Oral & Vision Health Blog

National Dental Hygiene Month: Four Important Oral Care Steps

October is National Dental Hygiene Month, and its purpose is to remind everyone to take of their oral health.
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Periodontal Scaling: What to Expect and Why It's Important

If you've been diagnosed with periodontal disease, then you'll likely need to schedule an appointment for periodontal scaling as soon as possible. If it’s not treated quickly, it ...
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Top 3 Reasons Why Going to a Family Dentist is a Good Choice

It is common for dental offices to receive calls about the availability of a children’s dentist. Although it is now becoming common for one of these specialists to be on staff at ...
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Are You at Risk of Your Teeth Falling Out?

Not only are missing teeth embarrassing to your looks, but they also make it difficult to chew properly. And, poor oral hygiene can eventually cause severe health problems.
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Contact Lens Health Week: Importance of Cleaning Your Lenses

If you wear contact lenses, keeping them clean is very important. No matter what type you use, they all reduce the amount of oxygen that reaches your eyes, which can cause ...
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What is a Tooth Abscess and What Happens if I Have One?

A tooth abscess is a pocket of infection that usually forms between the tip of the tooth's root and the gum. It begins with bacteria entering the tooth, often through a cavity. A ...
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Novocain: Overcoming Your Fear of Needles

Many people put off going to the dentist, even when they have dental work that needs to be taken care of. When you ask people why they avoid the dentist, many of them are ...
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Third Molar Exclusion: What Does it Mean for Removal?

As a patient, knowing your benefits impacts your choices. Of course, you want to take into account every penny spent towards your health. Your dentist recommended a third molar ...
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Memorial Day: Remembering Dentists at War

For many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its significance as a day of remembrance and reflection about those who have served in our armed forces, and has turned into a day for ...
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Lack of Vitamin C can Promote Gingivitis

We all know vitamin C can help stave off illness and keep our bodies strong. That’s why we drink OJ, take vitamin C supplements, etc. Vitamin C helps your body maintain and repair ...
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