Monthly Archives: November 2016

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Overbrushing: Watch Out for Too Much of a Good Thing

Toothbrush Abrasion Leads to Sensitive Teeth and Gums

Brushing regularly is considered vital for healthy teeth and gums, but dental experts warn that you can overdo a good thing. Known as “toothbrush abrasion,” overbrushing can lead to sensitive teeth and receding gums.

Vigorous brushing can wear down the enamel on the teeth as well as damage and […]

By |November 30th, 2016|Oral Health|Comments Off on Overbrushing: Watch Out for Too Much of a Good Thing

Some Tips to Chew On About Your Thanksgiving Dinner

7 Reasons for Healthier Chewing This Holiday

The more time you give yourself to chew and relax this Thanksgiving, the more your stomach will gracefully expand and allow you to comfortably continue to enjoy your holiday meal without over eating.  If you eat that same meal fast, it will hit like a rock and you […]

By |November 23rd, 2016|Oral Health|Comments Off on Some Tips to Chew On About Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Is Your Thanksgiving Meal Good for Your Teeth?

Family, fellowship and food are just a few of the reasons why we love Thanksgiving. While the food may be flowing at the Turkey Day table, the smiles are too! Believe it or not, your teeth love Thanksgiving just as much as you. Below are some of the good – and not so good – dishes […]

By |November 16th, 2016|Oral Health|Comments Off on Is Your Thanksgiving Meal Good for Your Teeth?

What Can You Do if You Suffer From Dry Mouth?

Dry mouth, also called xerostomia (zero-STOW-me-uh), results from an inadequate flow of saliva. For people who suffer from this irritating and often destructive condition, there are two approaches that will address the condition – artificial saliva and saliva stimulators. We recommend you review this article and then discuss your options with your dentist. If you […]

By |November 9th, 2016|Oral Health|Comments Off on What Can You Do if You Suffer From Dry Mouth?

12 Significant And Quirky Facts That Make Flossing Essential!

How important is flossing in the health of your teeth? According to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), flossing is the single most important weapon against plaque. In fact, it can be even more important than brushing (and takes less time!) when it comes to preventing tooth loss, cavities, and periodontal gum disease.

Floss removes plaque […]

By |November 2nd, 2016|Oral Health|Comments Off on 12 Significant And Quirky Facts That Make Flossing Essential!
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