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July 11, 2012 by christine Piercings are one of today’s popular forms of body art and self expression. Oral piercings, which involve the tongue, lips, cheeks or uvula (the tiny tissue that hangs at the back of the throat) may have a greater impact than you think. As with ear piercing, metal...read more
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June 12, 2012 by deanna As the warm weather of the summer months nears, it is great to hear all your summer plans when you visit the office. It seems that we are all set with varying plans for summer, from soccer and baseball to zoo visits and boating trips. Whatever your plans are, be sure...read more
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May 11, 2012 by admin Gum disease happens in many forms. It is inflammation of the gums that can progress to affect the bone that surround and support the teeth. Gum disease is a major cause of tooth loss in adults. Gingivitis is the early stages of gum disease. Bacteria in plaque build...read more
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April 10, 2012 by christine Leave a Comment April is Oral Health Month, which makes this an ideal time to remind everyone about the importance of good oral health. Taking care of your mouth, teeth and gums positively impacts all components of overall health. Poor oral health affects one’s app...read more
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March 14, 2012 by kasia Being in the dental industry, I often find myself wondering things like ” what did people use to brush their teeth with hundreds of years ago?” or “what did people use for toothpaste?”. Well I decided to go on a search for interesting dental facts and here is what I...read more
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February 14, 2012 by wong Hi Everyone, I’m going to discuss a topic that I get asked several times a day – when should my child first visit the dentist? Traditionally, most general dentists start seeing children around age 3. The reason for this is that most dentists feel that a 3 year o...read more
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January 10, 2012 by christine Leave a Comment At my house there has always been a fascination about the Tooth Fairy, particularly since I entered the dental field. My children have had special organza pouches and pretty envelopes and felt bags to hold their lost teeth in anticipation of the...read more
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December 9, 2011 by deanna As a dental hygienist, I often hear questions from our patients about bad breath. Since the holidays are approaching and we may see some mistletoe, I thought this might be the perfect blog for sharing a few tips for fighting bad breath or halitosis. 1. Commit t...read more
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November 10, 2011 by admin As a dental assistant at The Tooth Doctors I find many patients and friends asking me what type of toothbrush is better, a manual brush or an electric brush. Both do a great job, but I would have to say I love my electric toothbrush. An electric toothbrush moves ...read more
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October 10, 2011 by admin As a Dental Hygienist one of the most common questions asked by my patients would have to be: “Why are my teeth so sensitive?” Well, there are a number of reasons why someone may feel or experience dental sensitivity. Here are a few: 1. Recession or root ...read more
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