Smile Care: Am I Too Late?

You might feel like you’re too late. You may have severe decay. You may have lost some teeth. You may even only be dealing with cosmetic issues like serious discoloration that has you feeling like you’ve missed the boat on receiving dental care. While we understand what you’re going through, there’s one thing to keep in mind: It is never too late! As for how to navigate this situation, we have some recommendations.

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Hypertension Medication: Oral Side Effects

Does the idea of coming into the dentist send your blood pressure skyrocketing? If so, there’s nothing out of the ordinary there (however, remember that we offer sedation if you feel anxious). As for hypertension that is chronic in nature, it is best to take medication prescribed to you by your doctor as you seek out options to resolve the cause. The good news is that you will feel much better and you will be protecting yourself from directly related health problems. However, there’s a particular side effect of many high blood pressure pills that can leave your smile in less than stellar condition: The side effect is dry mouth. Let us help you deal with the issue!

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2 Reasons To Keep The Toilet Lid Down

It’s one thing to argue with members of your household for keeping the toilet seat up. It’s another one entirely when you start discussing the lid. While this can certainly present a challenge, keeping that lid closed can actually benefit you when it comes to dental hygiene! Didn’t think you’d ever be considering toilet advice in an effort to protect your smile? Well, there is certainly a first time for everything! Think through some compelling reasons to follow such a tip … they might surprise you.

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Protecting Your Smile This Spring

When spring takes you by surprise, it’s time to shake off the occasional bundling up and hiding indoors that tends to accompany winter. As a result of the sudden shift, you may be forgetful of some important smile protection factors that require your attention during warmer weather. Of course, you’re more likely to head outside and to work up a sweat than you are during chilly months, so take some simple yet important oral health advice to heart!

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Are You Pregnant? Consider These Smile Tips.

Bringing a baby into the world is such a joyous, wonderful occasion! However, when it comes to your smile and some other details, you may find that there are aspects of pregnancy that are just a tiny bit challenging. Fortunately, we can help you with the oral health aspect of this journey by offering up tips and guidance, so you know how to remain comfortable, while keeping teeth and gums in healthy condition. Take a few tips to heart and schedule a visit with us ASAP!

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Tongue Piercings: 3 Reasons To Practice Caution

Are you someone who is thinking about getting a tongue piercing? Perhaps you have one and aren’t sure what all the fuss is about when your mom or friend worries about your smile. To be certain, it’s quite dangerous to choose an oral piercing. While the level of care that you provide your oral health can have an impact on the safety of your smile, there are still some reasons to practice caution if you are considering this decision.

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Quiz: GERD And Your Dental Health

Have you been dealing with an awful lot of heartburn lately? Other types of stomach discomfort? Has someone mentioned that you may have GERD and you’ve discovered that this just might be the key to what’s happening? If so, we recommend that in addition to speaking with your physician, you spend some time with us, as well. Did you know that this issue can affect your dental health in a not-so-wonderful way? Find out more with a quiz.

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Just For J Yoga Benefit

If you’re generally on the lookout for enjoyable community events in support of a good cause, you have come to the right place! Next up on the calendar for this month is the Just For J Yoga Benefit event, which will guide you through a relaxing, meditative class, while you help raise money for a very important cause.

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Bad Breath: Is It The Cigarettes?

Are you wondering if your bad breath that lingers might be connected to your cigarette use? If so, the immediate answer is that of course smoking may play a role in your halitosis. However, you might be struggling to understand why the bad odor stays, since you generally do all that you can to keep your smile clean and your oral health in tip top condition. Let’s make our way through some details, so you get a better feel for what’s happening.

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Q&A: Your Kids And Their Loose Teeth

What on earth to do when your child comes to you with a loose tooth and wants it out right now? What about a child with a completely opposite personality who is almost afraid of the tooth coming out, so she keeps your fingers far from her smile? While your child’s reaction to this fun time is certainly unpredictable, the way that you handle it is something we can easily help you with! Gather up important facts with our Q&A.

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