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Important Facts to Know Prior to a Root Canal

By lindaledentist | January 20, 2019

If you are a candidate for a root canal, you may have many questions about the treatment and expectations that will accompany it. Here are a few of the more important facts you should know about root canals, before getting the procedure done. It Doesn’t Have to Be Painful There are many anesthetic options available…

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If You Struggle with Depression, Your Teeth May Show It

By lindaledentist | January 10, 2019

In recent years, scientific research has discovered a close link between your oral health and your overall health. There are many conditions we can identify during a visual examination of your oral cavity, even if you don’t know you suffer from them. This includes mental health problems such as depression. Recent studies suggest that depression…

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Dental Problems That Are Not Exactly Dental Emergencies

By lindaledentist | December 25, 2018

Dental problems can arise at any point in your life. When this happens, seeing our dentist is the best way to have the situation handled. However, which problems are considered an emergency, and which can wait until tomorrow? Know the difference between the two so that you can easily find the help you need, when…

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Dangers of Sharing Your Toothbrush with Someone That Has Oral Health Problems

By lindaledentist | December 15, 2018

By now, you’ve been warned about the risks of excess sugar, eating acidic foods, and drinking too many sodas. It is well known that those are common factors in developing tooth decay, gum disease, and bad breath. But did you know that cavities are contagious? That’s right, even if you practice perfect oral hygiene, you…

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How to Manage an Overbite

By lindaledentist | November 25, 2018

Are you unhappy with the way that the teeth of your upper and lower jaw line up? If so, you might have a bite issue, one of the most common of which is an overbite. An overbite occurs when the upper teeth protrude out over the lower teeth substantially. Otherwise known as malocclusion, an overbite…

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How to Maintain High Oral Health While on a Tight Budget

By lindaledentist | November 15, 2018

Most of us know that it isn’t always easy to be healthy, especially when it comes to the cost. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways that you can keep your mouth healthy while you stick to your budget. These are some of the most important tips to keep in mind. Make Better Food Choices What…

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Best Ways of Getting Food Out from Between Your Teeth

By lindaledentist | October 25, 2018

The best thing you can do for your oral health is to brush your teeth with a soft-bristled toothbrush at least twice per day and floss at least once each day. If you are not flossing for any reason, you may be setting up yourself for future dental problems including cavities and other diseases. Brushing…

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Battle Bad Breath with Foods You Eat

By lindaledentist | October 15, 2018

Bad breath is something that plagues us all at times. Fortunately, there are steps that you can take to minimize it, including choosing better foods. These are some foods that can reduce your bad breath. Crunchy Vegetables Crunchy vegetables like carrots, celery, and cucumbers are great for your oral health. The fibrous nature works as…

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Reasons for Having and Using a Night Guard

By lindaledentist | September 25, 2018

When you think about wearing a night guard, you may look at it as something that will prevent you from getting a good night’s sleep. You may think it is uncomfortable and that it is a pain to use. It is better if you do not have to wear a night guard, but that is…

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Protecting Your Teeth After Having a Root Canal

By lindaledentist | September 15, 2018

You turn to root canal therapy because you have a problem with your teeth. The problem can result in pain or other issues that require the root canal. While no one wants to go through root canal therapy, there are times when it is necessary. Because it is not something most people look forward to,…