Oral & Vision Health Blog

The 5 Stages of Gum Disease

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease or periodontitis, is one of the most common oral health problems in the U.S., with 47% of American adults suffering from some form ...
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Tricks for Keeping Your Kids’ Teeth Cavity-Free

Halloween, Easter, Hanukah, The 4th of July - no matter the season there's always a holiday filled with sugary snacks around the corner. You don’t want to spoil the fun, but ...
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The Dentist Says You Need a Deep Cleaning…Why?

You've been meaning to get to the dentist.  You remember as a child you went every six months, no matter what. You've been busy lately and haven't had any problems with your ...
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What is Gum Disease, Exactly?

So, your dentist tells you that you have mild (or not so mild) gingivitis. You might think that just means your gums are slightly inflamed – but gingivitis is a bit more ...
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Can Overusing Eye Drops Be Harmful?

Do you find yourself constantly reaching for eye drops? This could be a sign that you are overusing your eye drops and causing further irritation to your eyes. Like any ...
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6 Dental Hygiene Tips for You and Your Kids!

Having good dental hygiene is more than just going to the dentist. It's an everyday practice! A daily dental routine will help you and your family keep your teeth white, your ...
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What is Kaleidoscope Vision?

You might have a stressful day at work or come home from a super intense workout, but all of a sudden your vision is blinded by a rainbow of colors. It’s scary – no matter where ...
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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 to ...
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Dental Implants Vs. Veneers: The Technical Choice Vs. The Hollywood Smile

A cheerful and bright smile displays confidence and health. However, many of us feel uncomfortable with our smile. Consequently, we are hesitant to flash a full grin and resort to ...
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Your Dentist Recommends Gum Grafting -- What to Expect.

When I was younger, I wasn't so gentle when brushing my teeth. I thought I was being thorough. But in reality, I was pushing my gums up and away from my teeth. For years, I’ve had ...
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