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Top Travel Tips For Your Teeth

Travel and summer vacation plans may look a little different this year. Some families are choosing to take the time to visit family and close friends. Others are opting for a weekend camping trip. And some are happy they didn’t have to cancel their trip to the beach. Whatever your plans are for vacation we…

Water Works

Our bodies are made up of 70% water. Water helps keep us hydrated, helps flush toxins and remove waste, and keeps our skin looking healthy, and helps keep our muscles moving. Water is the healthiest drink available. Did you know water is vital to our teeth and oral health as well? Hydration Water is the…

Do antibiotics help tooth pain?

It used to be when you got a toothache, an antibiotic was instantly prescribed by the dentist. However, a new recommendation has been released by the ADA. They say, in most cases, antibiotics should not be given for tooth pain. The reason being is that antibiotic resistance is on the rise. Treat The Source The…

Dental Care Should Not Be Delayed

As our nation begins to lift stay at home orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dental care should not be delayed any further. For some patients, they’ve put off their preventative hygiene care for 3 months now. For others, they’ve been in pain dealing with a toothache because they weren’t sure if it was safe…

Your Teeth Are Essential

Our teeth are important. We need them to speak and chew. We need our teeth so that we can smile to boost our confidence. In fact, our entire mouths are important! Our mouths house saliva which aids in digestion. And a healthy mouth helps reduces the chances of contracting any harmful viruses or bacteria.  Home…

Fluoride Facts

Fluoride has been named one of the top 10 most important public health measures of the 20th century. It’s a naturally occurring mineral in both foods and water. Fluoride strengthens enamel from the outside and inside of the teeth. There are many benefits of both systemic and topical fluoride. Drinking fluoridated water helps to build…

7 Benefits of Mouthwash

When it comes to optimal oral health we all the know basics – brush, floss and rinse. But is mouthwash, or mouth rinse, really necessary? Let’s explorer the key benefits to using mouthwash. 1. Freshens Breath Most patients use mouth wash for this reason, to freshen their breath. Swishing for thirty seconds will leave your…

Warning Signs Of Gingivitis

Many patients, both young and old, report they get some bleeding when they brush or floss their teeth. Gingivitis does not discriminate. According to a recent study, 75% of Americans currently have gingivitis. It’s an infection in the gums, surrounding your teeth, that causes inflammation. The gums become red, swollen and bleed easily. Healthy gums…

Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! Good habits at home will set your children up for a healthy mouth throughout their lives. The American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month every February. This year, the ADA’s theme is “Fluoride in water prevents cavities! Get it from the tap!” Fluoride in drinking water…

5 Ways Vaping Is Damaging Your Teeth

While cigarette smoking is declining, vaping is rising, especially among teenagers and young adults. However, vaping still involves a heating element and nicotine. The side effects and health risks of vaping have not been studied long term.  But what we know so far is that vaping is just as bad, if not worse, than regular…

We are excited to welcome you back!

Our dental practice has always followed strict safety measures and protocols. In wake of the Covid-19 Pandemic, we have made extensive renovations to ensure the safety and comfort of all our patients and staff. Please click below to learn about the many changes we have made.

If you have any questions of concerns, we invite you to contact our office today.
From our family to yours, The Dental Store