Oral Health

What Is Mouth Breathing?

It is just what it sounds like breathing through your mouth instead of your nose like nature intended. Your mouth is for eating.  Your nose is for breathing. You wouldn’t try to eat pizza with your nose, would you? Taking air in through your mouth is like eating...

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The Other F Word

To use Fluoride or not to use Fluoride? That is the question. There have been many heated debates about this topic for decades. I believe Fluoride is a personal choice, and this is why it is the other F word. There are numerous opinions on this subject.  What Is...

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A Healthy Smile In 10 Simple Steps

The next time you look at a stranger remember the one thing you look at when you first meet them? Usually, It’s their smile. This is one of the reasons we see so many people want whitening options above anything else at their dental visit and why I sell whitening...

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The F Word

The F Word Floss…. What word were you thinking? Out of all of the word in the English dictionary we refer to one word as the F word. It is the one magical word that just by its sound it can describe pain, pleasure, hate, and love. The  F word I am describing is...

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Why is chewing your food important?

Chewing is a lot like breathing; it is something we just do. Saliva, also known as Spit, is something we take for granted and don’t think much about it. Yet it plays a vital role in our digestive system. The primary purpose of the saliva is lubrication, which makes...

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My Child is Teeth Grinding

  Why is my Child grinding his/her Teeth? When we put our kids to bed, we would like them to have sweet dreams and breathe easily; however, this is not always the case. Grinding/ bruxism Bruxism is the medical term for the grinding of teeth or the clenching of...