Benefits of Having a Family Dentist

July 22, 2020

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Family dentist

Do you find visiting the dentist to be a hassle? With everything going on in your life, you feel like one more commitment could make everything topple over. Fortunately, there is a solution for people with busy households. By seeing a family dentist, you can get everything you need for each of your family members at one convenient location. Having one dentist that your entire family goes to can make it much easier to keep up with the oral health of your family. Continue reading to learn more about the benefits of family dentistry.

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How to Protect Your Child from Dental Emergencies

July 8, 2020

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Kids eating apples

Dental emergencies can cause a lot of pain and always seem to happen at an inconvenient time. It is especially difficult to watch your child encounter one. By taking preventive measures, you can significantly reduce the likelihood of your kids having dental urgencies. Continue reading to learn some tips from your emergency dentist on how to keep your kid’s smile healthy and happy.

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Are Sports & Energy Drinks Worse for Your Teeth Than Soda?

June 23, 2020

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Colorful line of sports and energy drinks Covington dentist avoids

As the weather warms up, which of your favorite summertime beverages will you be reaching for to quench your thirst? It’s common knowledge that drinking too many sugary sodas drastically increases your risk of tooth decay. However, you’re not doing your teeth any favors by choosing energy and sports drinks instead. Read on as your Covington dentist explains how these popular drinks can permanently damage your smile and what you can do to protect your oral health.

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4 Benefits of Custom-Fitted Athletic Mouthguards

June 11, 2020

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martial artist holding a mouthguard in their hand

While being an athlete may mean taking risks on the field, it definitely doesn’t mean taking a gamble on your oral health. Without the proper protective gear, you could put your teeth and jaw in harm’s way. This could ultimately cause you to have to take time off to recover. With high-quality and reliable protective gear, like a custom-fitted sportsguard from your dentist, you won’t have to hold back during your games because you can rest-assured that you’ll be safe. Read on to learn four benefits that make custom-fitted athletics guards the best protective option.

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How To Practice Social Distancing at the Dentist

May 22, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Madelaine @ 6:53 pm
man and woman wearing masks and touching elbows

The news is out – you can finally schedule a visit with your favorite dental team for a long overdue check-up and cleaning! As you walk into their office, you feel a sense of excitement at the thought of seeing all of the familiar faces that you’ve known for years. Then something occurs to you: what is the proper way to greet someone during COVID-19?

If you are an affectionate person, practicing social distancing can seem impersonal and distant, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some ways to connect with your dental team while practicing dental safety at your next visit.

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Oral Cancer: Another Reason Not to Skip Your Dental Checkups

April 27, 2020

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Woman visits Covington dentist for an oral cancer screening

Your biannual visit to your Covington dentist is about so much more than keeping your teeth sparkling clean. They also play an essential role in identifying a wide range of oral health issues as early as possible. One incredibly important problem your dentist checks for is oral cancer. This dangerous health concern impacts more than 50,000 Americans every year, and it can be life-threatening if not caught and treated early enough. Here’s what you need to know about oral cancer and how regular dental checkups can help keep your smile healthy.

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How Often Should You Replace Your Toothbrush?

April 16, 2020

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Two toothbrushes, one new and one old

The next time you brush your teeth, take a close look at your toothbrush. If you discover that the bristles are worn down, frayed, or discolored, you may find yourself asking “When should I replace my toothbrush?” Not only are old toothbrushes unsightly, but recent studies indicate that using a toothbrush past its prime can have notable negative effects on your oral health as well. Your Covington dentist explains when you should start using a new one, and what might happen if you don’t!

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Factor or Fiction? Gum Disease is Linked to Heart Health

March 20, 2020

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Physician holding digital gum disease.Your smile is essential to your quality of life. Not only does it influence your self-esteem and your outlook on life, but also your ability to perform simple tasks, like chewing, speaking, and even yawning. Believe it or not, your smile also affects your heart health. There is direct evidence linking gum disease to cardiovascular complications, including heart attack and stroke. You can protect your heart health by committing to your oral hygiene.

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Which Foods Will Help Improve My Gum Health?

March 8, 2020

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a basket full of fruits, vegetables, and leafy greens

Are you a potato chips and cookies kind of person, or do you prefer to snack on apples and raw celery sticks? If you’re like most people, while you may not eat solely carbs and sweets, you probably don’t incorporate as many healthy options as you should. Because of this, you might find that your waistline isn’t shrinking as you want, but what about the rest of your body? How do the foods you eat help or hinder your smile, for instance? Let a dentist explain which items you should begin eating more of if you want to maintain good gum health.

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Want To Save Money On Dental Bills? See a Dentist Every 6 Months!

February 24, 2020

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Did you know that an estimated 32% of adults don’t get regular dental checkups? Many people don’t want to schedule these visits because they’re trying to save money or avoid painful dental work. Unfortunately, however, that usually backfires. In this blog, you’ll find out how seeing a dentist regularly maintains your oral health in the long run and saves you a lot of time and money in the dental chair. Learn more below!

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