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Ways to Increase How Much Calcium You Consume for Healthier Teeth

By lindaledentist | August 23, 2018

Calcium is an essential nutrient for healthy teeth. Unfortunately, many people don’t get enough of this important mineral, especially women. Use these strategies to increase your calcium intake and enjoy healthier teeth. Add Dairy into Your Daily Diet Dairy products have some of the highest concentrations of calcium, so they should be a part of…

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What Mouthwash Does When You Regularly Use It

By lindaledentist | August 13, 2018

There are many varieties of mouthwash on the market that claim to benefit your oral health. Fortunately, research has found that regular use of mouthwash can actually benefit your oral health. These are a few of the most prominent ways. Promotes Good Oral Hygiene Mouthwashes are packed with chemicals and agents that can help to…

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Is Men’s Oral Health Different Than Women’s Oral Health?

By lindaledentist | July 20, 2018

At a young age, we learn that men and women are different. As we get older, some of the differences become even more obvious. Despite the many differences, there are also some things that people may think are the same for both men and women. Their oral health is one area where they may not…

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Does A Tongue Piercing Hurt Your Oral Health?

By lindaledentist | July 10, 2018

Tongue piercing has been a fad that has been around for more than a decade. Because it’s been a growing trend for so long, there have been more opportunities to study the damage that can potentially be caused by a tongue piercing. What Does A Tongue Piercing Hurt? The answer to that may surprise you.…

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Warning Signs Your Mouth Needs Dental Care

By lindaledentist | June 20, 2018

Having good oral hygiene is not only important to your mouth, but to your overall health. In recent years scientific studies have tied your oral health to your physical health. A dental examination can, not only identify dental problems, but will identify other serious health conditions. These are some of the warning signs your mouth…

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Times When You May Need to Redo a Root Canal

By lindaledentist | June 10, 2018

Root canal treatment is a dental procedure in which the soft tissues of a tooth are removed and treated before the placement of a seal. While this is an efficient treatment and can often save your tooth, there may be times that a repeat root canal is necessary. Why Did Your Root Canal Fail? There…

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Tricks to Help You Stop Clenching Your Teeth When You Focus

By lindaledentist | May 20, 2018

One of the most common times to struggle with clenched teeth is when you are trying to focus on a task. Your mind is trying to figure out how to accomplish that task, and to put more effort behind it, you clench your teeth without even realizing it. The next thing you know, your jaw…

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Top Three Risk Factors for Oral Cancer

By lindaledentist | May 10, 2018

Are you at risk of developing oral cancer? Would you know if you were? The truth is, many people do not know if they are putting themselves at risk for oral cancer. What they do know is that they do not want to get it. Thankfully, there are some pretty obvious risk factors for developing…

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Dentists Can Do a Lot to Help with Anxiety If You Simply Talk to Them

By lindaledentist | April 20, 2018

Dental anxiety, whether mild or severe, is thought to affect nearly 75 percent of Americans, both adults and children. Dental procedures are so widely-feared that dentists and others in the field have been looking for the best solutions for patients for many years. Through the use of anything from pharmacological agents to relaxation and breathing…

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Damage Sugars Do to Your Enamel

By lindaledentist | April 10, 2018

Learning the relationship between plaque and sugar is important in knowing what damage sugars do to your enamel. There are numerous dental health issues linked to sugar. Decay to gum disease due to high sugar intake is responsible for ruining healthy smiles everywhere. While doing away with sugar entirely is not necessary to ensure the…