Poll: How long do you brush your teeth?

| July 22, 2015

Take our 1 second poll and see how your brushing habits compare to others.  It’s quick.  It’s Fun!

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6 Great Tongue Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

| April 16, 2014

When you hear about oral health or dentistry the first thing that usually comes to mind are your teeth. However, the tongue also plays a very important role in your overall oral health. Without it we couldn’t speak, eat or swallow—all vital actions we use throughout the day! So, in

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Your Tooth Enamel Is Super Cool Stuff

| March 28, 2014

WHAT IS AS FRAGIILE 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, all the time. Think about how often you bite down during your lifetime. It’s crazy!   Enamel is the

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Are your medications causing dry mouth and tooth decay?

| February 26, 2014

MEDICATIONS OFTEN HAVE frustrating side effects. In addition to nausea and headaches, did you know that dry mouth is also a common side effect of prescription drugs?  Saliva Keeps Your Mouth Healthy There are over 400 medications that can affect your salivary glands and increase dry mouth.   And this list grows as more drugs

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Why you should go to the dentist in 2014

| January 3, 2014

Our patient Nora (she’s 10 years old) tells you to go to the dentist We would like to share an audio bite with you from one of our patients, Nora, about why you should make an appointment at our Columbus dentist office in 2014.  Nora is 10 and she is

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Good Morning, Sunshine! How’s Your Breath?

| October 12, 2013

NO NEED TO BE EMBARRASSED! Everyone experiences morning breath from time to time. Typically, your morning brushing routines get rid of morning breath. But some  people wonder where morning breath comes from—and people wonder what to do if it continues throughout the day. Morning Breath Is Primarily Caused By Dry Mouth

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Don’t let your Oral Health go up in smoke

| June 14, 2013

Smokers are four times more likely to develop oral health issue than non-smokers.  Here are a few ways smoking can directly impact your health.  If you smoke and you haven’t been to the dentist in years, please make an appointment with a dentist today.  An oral cancer screening is given

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What Might A Toothache Have To Do With A Stuffy Nose?

| May 14, 2013

    IF YOU’RE PRONE TO SINUS INFECTIONS you may not think to visit with your friendly Columbus dentist. Well, perhaps you should! Tooth infections, also known as abscesses, can cause sinus infections. And, vice versa, a sinus infection can make you feel like you have a toothache! What Are Sinuses And How Can

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What you need to know about Smoking and your Oral Health

| February 18, 2013

YOU PROBABLY ALREADY KNOW MANY OF THE DANGERS associated with smoking. But, did you also know that smokers are twice as likely as non-smokers to lose their teeth? In addition, there are even greater dangers that smoking presents to your oral health. Smoking wreaks havoc on your gums. It lowers your ability to

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The Relationship Between Asthma And Cavities

| January 28, 2013

ARE YOU A LITTLE SURPRISED by the headline of this blog post? If so, you’re not alone. Many people are unaware of the link between asthma and tooth decay resulting from dry mouth.  What Does Asthma Have To Do With Cavities? When drawing one’s breath doesn’t come easily, most people compensate

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