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 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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The Do’s and Don’ts of Eating After Oral Surgery

So, you just had oral surgery. Whether you had your wisdom teeth pulled, got implants, or another procedure, your surgery care doesn’t stop when you get home. Your dentist or oral ...
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The Origin of the Tooth Fairy

Most of us grew up up filling our piggy banks with the money we received for our baby teeth as we lost them. Who could possibly forget the overwhelming excitement they felt the ...
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Gum Disease: How It Can Harm Your Health

You've probably heard about gum disease and how if it goes unchecked, it will eventually lead to tooth loss. But, that's not the only problem ... 
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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 factors ...
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Can Salt Harm Your Teeth?

A lower salt intake might be good for your overall health, but what about your dental health?
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What to do When Your Teeth Whitening Goes Wrong

Whether you have a special event in person or over video chat, you've done everything you can to get ready to look and feel your best. You've included some extra workout time, ...
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Dental Crowns and How to Decide Which Is Right for You

Going to the dentist can be a bit overwhelming. Drill sounds, unfamiliar instruments, and a lot of procedures -- oh my! We hear a lot of words we know but with new contexts like ...
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