicare found that 47% of respondents chose a great smile …

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Getting Ready for Summer: Memorial Day

Posted on:Saturday, May 15th, 2021 @ 2:18 pm

Visit Dr. Barbara Bell, Dr. Katie Bell or Dr. Susan Rofe Before Vacation

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