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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 »


Learning From Ancient People About Our Oral Health

Learning From Ancient People About Our Oral Health

7,500 Years Ago People May Have Had Healthier Teeth Does that seem odd? Ancient people didn’t have modern dental care or fluoride toothpastes, but they did have a different diet. Researchers studied DNA1 from preserved tartar of ancient humans and concluded that these ancient mouths may have been healthier than ours today. The “basic” foods… 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 »


Pregnant? Let’s Keep Both Your Mouth And Your Baby Healthy

Are you pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant? Do you know someone who is pregnant? While you’re picking out tiny clothes and reading childcare books, remember the importance of your oral health! Pregnancy brings so many physical changes. You crave different things. Your hair feels different. In fact, just about everything feels different. And, your mouth is… Read More »


6 Common Misconceptions About Dental Health

6 Common Misconceptions About Dental Health

During medieval times, people believed they could cure a toothache by driving a nail into an oak tree. Silly, right? Today’s Misconceptions Are Different There are still some crazy ideas out there about teeth—ideas that have very little to do with the facts. Have you ever fallen for one or more of these modern misconceptions?… Read More »


Quick Fixes For Awkward Dental Moments

Quick Fixes For Awkward Dental Moments

Imagine you’re at an important business dinner, or perhaps on a first date. We can’t help you with the small talk, or deciding what to wear. However, we can help you avoid some dental faux pas. Awkward Dental Moment: Something Stuck In Teeth How do you know if something is stuck in your teeth? The… Read More »


Real Smiles Versus Fake Smiles | David S. Frey DDS

Real Smiles Versus Fake Smiles

There’s a big difference between a real smile and a fake smile. And while a polite smile can help smooth over some social situations, a sincere, honest, from-the-heart smile can completely turn the day around. What Is “The Duchenne Smile?” The Duchenne Smile was named after 17th century French researcher Duchenne de Bologne. He believed… Read More »


Antacids Bring Relief But They Can Also Damage Your Teeth

Antacids Bring Relief But They Can Also Damage Your Teeth

Many foods, including dairy products, meats, fish, some grains, sugars, alcohol, and caffeinated beverages can contribute to an overabundance of acid in the body. To combat the indigestion and discomfort these foods may cause, people take antacids. Trouble is, antacids can have damaging side effects on your smile. Antacids May Weaken Your Teeth For proper digestion,… Read More »


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