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Foods That Can Chip Teeth

September 8, 2021

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assorted hard candies that cause chipped teeth in Littleton

Anywhere from 34-74% of people ages 30-50 have one or more chipped teeth. While falls or accidents, biting hard objects, playing sports without a mouthguard, and grinding or clenching your teeth are all common causes of damage, some of your favorite foods can also cause teeth to chip or crack. To prevent a painful dental emergency from ruining your day, be careful when eating the following foods that can chip teeth or avoid them all together.


7 Dental Implant Terms You Should Know

August 12, 2021

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Dental implant

Tooth loss is a common issue throughout the country. Fortunately, losing a tooth no longer necessarily means that you need to go the rest of your life without it. Dental implants are a preferred tooth replacement option because they have so many benefits, but you want to be well informed before committing to them. Continue reading to learn some dental implant terms that you should know.


Here Are 4 Tips for Preventing a Dental Emergency During Your Summer Vacation

July 16, 2021

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Excited woman sightseeing on vacation

Are you counting down the days until your vacation? Whether you’re planning on traveling abroad for an adventurous trip or thinking of staying local for some much-needed R&R, the last thing you want is a toothache, loose dental crown, or another tooth-related injury to ruin your fun. With this in mind, keep reading to learn four tips to prevent dental emergencies this summer!


True or False: Is the Summer Sun Good for Your Smile?

June 2, 2021

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woman smiling in the sunlight with kids

Summertime has finally arrived! Whether it’s lounging by the pool, relaxing by the ocean waves, or mingling with family at a backyard barbecue, most people plan on spending their days outdoors this season. It’s tradition to hang out in the summer sun all day! Not only is it fun, but did you know it’s good for your teeth as well? Read along to find out how sunlight can keep your smile healthy.


How to Tell If You Need a Dental Filling

May 2, 2021

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Dental filling

Do you think you might need to have a dental filling? Fillings are used in order to treat minor damage to the teeth caused by decay, injuries, or another issue. It involves your dentist administering a local anesthetic to the area if needed before removing damaged parts of the tooth. After cleaning the area, a filling material is added to the tooth to restore its structure. Here are a few signs that you may be in need of this common procedure.


Is Chewing on Ice Bad for You?

April 16, 2021

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Closeup of woman chewing on ice

Summer is almost here! It’s time to remember to stay hydrated and enjoy your favorite frosty beverages. However, if you chew on ice to cool down, now is the time to stop! This seemingly harmless habit weakens and damages your teeth over time. Before you know it, you may be spending your summer vacation visiting your emergency dentist for a chipped or cracked tooth. Read on to learn more about the dangers of chewing on ice and how to kick this destructive habit.


3 Celebrities That Have Dental Implants to Thank for Their Picture-Perfect Smile

March 25, 2021

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Celebrity smiling at red carpet event

Celebrities and their lavish lifestyles have long been a fascination for the media and the public alike. To get a glimpse of their extravagant mansions, elaborate vacations, and their fancy gadgets, paparazzi are ready to snap a photo everywhere they turn. As a result, stars need to have a picture-perfect smile whether they are on the red carpet or simply shopping for groceries. That’s why treatments, like dental implants, have continued to be one of the most sought-after smile-restoring solutions. Here are just a few celebs who have this tooth-rebuilding service to thank for their full, healthy, beautiful smile!


How Maintaining a Nice Smile Can Boost Your Heart Health

February 4, 2021

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toothbrushing for heart health month

Is Valentine’s Day the only time to show love in February? A local dentist says, “of course not!” Designated as Heart Health Month, this is the perfect opportunity to show your heart that you care. You can accomplish this by committing to excellent dental health. If you’re wondering how this relates to your cardiovascular wellness, continue reading to get the answer!


How Often Should You Replace Your Toothbrush?

January 29, 2021

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New and old toothbrushes

Whether you use a manual or electric toothbrush to clean your teeth twice a day, it won’t be doing much good if it has passed its prime. Do you remember when the last time was that you got a new one? Most people don’t know how long they should wait until they should invest in new dental tools. Continue reading to learn when you should change your toothbrush and some steps you can take to get the most out of it.


7 Common Flossing Mistakes You Could Be Making

December 31, 2020

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Woman flossing

Even if you are diligent about brushing your teeth thoroughly two times every single day, you still will have areas that you are missing. This is because your toothbrush cannot reach certain areas of your mouth. This is where flossing comes into play. By flossing, you can remove plaque and bacteria from between the teeth and beneath the gumline. However, many people aren’t flossing correctly on a daily basis. Here are some common flossing mistakes that you need to avoid in order to achieve optimal oral health.

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