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The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Foods for Healthy Teeth

December 8, 2023

The holiday season is upon us, bringing joy, laughter, and of course, an abundance of delicious foods. As you plan your festive feasts and indulge in sweet treats, it's essential to consider the impact of your choices on your oral health. This guide is here to help you navigate the holiday table without compromising your pearly whites. Let's dive into the world of holiday foods and discover which ones are delicious AND beneficial ...

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It’s Mouth Cancer Awareness Month! 8 Little-Known Facts About Oral Cancer

November 8, 2023

As Mouth Cancer Awareness Month unfolds, it's essential to shed light on this often underestimated yet significant health concern. Oral cancer affects thousands each year, making awareness and early detection crucial for saving lives. Our team strives to help patients of all ages achieve optimal oral health, part of which includes oral cancer screenings and patient education. In this blog, we'll uncover lesser-known facts about oral cancer, backed by credible sources, to provide ...

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National Gum Care Month: What You Should Know About Gums, Gum Disease, and Prevention

September 10, 2022

The goal of dentistry is to help patients achieve a healthy mouth, not just healthy teeth. This includes your gums (aka gingiva). Your gums seal and protect your teeth, teeth roots, and jaw bones, against disease-causing bacteria. Additionally, the gingiva hold your teeth in place. Without gum tissue, your teeth would fall out and bacteria along with food debris would cause serious destruction to your sensitive teeth roots. To recognize National Gum Care Month, we ...

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Benefits of Chewing (Sugar-Free) Gum

January 8, 2022

Chewing gum may not have gotten your school teacher's approval, but as long as it's sugar-free, it will get a nod from your dentist! In fact, sugar-free gum is the only item in the candy aisle that can actually improve your oral health. Adding sugar-free gum to your day can help: Increase Saliva Flow Saliva plays a critical role in your overall oral health. In addition to washing away bacteria, saliva keeps your ...

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