6Feb, 2017

5 Bad Foods for Your Teeth

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Hi, Dr. Doering here — We all know to avoid sugary foods, brush our teeth twice per day, and floss once a day. It’s simple dental hygiene that’s easy to follow. Yet, there are many temptations which prove irresistible. A balanced, healthy diet, with regular exercise is something everyone should work into their routine. And when it comes to dental health, diet is paramount. While it’s okay to indulge every now and again, here are five foods which are quite harmful for your teeth. 5 Bad Foods for Your Teeth If […]
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8May, 2016

Tooth Enamel Loss

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Most of us don’t think much about our oral health, though we regularly brush and floss for good oral hygiene. When you’re brushing your teeth, drinking soda, or consuming other types of beverages and foods, you’re doing damage to your tooth enamel. That’s because many of us are guilty of using too much pressure when we brush and everyone consumes foods and beverages that are harmful to their teeth. Moderation is key, but, there are other things which cause tooth enamel loss you should know about. What Causes Tooth Enamel […]
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9Mar, 2016

Pregnancy Dental Care – Things To Know

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When you are pregnant, you’ll certainly do everything to ensure he or she is healthy and that means doing what’s most healthy for you. Over the course of your pregnancy, your body will undergo many changes, which you are probably expecting. Hormonal changes and other developments will occur, so, it’s vital you stay on a healthy diet, get as much rest as you can, and… take care of your teeth! You may wonder why pregnancy dental care is important… Why Good Dental Care is Important to Your Pregnancy Proper oral […]
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26Jan, 2016

How The Flu Season Can Hurt Your Dental Health

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When cold and flu season comes around, there’s a real risk of contracting a viral infection… with aches, upset stomach, nausea, sore throat, diarrhea, congestion, coughing, and fever. Getting a cold or the flu is something that everyone would like to avoid altogether! However, if you do get an infection, either a cold or flu, it will have more impact on your dental health than you might suppose. Surprising Impacts the Flu Season Has on Your Dental Health In general, the symptoms will last between 24 and 48 hours, but […]
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22Dec, 2015

The Many Benefits of a Beautiful Smile

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Hi, Dr. Doering here, Everyone likes to see a beautiful, healthy smile. It’s one of the key elements we notice about others when we first meet. It’s why magazine covers often showcase people with big, bright smiles. It’s also one of the ways we non-verbally communicate with others — it represents an amiable mood, and a great smile is infectious, causing others to smile back. To have and maintain a pearly white disposition, you’ve got to take care of your teeth, which is more than just brushing after meals. The […]
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4Nov, 2015

Too Much Trick or Treating Candy? How To Fight Cavities and Keep Your Mouth Healthy

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Even though Halloween is over, chances are there’s still a lot of candy around the house. While those treats might be tempting, they don’t have to ruin an otherwise healthy smile! Too much Trick or Treating? Here’s how to Fight Cavities and Keep Your Mouth Healthy The truth of the matter is, candy can have a very big, unhealthy impact on your smile, and on your overall oral health. You’ve probably experienced those frustrating times when you’ve eaten a tasty treat or two, only to wrestle with getting the remnants […]
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21Aug, 2015

3 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Pediatric Dentistry

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Hi, Dr. Doering here, Thinking about your child’s first trip to the dentist? You have probably done all kinds of research on your child’s health and well-being. Children are full of surprises… some cute, some cringeworthy, but all make for fond memories. While you’ve done all you can to educate yourself about raising your child, you probably haven’t come across everything. This is what makes parenting so precious and precarious. You want to do what’s right for your child. Now that you’re thinking about the first trip to the dentist, […]
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3Jul, 2015

Cosmetic Dentistry Is Not Just For Your Looks

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Did you know that Cosmetic Dentistry can also help your overall health? That’s right, it’s not just for your looks! Many of us don’t think about how important our dental health is to the rest of our bodies. We tend to care for our teeth with daily brushing, flossing, and going in for a professional cleaning about every six months. While these are certainly good practices, they often become “just a routine.” Cosmetic Dentistry: It’s Not Just for Your Looks, Here’s Why… For those who have chips, irregular bites, discoloration, […]
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10Jun, 2015

3 Surprising Facts About Your Dental Health

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This post is about your dental health, and specifically, surprising facts you may not have known. Let’s get right into the fun dental trivia! Did you know that the average person brushes for only 45 to 70 seconds, yet, the recommended time by professionals and experts is 120 to 180 seconds? (This is per the Academy of General Dentistry.) It’s little wonder why over 75 percent of the U.S. population suffers from some stage of gum disease, which is known as periodontal disease. What’s more, if you are one of […]
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5Mar, 2015

How Your Dental Health Affects The Rest of Your Body

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Believe it or not, your dental health has a lot to do with the rest of your body. It’s not hard to imagine there’s a direct link between your health and quality of life. Of course, this is why so many people now try to stay fit and watch their diet. What most people don’t know is the vast impact dental health has on the rest of their bodies! Several studies have shown that good oral hygiene is not only good for the mouth, but the rest of the body. […]
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