Midnight Snacks And Your Oral Health

| August 14, 2012

NO, YOU’RE NOT THE ONLY ONE who enjoys sneaking a late-night snack. We know how it is. Some things just taste better after midnight, right? But did you know that late-night snacking can actually have a negative impact on your teeth? A 2010 Denmark study found correlations between late-night snacking and tooth loss.

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How you can tell if you have bad breath?

| July 5, 2012

How can you tell if you have bad breath? Watch the first 20 seconds of the video for an easy test that anyone can do. Brush, Floss, …clean your tongue? Everyone has heard to brush their teeth 2 times a day, floss, and use antiseptic mouthwash but cleaning your tongue?

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How a Dental Exam can reveal broader health problems

| December 30, 2011

Your mouth is not a completely separate entity from the rest of your body! I just read a very informative article in the Wall Street Journal about the dental/oral health connection. Over the last decade, the connection between oral health and overall health has been the subject of many more

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Dry Mouth can cause excessive tooth decay

| August 16, 2011

Is Your Dry Mouth More Than Just an Occasional Problem? Grandview Dental Care Can Help Most people experience a dry mouth at some point in time, usually during a cold or the flu. Unfortunately, there are situations when the dryness becomes a persistent problem. If and when that occurs, it’s

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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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How to Combat Bad Breath

| August 7, 2008

Ok, so it’s not the most pleasant dinner topic but let’s face it, we’ve all been around others when their breath has been a little overwhelming. We all know that bad breath can spoil our dates, business meetings, and social interactions in general.  We may be annoying others even without

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