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Tag: dental examination

How Acid Reflux Affects your Teeth

We have all been told how the acidic properties of sodas and citrus fruits like lemons can wear down our tooth enamel, but patients don’t always think about acid reflux causing the same issues. Patients who suffer from acid reflux are more likely to be at risk from tooth enamel erosion and periodontal disease. Digestion […]

Dental Care in the Senior Years

Dental Care for Seniors

May is Older Americans Month, and for some seniors who lack insurance or are on a fixed income, dental care may not be a high priority. We want to acknowledge this problem and bring awareness to the issues that occur as we age. Advanced aging increases the risk for seniors on many dental health issues, […]

Does Laughing Gas Really Make You Laugh?

Laughing Gas or Nitrous Oxide

A funny scene from a movie shows police detectives questioning a suspect while he’s at the dentist.  Somehow laughing gas comes into play and everyone is laughing hysterically, and the suspect is answering every question he’s asked.  But is that really how it works? Laughing gas is scientifically known as Nitrous Oxide (N2O) and can […]

Snoring and Sleep Apnea

February 21, 2019
Dental Blog, Preventive Dental Care

Many people have breathing issues at night that can range from a mild snore to a more dangerous condition called obstructive sleep apnea. Snoring can affect anyone, but it is more frequent in men and in overweight individuals, and has a tendency to worsen as we age.  When the flow of air through the mouth […]

Is Wine Really Bad for Your Teeth?

December 24, 2018
Dental Blog, Preventive Dental Care
Effects of wine on teeth

Holiday Wine and your Teeth As Christmas arrives and the New Year is about to begin, parties are to be found everywhere.  So as you attend your next party, think a little more about the wine you consume. Is wine really bad for your teeth? Both red and white wine are highly acidic, and the […]