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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Tired Of Cavities? Consider These Culprits.

If you brush and floss and you don’t know why you still have a cavity in your smile, you may be feeling a little bit defeated. While your brushing and flossing certainly make up the solid foundation upon which your dental care rests, it’s not everything. You also need to make wise choices regarding habits, foods, and your visits with us! Learn more.

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Quiz: Braces And Eating

If there’s one thing about receiving orthodontic treatment that causes patients to worry a lot, that topic typically includes eating. Will I be able to eat anything I want? Patients often ask. Of course, it all depends on the treatment you’re receiving. When you’re in traditional braces, you simply need to practice some amount of caution to ensure you’re keeping the different parts of your system in place and undamaged. Let’s review some helpful factors with a brief quiz.

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Gingivitis Quiz: How Much Do You Know?

You probably know that gingivitis is dangerous for your oral health. You also know that gum disease is bad for you, as well. However, you might not know whether these terms are synonymous, if gum problems are avoidable, or who needs to be paying close attention to dental hygiene. Rest assured, we know that this may be an area for which you are lacking in solid information. We’re about to find out just how much you do (or do not) know, while you soak up some helpful facts.

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Get A “Green” Smile For St. Paddy’s Day

When we talk about getting a green smile on behalf of St. Patrick’s Day, we’re not talking about the green tinge you end up with when you drink green-colored fruit punch. Instead, we’re focusing on the way you can make some changes to your dental care to ensure you’re protecting the environment, while you protect your oral health. Didn’t realize this was a possibility? Fortunately, we have some simple tips to help you on your way if sustainability is important to you.

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