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Understanding Your Mouth’s Anatomy is Key for Oral Care

September 4, 2021

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If you are visiting a dental care website, you probably understand the importance of your teeth. But there is a lot more going on in your mouth than just your pearly whites. Getting familiar with the other parts of your mouth and how they function paints a more complete picture of why oral care matters.

Some parts of the mouth affect your teeth and gums more than others and are crucial to preventing tooth decay and gum disease. Other parts often display symptoms of diseases such as oral cancer, providing important diagnostic clues for a dentist.

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Get the Facts About Flavored Water and Oral Health

August 27, 2021

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Woman drinking a glass of waterWater is crucial to stay hydrated to keep your body healthy, but your smile also relies on it. You know to avoid sodas, juices, and other sugary drinks because they aren’t just bad for your waistline. They can also lead to decay. Flavored waters can seem like the ideal alternative because they provide the hydration you need while adding a splash of flavor, but are they good for your smile? Unfortunately, not all the flavor-infused varieties are beneficial for your teeth. Here’s what you need to know about flavored water and oral health to stay hydrated without compromising your beautiful smile.

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How Porcelain Veneers Can Instantly Straighten Your Smile

July 13, 2021

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If you have crooked or misaligned teeth, you might be looking for solutions to achieve a straighter smile. Traditional orthodontic treatments, like metal braces and Invisalign, can take anywhere from a few months to a few years to complete. Some adults might not want to pursue those methods because they’re lengthy, inconvenient, and uncomfortable. Fortunately, there’s an option for instant orthodontics – porcelain veneers! Read along to learn more about this solution.

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Can Chewing Gum Boost My Dental Health?

June 2, 2021

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Young woman blowing a bubble with chewing gumYou know candy and sugary treats aren’t good for your smile, so you might have cut back on your gum chewing over the years. Despite what you might have heard, chewing gum can actually boost your dental health. Although you’ll want to choose one that’s sugarless, here are a few ways reaching for a piece of gum can support a healthy smile.

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3 Warning Signs That You Have an Impacted Wisdom Tooth

May 15, 2021

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Teeth are valuable tools that are essential to leading a healthy and fulfilling life. Unfortunately, they don’t always emerge from the gums correctly. Thus, one of the problems that many people face is tooth impaction. This can lead to wisdom tooth pain and other issues. As you continue reading, a local dentist lists 3 warning signs that you have an impacted tooth.

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How to Take Care of Your Mouth After a Wisdom Tooth Extraction

April 27, 2021

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Girl after wisdom tooth removal

Every year, approximately five million people in the United States have their wisdom teeth removed. This is because a large percentage of people don’t have enough room in their mouth for them to erupt properly, so they can cause issues. While no extraction is a pleasant experience, when you follow your dentist’s instructions, you will have a much easier time bouncing back. Continue reading to learn more about how long it takes to recover from a wisdom tooth removal and what you can do to help the process go smoothly.

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Cosmetic Dentistry is Not Just for Celebrities

March 19, 2021

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There is a good reason why a gorgeous set of teeth is often called a “Hollywood smile.” Maybe you’ve noticed how a lot of your favorite celebrities have perfect smiles, and that’s likely because they’ve had cosmetic dentistry done. Did you know that Tom Cruise, Miley Cyrus, George Clooney, and many more stars have porcelain veneers? They’re not alone! Keep reading to learn about how porcelain veneers can also benefit you.

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4 Dentist-Approved Valentine’s Day Gifts for a Loved One

February 4, 2021

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Are you indecisive about what you should get your loved ones for Valentine’s Day? You already picked up some beautiful red roses, but it doesn’t feel like enough. They will be beautiful to look at, but you want to get something more practical as well. Whether you are choosing some extra gifts for your significant other, friend, or family member, it can be difficult to know what to choose. Since there will be so much smiling going on during this holiday, why not get them a little something for their smile? Continue reading for a few Valentine’s Day dental gift suggestion from a dentist in Deer Park.

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Binge-Watching and Your Oral Health

January 21, 2021

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If you’re being honest with yourself, 2020 probably left you a great deal of free time, and you‘re definitely not alone. What better time than during a world pandemic to catch up on some of your favorite TV shows and start the ones you had not had the time for yet? From 2019 to 2020,, Netflix subscriptions launched from 5 million to a shocking 167 million! When it comes to binge-watching TV, there is almost always a snack or beverage involved, and you might be surprised to hear that your Deer Park dentist says this seemingly harmless activity could be negatively affecting your oral health. Keep reading to learn more.

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New Year, New You, and a New Smile

December 28, 2020

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This year is finally coming to an end, and you’re probably still hashing out your resolutions for next year. Have you considered adding a smile enhancement to the list? There has never been a better time to give yourself the gift of healthier and better-looking teeth. Keep reading to learn what your Deer Park cosmetic dentist has to say about why the beginning of a new year is the best time to start taking better care of your smile and how you can do it.

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