• From Tooth Decay to Tooth Loss
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    Gum disease starts because of the bacteria that form and stays on teeth. If the bacteria are not removed daily with brushing and flossing, the plaque builds up and the bacteria starts infecting the gums and teeth. Left untreated, teeth will eventually start to fall out or will require professional extraction.

     

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  • Do Toothpicks Really Belong in Your Mouth?
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    If a piece of the toothpick breaks off, try and get another set of eyes to help you find it, because those pieces can be very hard to dislodge. Those broken pieces can quickly cause inflammation and will cause damage the longer they are left inside. Remember — if you are unable to remove the broken piece(s), contact us. We’re here to help… judgement free!

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  • Warning Signs & Symptoms of Heat-Related Illnesses
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    Who knew that drinking water can be very beneficial to our daily lives and help save our teeth in the process? This summer has been a hot one and it’ll keep getting hotter. While we are all outside in the hot sun having the most fun as we can, it is very important to drink enough water as we can throughout the day. 

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  • 5 American Presidents... and Their Teeth
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    From fallacies about false teeth, secret oral surgery, and using their teeth as life-saving tools, to the first dental office in the White House, here's historical dental knowledge you've likely never heard before!

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  • Top 9 Health Risks Men Face
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    We have Men’s Health Awareness Week coming up this month so let’s talk about it. Men’s Health Week was created in 1994 by congress to help raise awareness of preventable health problems, as well as early detection and treatment of diseases commonly found among men and boys.

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  • Five Gift Ideas To Celebrate Mom This Year!
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    Five last-minute Mother's Day ideas to help you plan a special weekend for those fabulous ladies in your life!

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  • The Truth About Bad Posture and Tooth Fractures
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    Clenching and grinding of the teeth and jaws contribute greatly to tooth fractures, chipped teeth, and wearing down the surfaces of your teeth (short teeth).

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  • 2021: Reinventing Valentine's Day!
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    Tired of virtual learning and being locked up for almost a year? Shake things up with these 12 clever ideas!

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  • New Year, New Beginnings
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    Resolutions tend to be easier said than done. So, start by simply trying out something new. Set small milestones, and once you have that habit built up, set a bigger one to accomplish something challenging. Now is the time, after everything we’ve been through this past year, GO FOR IT! 

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  • Single-Visit Dental Crowns in Fair Oaks
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    Traditional crown placement takes two appointments, weeks apart. But, Dr. Chris's patients only need one visit. Dental crowns are fabricated and fitted in just over an hour.

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