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These Are the Worst Foods for Your Oral Health


These Are the Worst Foods for Your Oral Health

Eating a balanced diet is essential to maintaining a healthy weight and feeling your best throughout life. But did you know that the foods you eat also directly impact your oral health? It’s true!

Healthy foods — like fruits and vegetables — provide crucial nutrients to…Continue Reading





Is My Dental Problem an Emergency?


Is My Dental Problem an Emergency?

Is My Dental Problem an Emergency? You only get one set of teeth. Taking care of them is important, but accidents happen. Maybe you woke up with a mysterious toothache, or maybe you suffered an acute facial injury. You could find yourself facing a dental emergency, and you need to know what to do. Not every…





Adjusting to Life with Dentures


Adjusting to Life with Dentures

Adjusting to Life with Dentures Did you know that 90% of people with missing teeth wear dentures? Dentures are artificial teeth that are custom made for your mouth, and denture technology has come a long way in recent years. Gone are the days of ill-fitting, uncomfortable artificial teeth and messy denture paste that doesn’t work. If you…





Set Off that Summer Tan with Teeth Whitening


Set Off that Summer Tan with Teeth Whitening

Add Your Heading Text Here Everyone admires a healthy summertime glow. Whether you love spending weekends at the beach or you’re an expert in applying self-tanner, you work hard to perfect your summer look. But when was the last time you considered your smile? Stained, dingy teeth can detract from that summer skin, while a…





5 Smile Flaws Easily Corrected With Veneers


5 Smile Flaws Easily Corrected With Veneers

Add Your Heading Text Here What do you notice when you first meet someone, whether at work, at a party, or just out in a group? If you’re like most people, you’d say it’s the person’s smile. Your smile, and how you feel about it, affects how you interact with others. Dr. Lisa Giovanetti and the…





Is Veganism Best for your teeth?


Is Veganism Best for your teeth?

Veganism has a number of proven health benefits, but can it work wonders for your oral health? That depends on how healthy your diet — vegan or otherwise — is! Veganism certainly encourages you to make more healthful, plant-based..Continue Reading





5 Foods that Naturally Whiten Your Teeth


5 Foods that Naturally Whiten Your Teeth

5 Foods that Naturally Whiten Your Teeth Teeth whitening is a booming business and for good reason. It’s natural to want a gorgeous smile. Not every set of pearly whites is an ideal candidate for the treatment, however. If you’re looking for a little boost in appearance or wish to avoid harsh chemicals or intensive…





Oral Bacteria and Alzheimer’s: The Link


Oral Bacteria and Alzheimer’s: The Link

Oral Bacteria and Alzheimer’s: The Link Imagine losing your short-term memory, unable to recall the names of those you hold dear. Or experiencing unexplained mood changes like agitation at night, or even the loss of basic bodily functions or the ability to properly care for yourself. This nightmarish scenario is, to some degree, reality for…





Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth?


Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth?

Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth? Wisdom teeth seem like the perfect setup for a bad joke: if they’re so wise, why do they cause so much pain and hassle? Wisdom teeth, or the third set of molars that typically develop between the ages of 17 and 21, actually served a very real purpose once…





Talk to Your Dentist About Diabetes


Talk to Your Dentist About Diabetes

Talk to Your Dentist About Diabetes Americans are developing diabetes at an alarming rate, with as many as 100 million people living with diabetes and prediabetes today. This means that it’s even more important today than it was yesterday to ensure your oral health is maintained. After all, good oral health can help control blood glucose levels.…




Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom Teeth What to Know in Treating Your Wisdom Teeth Wisdom teeth derive their catchy name from the time period that they develop in a person’s mouth. They are the third set of molars, coming in right behind the second, not always breaking through the gums, and they usually appear at the end of a…





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