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How Your Dentist Conducts Oral Cancer Screenings

April 3, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — S. John salivonchik @ 10:59 pm
patient undergoing oral cancer screening

Keeping up with regular dental appointments is crucial for maintaining oral health. These visits enable dentists to catch and treat dental issues early, stopping them from becoming bigger and more expensive problems later on. Moreover, dentists do more than just clean and check your teeth during these appointments; they also perform important oral cancer screenings. Read further to understand how your dentist carries out these screenings.


Obtrusive Overbrushing: How to Avoid Harming Your Smile

March 18, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — S. John salivonchik @ 6:56 pm
Nose-to-chin profile view of a woman brushing her teeth

You probably already know that brushing your teeth twice daily at home is an essential component of preventative dental care. However, are you aware that it’s possible to damage your smile by brushing too hard? It may seem counterintuitive because generally consistently cleaning your pearly whites is a positive trait, but in some cases, there can be too much of a good thing. Keep reading to learn more about the potential risks and how to know if you should brush more gently!


Smile Safety: 3 Good Reasons Not To Skip Dental Checkups

March 11, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — S. John salivonchik @ 9:06 pm
Dentist in white scrubs examining woman's teeth

If you’re anxious about dental visits, you’re not alone. It’s natural to want to avoid the dentist’s chair if it makes you nervous. You might even be tempted to skip your next routine checkup as a result, especially if you don’t believe you have any current oral issues. Unfortunately, missing standard appointments can be dangerous for your dental health. Continue reading to learn 3 good reasons you should see your dentist every 6 months!


4 Health Benefits of Smiling

February 14, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — S. John salivonchik @ 1:09 am
group of people smiling at work

If you’ve had cosmetic dentistry to improve your smile, you likely understand the happiness of truly liking your grin. Besides looking better, your smile affects how people see you and shows your dedication to oral and overall health, shaping important first impressions. Plus, your bright smile can boost different parts of your overall health. Continue reading to explore four great reasons why you should grace others with the beauty of your smile.


6 Medical Conditions Your Dentist May Discover

February 2, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — S. John salivonchik @ 12:58 am
person at dental checkup speaking to dentist

At your regular dental checkups, your dentist and hygienist clean your teeth and thoroughly examine your oral health. While some believe dentists only focus on oral health, it’s important to note that 90% of systemic health conditions show symptoms in the mouth. Therefore, your dentist may spot medical conditions affecting various parts of your body. Let’s explore six health issues dentists could find during routine visits.

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