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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 »



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 »


Desserts, Snacks, And Your Smile’s Health

Desserts, Snacks, And Your Smile’s Health

YES, SNACKS AND DESSERTS ARE BOTH TEMPTING AND TASTY! But they can wreak havoc on your teeth. For your smile’s health, when it comes to sweets, consider what and when you eat. One Option… Don’t Save Dessert For Last! When you finish off a meal with something sweet the starch and sugar may end up… Read More »



Be Sure To Protect Your Smile While Playing Sports

Be Sure To Protect Your Smile While Playing Sports

5,000,000 TEETH ARE KNOCKED OUT during sporting events each year, according to the National Youth Sports Safety Foundation. Yes, that’s six zeros, meaning five million! If people don’t start protecting themselves, the Tooth Fairy may be able to retire—and we don’t want that! April is National Facial Protection Month. Regardless of your age (adults get… Read More »


Your Healthy Smile Can Last A Lifetime | David S. Frey DDS

Your Healthy Smile Can Last A Lifetime

MORE AND MORE PEOPLE are keeping their original teeth well into their old age. It’s fantastic! However, it’s really important to understand the special attention needed to maintain a healthy smile when you’re 60+ years of age. Whether you fall in that category, or you care for someone who is elderly, there are a few… Read More »


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