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A Puny Straw Can Pack Powerful Protection

A Puny Straw Can Pack Powerful Protection

Straws Can Help Minimize Exposure Beverages like iced coffee, sports drinks, fruit juices, energy drinks, and colas contribute to tooth staining, decay and erosion. Sipping them through a straw can help protect your teeth. Staining – Strongly pigmented beverages—such as berry smoothies and red wine—can stain teeth. A straw can help. Decay – Your soft drink… Read More »


5 Items To Have On Hand In Case Of A Dental Emergency

5 Items To Have On Hand In Case Of A Dental Emergency

Our teeth deal with a lot when we’re out and about. Basketball games, pie-eating contests, rogue popcorn kernels… it’s a rough life. Usually our teeth are strong enough (or we’re lucky enough) to not suffer any major problems. However, accidents happen. And fortune favors the prepared, so here are some tips for guarding yourself against… Read More »



Your Tooth Enamel Is Super Cool Stuff | David S. Frey DDS

Your Tooth Enamel Is Super Cool Stuff

What is as brittle as glass and at the same time, the hardest substance in your body? Your tooth enamel! Each time you bite down it handles the equivalent of 160 pounds of pressure, time after time after time. Think about how often you bite down during your lifetime. It’s crazy! Enamel is the hard… Read More »


Protect Your Smile From Acid Reflux Disease

Protect Your Smile From Acid Reflux Disease

Looking inside someone’s mouth, members of a dental team can learn a lot! We can get clues about your diet, how sound you sleep, and perhaps whether or not you struggle with acid reflux. Acid Reflux Disease Is Very Common Today Acid reflux disease is quite common in adults over the age of 20. This is a… Read More »


Porcelain Veneers Before and After

Medications Can Contribute To Dry Mouth Syndrome And Affect Your Oral Health

Medications often have frustrating side effects such as nausea or headaches. But did you know that dry mouth is also a common side effect of prescription drugs? Saliva Helps Keep Your Mouth Healthy There are over 400 medications that can affect your salivary glands. These medications include those used to treat depression, anxiety, pain, allergies, diarrhea,… Read More »


4 Important Benefits Of Regular Dental CheckUps

4 Important Benefits Of Regular Dental CheckUps

It may be tempting to skip a dental checkup now and then. But remember that regular checkups and professional cleanings can actually save you time and money. Even more importantly, they can save your teeth and your health. Here are four really good reasons to keep up with your regular dental checkups: Save Your Smile… Read More »



Flossing Correctly Is As Important As Flossing Daily

Flossing Correctly Is As Important As Flossing Daily

YOU ALREADY KNOW THAT NEGLECTING TO FLOSS can lead to all kinds of oral health problems—including tooth decay and periodontal disease. But what most people don’t know (or don’t think about) are the correct and incorrect techniques associated with flossing. They’re not complicated and they’re important to know. We hope this helps! Yes, Ned Is… Read More »


The Connection Between Gum Disease And Dementia

The Connection Between Gum Disease And Dementia

NEARLY ALL OF US EXPERIENCE bleeding gums at some point in our lives. But don’t assume it’s no big deal. Gum disease can have serious consequences including pain, chronic bleeding and tooth loss. It has also been linked to a number of total body health conditions including Alzheimer’s. Skipping The Floss Can Increase Dementia Risk A recent study… Read More »


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