Are your brushing techniques hurting your teeth?

| April 8, 2013

DO YOU EXPERIENCE sudden, sharp pain sometimes when you drink a glass of ice water, eat ice cream, or sip hot coffee? You’re not alone. One in eight adults experiences tooth sensitivity—the kind of sensitivity that isn’t due to a problem such as a cavity. So what’s causing it? Surprisingly, one of the most common

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How you can save money at the dentist

| January 24, 2012

Grandview Heights, Ohio dentist talks about how to save money on your dental expenses One question that we get asked often is “How can I save money on the cost of my dental visits?  Another frequently asked question is “I work for a small business that doesn’t offer dental benefits,

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12 days of Christmas Specials at Grandview Dental Care

| November 30, 2011

  For the first 12 (business) days of December we are offering 12 different specials, one each day, beginning on Dec. 1. These specials will be posted on our Facebook page and also sent out in an email message each day. Each Special is only good for 1 day so

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Why we do Blood Pressure readings at the dentist

| May 12, 2011

Columbus Dentist takes blood pressure readings at each appointment. Taking a blood pressure reading is not just for your medical doctor’s office anymore.  Over the last several years you may have noticed that your hygienist has been taking your blood pressure at your dental cleaning appointments.  Why? you might ask……

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What causes bad breath?

| February 16, 2011

A facebook friend asked us:  What causes bad breath other than food particles being left behind? Response: Bad breath usually will come from post-nasal drainage or acid reflux.  The best practice is to brush your tongue every time you brush your teeth.  There are also gums & mints to help

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Why do I have that gritty feeling on the back of my front teeth?

| January 20, 2011

Question: Sometimes the back of my front teeth feel kind of “gritty” in between my dental cleanings.  I brush, use mouth rinse, and floss regularly.  Is there a cause or am I just not brushing well enough? Answer: The “gritty” feeling is the tiny pieces of tarter build-up.  The lower

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When is the best time to whiten your teeth?

| September 21, 2010

Patients ask all the time when they should touch up their tooth whitening.  My recommendation is to whitening your teeth the evening after you get your teeth cleaned at your favorite Columbus dentist.  You could also do it the next day. Since how white your teeth are is a personal

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Stop the Pop! Acid + Sugar = Trouble

| June 26, 2009

The nutritional labels above are from Coke and Diet Coke some of the leading soft drinks in the industry.  Regular soft drinks contain both sugar and acid that can lead to tooth decay.  And although Diet soft drinks don’t contain sugar, they contain acid which is still harmful to teeth.

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Sugar Overload! Are your kids drinking too much juice?

| June 25, 2009

Kids today are consuming too much juice.  Often they drink juice instead of water, fruits, or vegetables.  Children that drink too much juice may not be hungry when mealtime arrives and will miss out on other important nutrients they would get from food.  For children ages 1 to 3, try

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