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Have a Happy Halloween Without Spooky Cavities

October 14, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — centeronedental @ 6:37 pm

Pumpkin with candyHalloween is just around the corner, which means that children and adults alike are licking their lips in preparation for all the yummy sweets. This time of year brings lots of ghouls and ghosts, but they’re not the only thing that’s spooky. Due to the increase in sugary snacks, there’s also a heightened risk of cavities and tooth decay, which can be scary for your oral health. Keep reading to learn some Halloween candy tips to keep your smile out of danger while enjoying all of the festivities.

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6 Everyday Acts That Hurt Your Teeth

October 11, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — centeronedental @ 6:05 pm

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If you’re brushing and flossing regularly, as well as attending your biannual checkups and cleanings, your teeth are probably in great shape. However, sometimes certain daily habits can actually do more harm than good, leaving you with stained or chipped teeth. While not every dental incident is 100 percent avoidable, there are some things you can do to prevent serious damage. Continue reading to learn about 6 everyday acts that hurt your teeth.

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What Are Hot Drinks Doing to Your Teeth?

September 26, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — centeronedental @ 5:58 pm

Pumpkin Spice LatteNow that it’s Autumn, the weather is starting to get colder, and hot drinks like pumpkin spice lattes start to look like a great way to warm up. But as comforting as they can be, they might also be creating problems for your smile without you realizing it. It’s important to take the time to ask, “Are hot drinks bad for my teeth? And what can I do about it?”

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Do Your Teeth Look Longer? Your Gums Might Be Receding

September 7, 2019

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Have you ever heard the expression, “he’s long in the teeth”? It means that someone is getting old. Teeth sometimes appear “longer” due to a receding gumline. We often think this is a normal part of the aging process, but in actuality, it may be a sign of harmful gum disease. If you have noticed that your teeth look a little longer lately, you’re not alone. A dentist is here to talk about what exactly gum recession means and how you can prevent it.

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7 Questions You Should Ask Your Dental Hygienist

August 16, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — centeronedental @ 12:30 pm

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Many of us get anxious when it comes time for our biannual dental appointment. We try to stay in the chair for as little time as possible, and avoid asking our dentist questions that need to be answered. Did you know that this can be detrimental to not only your oral health, but your overall health as well? Read on as we talk about 7 questions that you shouldn’t be afraid to ask your dentist or dental hygienist.

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