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Your 2018 Dental Benefits may have renewed.

Posted on January 17, 2018 in Uncategorized

Happy New Year!  Your 2018 Dental Benefits may have renewed!   Happy New Year!  With 2017 now in the past we look to 2018 as a year of new, exciting changes! What are you looking forward to in 2018? Many people set resolutions on New Year’s Eve to become healthier this year–whether it is weight loss, exercise more, quit smoking or just trying …Read the Full Article

How do I control bad breath?

Posted on January 10, 2018 in Uncategorized

How do I control bad breath?   It is important to practice good oral hygiene, such as brushing and flossing your teeth at least twice a day. Proper brushing, including brushing the tongue, cheeks and the roof of the mouth, will remove bacteria and food particles. Flossing removes accumulated bacteria, plaque and food that may be trapped between teeth. To …Read the Full Article

Enjoy Strawberries the Tooth-Wise Way

Posted on January 3, 2018 in Uncategorized

Enjoy Strawberries the Tooth-Wise Way Considered a “super-fruit,” the strawberry is rich in antioxidants and extremely beneficial to heart health. Low in calories but high in vitamin C, potassium, fiber and folic acid, strawberries are a tasty part of a healthy diet — but too much of a good thing can be bad for your teeth.   Unfortunately, strawberries, like …Read the Full Article

Tips for Breaking Bad Oral Habits

Posted on December 27, 2017 in Uncategorized

Tips for Breaking Bad Oral Habits Did you know that a lot of little things you do (or don’t do) on a day-to-day basis affect your teeth’s well-being and may fall under a list of bad oral habits? These include not brushing or flossing enough, eating too many sweets too often, or even using your teeth to open a bag …Read the Full Article

Dental Myths: Fact vs Fiction

Posted on December 20, 2017 in Uncategorized

Dental Myths: Fact vs Fiction Myth: I can’t see any problems with my teeth, so I don’t need to go to the dentist.   Fact: There are dental problems that aren’t visible to the naked eye – gum disease, hairline fractures and root canal disease are just a few. Dentists use sophisticated technologies – like digital X-rays – to detect …Read the Full Article

Snoring

Posted on December 13, 2017 in Uncategorized

Snoring Does your spouse’s snoring keep you up at night? Can your neighbors hear your snoring through the walls? Does your snoring wake you up?   If you or your spouse snore, you’re not alone — snoring affects over 40 percent of the US population. Snoring is caused by an obstruction of the airways. Although often brushed off as just …Read the Full Article

Christmas Wish

Posted on December 6, 2017 in Uncategorized

Christmas Wish The Center for Family & Cosmetic Dentistry presents the annual Christmas Wish. The holidays can be a tough time for some but together we can help those we love, those we know, or those we see that need a little extra sparkle to their Christmas smile. We would like to provide free dental treatment to an individual in …Read the Full Article

Breathe Easy, Smile Wide with Dental Implants!!!

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Breathe Easy, Smile Wide with Dental Implants!!! Feeling self-conscious about your missing teeth or wobbly dentures? You’re not alone. Over 100 million American adults are missing at least one tooth. Bring back your natural smile and your self-confidence with functional and aesthetic dental implants.     Dental implants replace teeth without compromising the quality of adjacent teeth. Since they attach …Read the Full Article

Ten Trivia about Teeth!

Posted on November 29, 2017 in Uncategorized

Ten Trivia about Teeth!   Dental students in Japan practice on robots.   One in every 2,000 babies is born with a tooth.   Cats have 30 teeth and dogs have 42.   George Washington’s dentures were NOT made of wood but hippopotamus ivory and human teeth.   The Statue of Liberty’s mouth is three feet wide.   An elephant’s …Read the Full Article

Root Planing: a Different kind of Cleaning

Posted on November 22, 2017 in Uncategorized

Root Planing: a Different kind of Cleaning For our patients with periodontal disease we might recommend a “Root Planing” which is sometimes called a “deep cleaning.”  In a healthy mouth a regular cleaning, or prophylaxis, focuses on removing plaque and polishing teeth above the gum line. Root Planing takes several visits and focuses on the elimination of tartar and plaque …Read the Full Article