Oral & Vision Health Blog

Pregnancy and Oral Health: Why are my gums swollen and bleeding?

Fully furnished nursery, bibs, swaddles, lots of adorable clothing. diapers for months, wipes -- the list goes on! Because when you're expecting, you go into preparation mode ...
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How to Know When You Need Bifocals or Trifocals

Do you find yourself moving your book, phone, or newspaper further from your face to be able to read? You may need bifocals or trifocals. There are a variety of different ...
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7 Differences Between a Dental HMO and PPO Plan

You’ve finally narrowed down your dental benefits choices and have decided to either go with a dental HMO (DHMO) or dental PPO (DPPO) plan. And this is where it gets foggy. ...
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Teeth Sensitivity and How to Treat it

Does the thought of drinking a steaming cup of your favorite coffee or eating a bowl of ice-cream stress you out? Do you wonder if you’re ever going to be able to breathe in ...
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Discount Dental Plans Just May Do the Trick for Young Professionals

You don’t have dental insurance. Maybe you're in between jobs, or not covered by you're parents insurance anymore - so, you’ve been putting off going to the dentist to try and ...
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Can Stress Cause Negative Effects on Your Mouth?

Between the constant pressure-cooker environment at work and financial issues such as student loans, rent that seems more like a mortgage and high car payments, you don’t just ...
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Top 3 Dental Cleanings and When You Need Them

One of the top questions we receive from our members is about dental cleanings. What often happens is that the patient goes to the dental office for a regular cleaning, only to ...
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What is the ideal oral health routine for kids?

There are few things that bring you more joy than the beaming, contagious smiles of your kids. These goofy grins, filled with delight at some of the silliest or simplest ...
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Are Your Favorite Drinks Messing up Your Teeth and Gums?

This April, during Alcohol Awareness month, is an ideal time to ask the famous question, “How could something so good be so bad?”  I’m sure there are lots of songs out there ...
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What are the Most Common Dental Health Issues?

A warm smile to a customer’s compliment. Laughing at jokes while out with friends. An exciting yell when you realize the bulges in your arm are actually muscles due to your new ...
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