Common Oral Health Reminders: Dentures

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  It is important that all dental damage that is present on your teeth and gums is treated as soon as possible. In addition, if you have any lost or missing teeth, they need to be replaced before further damage can occur to your mouth. One highly effective tooth placement prosthetic to consider is with… Read more »

Screening for Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer

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Screening for oral cancer and pharyngeal cancer is more important now than ever. In the past, the highest risk for oral cancer was linked to smoking, tobacco use, and excess alcohol consumption. But recently, this cancer is rising in the younger generation due to HPV, so much so that contracting HPV (the human papillomavirus) is… Read more »

Spring Cleaning for a Healthier Smile

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Spring is in the air, and it feels like a renewal and rebirth after the dreary long nights and short days of winter.  Many of us have the urge to rejuvenate with a good spring cleaning, so why not refresh our oral habits for a brighter smile? Toothbrush Spring is the perfect time to replace old… Read more »

Baby Teeth 101

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Your baby’s teeth and gums need tending even before their first dental visit, which should take place by their first birthday, or six months after their first tooth erupts. Before then you can clean baby’s gums with a soft, clean washcloth and once the teeth begin erupting, brush the teeth gently with plain water several… Read more »