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Traveling for the Holidays? 5 Tips to Keep Your Mouth Healthy

December 21, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — S. John salivonchik @ 1:32 am

People with luggage standing in line at the airportThe holidays are a busy time of the year, especially if you’ll be traveling. Whether for business or leisure, your dental health can suffer the consequences of your travel plans. Don’t let the holidays lead to bad news the next time you visit your dentist. Here are 5 tips to keep your mouth healthy while you’re away from home.

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4 Things That Can Cause Irritated Gums

December 7, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — S. John salivonchik @ 10:54 pm
person pointing to their gums

Maintaining healthy gums is vital for overall oral well-being, and any discomfort or irritation in this area warrants attention. Recognizing the potential causes of irritated gums is crucial for addressing the issue promptly and preserving a healthy smile. Explore the following to understand four prevalent reasons why your gums might be irritated and discover ways to alleviate discomfort while promoting optimal gum health.

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Toothbrush Talk: 4 Tips to Keep Yours Clean

November 21, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — S. John salivonchik @ 2:04 pm
Hand reaching for one of several toothbrushes in an off-white holder

You probably already know that brushing and flossing your teeth twice daily is essential for appropriate preventative dental care. Did you know, though, that your dentist has special recommendations for how to best store your toothbrush? It needs to remain in good condition to continue to be effective. You wouldn’t want to be scrubbing your teeth with it if it’s dirty or full of unhealthy bacteria, after all. Keep reading to learn 4 tips to keep your toothbrush in tip-top shape!

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Don’t Let These Holiday Libations Lead to Dental Degradation

November 10, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — S. John salivonchik @ 10:44 pm
Eggnog

The holidays are here to spread good cheer, and they’re bringing a few customary beverages that many people enjoy. While it’s important to celebrate and make merry on these festive occasions, it’s also important to make sure your smile isn’t any worse for the wear. Here are a few traditional holiday beverages that can be harsh on your teeth and how to keep your pearly whites white and pearly for next year.

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Dental Dread: 5 Unsettling Stats on Oral Health

October 27, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — S. John salivonchik @ 5:03 pm
A man frightened by hearing these scary dental statistics

Reader beware, you may be in for a scare! With Halloween looming in the distance like a harvest moon, it’s time to brush away the dust from the grimoires of oral health. Within these volumes, you’ll find the most frightening statistics about oral health to date.

If you enjoy a fabulous fright, continue reading. You just may get your wish from the monkey’s paw.

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