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Bleeding Gums Are A Cause for Concern

If your gums bleed regularly when you brush your teeth, you may be suffering from the early stages of periodontal disease. The earliest stages of this disease of the gums causes inflammation of your gum tissue, followed by bleeding from your gums when you brush. If you don’t take care of periodontal disease, it can […]

By |February 13th, 2019|Oral Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bleeding Gums Are A Cause for Concern

Avoid Stained Teeth with These Three Simple Tips

If you want to keep your teeth bright and white, but don’t wantto cut out the foods and beverages that are most likely to stain your teeth, wehave three simple tips you can follow.

So what foods and beverages are most likely to stain your teeth?
The ones that are most intensely colored are the top culprits. […]

By |February 6th, 2019|Oral Health|Comments Off on Avoid Stained Teeth with These Three Simple Tips

How Clean Is Your Toothbrush?

When you brush you teeth in the morning, you’re probably not aware of what may be lurking on the bristles of your toothbrush.

It may be contaminated with bacteria or viruses if you’ve been sick. Even if you haven’t been sick, normal healthy microorganisms can cause infections in your mouth if there is an injury […]

By |January 30th, 2019|Oral Health|Comments Off on How Clean Is Your Toothbrush?

Sugar Isn’t the Only Culprit When It Comes to Causing Cavities

What foods or drinks cause cavities? The answer from most people is simple – sugar. But while sugar is a major cause of cavities, all carbohydrates can be a cause of cavities. That’s because carbohydrates contain sugars and starches, and when these stick to your teeth, they lead to tooth decay. And a cavity is […]

By |January 24th, 2019|Oral Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sugar Isn’t the Only Culprit When It Comes to Causing Cavities

Top Tips to Make Travel Less Stressful on Your Oral Health

If you travel very often, you probably know how difficult it
can be to maintain your oral health routine. But missing a week or two of your
regular routine can be tough on your teeth and gums. Eventually, those missed
days of brushing, flossing and making good oral health decisions can lead to cavities!
So here are five easy […]

By |January 17th, 2019|Oral Health|Comments Off on Top Tips to Make Travel Less Stressful on Your Oral Health

Healthy Resolutions for a Brighter Smile in 2019

Are New Year’s resolutionsa waste of time or a great idea? Well, if you’re one of the eight percent of people who actually follow through annually on their New Year’s resolutions, then it’s a great idea. For the rest of you…well, maybe not so much. But part of the problem with New Year’s resolutions failing […]

By |December 29th, 2018|Oral Health|Comments Off on Healthy Resolutions for a Brighter Smile in 2019

Hints to Fresh Breath for Holiday Parties

The holiday season is stressful enough without having to worry about bad breath at the inevitable holiday parties and family get-togethers that feature rich foods and seasonal beverages. But you can reduce the odds of being burdened with holiday halitosis by following these tips.

Brush Your Teeth – And Your Tongue

For most people, it’s second nature […]

By |December 11th, 2018|Oral Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hints to Fresh Breath for Holiday Parties

9 Stocking Stuffers To Brighten Smiles This Christmas

Candy canes and chocolate are usual “go-to” items for stuffing Christmas stockings. This year, why not add some mouth-friendly items that will enhance your child or partner’s oral health and help brighten their smile?

We have nine ideas for you this Christmas that are sure to light up the faces of the recipients.

Chewing Gum With Xylitol: Putting […]

By |December 4th, 2018|Child Dental Care, Oral Health|Comments Off on 9 Stocking Stuffers To Brighten Smiles This Christmas

Give Your Teeth A Healthy Thanksgiving This Year

If you’re looking for ways to make this year’s Thanksgiving meal a little healthier for your oral health, then we have seven tips to help you keep everyone’s teeth and gums happy this year.

Slow Down on the Sugar

If you love sweets, then Thanksgiving is often a sugared-filled delight for you. Marshmallow-topped sweet potatoes, cranberry relish, […]

By |November 15th, 2018|Oral Health|Comments Off on Give Your Teeth A Healthy Thanksgiving This Year

Dr. Michael Prueher Believes in Honest and Compassionate Dental Care

For more than 25 years, Dr. Michael Prueher has been patiently listening to his patients at Dental South, working to be sure he understands their oral health care needs so he can formulate the best treatment plan for their care.

“You have to listen to your patients if you are going to deliver the best care […]

By |November 7th, 2018|Oral Health|Comments Off on Dr. Michael Prueher Believes in Honest and Compassionate Dental Care
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