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Protecting Your Child’s Dental Health During Cold & Flu Season

December 12, 2023

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Young girl blowing her noseNo matter how much you try to protect your little one from germs during cold and flu season, illness can happen. If your child is feeling under the weather, you will rely on cold medications and home remedies to keep them comfortable. However, fighting stuffy noses and chest congestion can affect their dental health. Here’s how to keep your child’s teeth and gums healthy while helping them through the cold and flu season.


How Can Holiday Stress Harm My Oral Health?

November 10, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_thomas @ 11:36 pm
Gingerbread man

While the holidays are a special time when friends and family gather together to celebrate and make new memories, they can be a stressful season for many people. Some people fret over getting presents for everyone in their lives and others worry about finishing the year strong at work. While it’s common knowledge that stress can impact a person’s overall health, many are unaware that it can lead to dental damage as well. Here’s how holiday stress can harm your teeth and how you can keep your smile bright and healthy under pressure.


You Don’t Want Any Chips Off Those Old Blocks: Foods That Can Easily Chip Your Teeth

October 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_thomas @ 11:47 pm

Everyone wants a strong, healthy smile, but it can be a little too easy to hurt your teeth if you’re not careful. While everyone should know that proper oral hygiene and regular dental visits are crucial to keeping their teeth healthy, many people might not realize that certain popular foods can chip or crack teeth if they are chewed improperly. Here are a few foods that can damage your teeth if you are not careful.


Is Dental Bonding Right for You? Here’s What You Should Know

September 13, 2023

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Woman has curious expression

Dental bonding can repair small chips, cracks, stains, and gaps in teeth in a few minutes during a routine dental procedure. It is one of the most common and affordable cosmetic dental procedures available, and it involves no anesthesia or downtime. Here’s what you should know about dental bonding when deciding if it is the right cosmetic dental solution for you.


Replace Front Teeth with Dental Implants

August 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_thomas @ 3:52 am

Man with a missing lower front toothEveryone fears losing a front tooth because no one wants an empty space to be the focal point of their smile. Unfortunately, accidents can happen. Whether you’ve lost an incisor from an injury, disease, or infection, it’s more than an aesthetic problem. Tooth loss can affect your oral health, quality of life, and general wellness. You have more options than ever before to fill the gap, like a dental implant. You can enjoy a nearly perfect replica of your real tooth using the most reliable solution for missing teeth.


Ace Your Dental Exam with 5 Back-to-School Tips

July 2, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_thomas @ 3:27 am

Young female student caring red foldersThe new school year is here, which means you have all the supplies and items you need to be successful. While you study hard to make good grades, don’t forget to give your teeth and gums a little attention. You don’t want to hear bad news next time you see your dentist. Here are 5 tips to help you ace your next dental exam.


Summer is the Perfect Time to Begin Straightening Your Smile with Invisalign

June 10, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_thomas @ 10:57 am
a woman smiling while placing her aligner in her mouth

Summer is full of enjoyable activities. Walks on the beach, family vacations, and barbeques with friends are some of the most memorable moments. But did you know that you can also begin the process of aligning your teeth with Invisalign and it won’t keep you from your summer fun at all? As a matter of fact, the sunny season is the perfect time to start the journey toward a straighter smile! Here are three reasons why.


Reasons to See a Dentist Before Vacationing This Summer

May 10, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_thomas @ 8:25 am
family on summer vacation

Summer is finally here, and if you and your family are taking a vacation, there’s always a lot to prepare. Even so, there’s one thing that’s worth adding to your to-do list: a trip to your friendly neighborhood dentist.

If you want to be able to enjoy your time off to the fullest, it’s a good idea to make sure that your oral health is as good as it can be. Here are a few good reasons why that’s the case.


April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April 14, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_thomas @ 9:35 pm

Images of oral cancerTooth decay and gum disease aren’t the only issues that can be hiding in your mouth. Over 54,000 adults in the U.S. will be diagnosed with oral cancer in 2023. April is dedicated to Oral Cancer Awareness Month to increase public education about the benefits of regular screenings. Nearly 12,000 people will die from oral or oropharyngeal cancer this year. You can invest the power of early detection by maintaining your semi-annual cleaning and checkup.


The Merits of Getting a Spring Cleaning For Your Teeth

March 9, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_thomas @ 9:28 pm
someone cleaning their house in the spring

When you hear the phrase “spring cleaning,” you might picture dusting portraits on a warm Sunday morning, or maybe clearing out the clutter that’s built up all winter. But have you ever considered that your teeth may need a spring cleaning as well?

Regular checkups and cleanings are deeply important to your oral health, and if you haven’t had one in a while, this spring is as good a time as any to get one! Here are a few reasons why preventive care is so important.

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