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The Impact of Smoking and Tobacco on Oral Health

Your teeth say a lot about you. They can indicate if you’ve had braces, what you’ve eaten for breakfast that morning, your age — they can even reveal if you’re a smoker. Smoking has long been associated with health complications like lung cancer and heart disease, but did you know it can also impact your … Continued

Sleep Apnea & Your Oral Health: Unraveling the Connection

You wake up exhausted every morning, even after seven or eight hours of sleep. To add to this, you have a headache, sore throat, stiff jaw and toothache. Plus, your sleep partner complained about your snoring and teeth grinding again. If you’ve tried everything from changing sleep positions to mediating before bed without success, you … Continued

Teeth Whitening: Sorting Facts From Fiction

Your teeth can leave a lasting impression — on first dates, during interviews and in photos. Wanting them to stand out and shine on every occasion is normal. Brighter teeth can enhance your confidence and provide a picture-perfect smile. Whitening your teeth can be an excellent solution to achieving the above. However, before you opt … Continued

5 Misconceptions About Oral Health

We all know the feeling — indulging in a garlicky meal or waking up with a wicked case of morning breath can result in an inconvenient mouth odor that requires some serious brushing or mint gum. But what if your oral hygiene routine and breath mints just don’t seem to be cutting it long term?

How to Become a Dental Office Administrator

Dental offices rely on many employees to provide patient care. From treating patients to managing appointments, employees complete many tasks each day. Dental office administrators have a crucial role in dental office management. They handle patient appointments, billing procedures, office bookkeeping and more. Learning more about the dental office administrator role can help you decide … Continued

The 5 Best Alternatives to Flossing Your Teeth

Many have experienced the moment of truth when your dentist asks if you floss. More often than not, patients forget or avoid flossing at all costs. However, cleaning between your teeth once a day is essential for your oral health.

6 Teeth Alignment Issues Invisalign® Can Fix

Invisalign® is a clear alignment therapy option for a wide range of patients. As the treatment has improved, patients often wonder what Invisalign® can fix. With the convenience of an invisible, removable appliance, you can treat almost as many alignment issues as braces can.

How to Minimize Cavities in Kids During Halloween

Fall is on the horizon, and it won’t be long before pumpkins appear on doorsteps and children start putting together this year’s costume plans. The Halloween season brings a lot of treats, but if you aren’t careful, those trickster cavities can set in!

Why Seeing Your Dentist More Frequently During Pregnancy Is Important

When you’re pregnant, you’re focused on doing whatever you can to take care of your body and your baby. And while rest and good nutrition are healthy essentials, you might be ignoring another part of your health — your teeth.

The Causes of Dry Mouth and How to Alleviate Symptoms

A normal amount of saliva is an essential element of oral and digestive health. Saliva serves many important purposes, but you may not realize its impact on everyday functions. It helps promote oral hygiene and support strong oral tissue. It’s necessary for a handful of fundamental bodily processes. A lack of saliva may cause dry mouth syndrome, which can be uncomfortable and have serious oral health impacts.

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