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Common Dental Complaints

Common Dental Complaints

June 5, 2017 Let’s talk about some common dental complaints such as dental sensitivity, dry mouth, and bad breath. Dental recession often causes sensitivity. We often recommend sensitive toothpaste for dental sensitivity, but sensitivity isn’t always improved with dental products. Other causes of dental sensitivity include tooth decay, cracked or broken teeth, and periodontal disease. […]

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Are You Snacking Sensibly?

Are You Snacking Sensibly?

December 19th, 2016 Happy Holidays everyone! I don’t know about you but everywhere I turn there are sweet treats! I imagine many people experience this during this time of the year. Sensible snacking doesn’t typically affect the teeth, but frequent snacking on sugary sweet treats throughout the day can cause tooth decay. The acid, created […]

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Have You Heard of Same Day Dentistry and Crowns?

Have You Heard of Same Day Dentistry and Crowns?

November 28, 2016 Have you heard of same day crowns?  We can seriously make crowns IN a day!  No more multi-visit dental appointments for a dental crown are necessary. Dental technology is ever changing and growing. Because we care and because we ensure that the newest and greatest treatment is available to you right here in Lima, […]

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Let’s Talk About Baby Teeth

Let’s Talk About Baby Teeth

Babies start teething around the age of 6 months and continue through the age of 3. A baby will have periods of tooth eruption preceded by teething. Symptoms can include more drooling than normal, mild sniffles, crankiness, and sore gums in the affected area. Sucking on a clean teething ring, a cool, wet washcloth, or […]

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I’d Rather Have A Root Canal

I'd Rather Have A Root Canal

Did you ever hear the saying “I’d rather have a root canal”? That saying dates back to a time before pain control was used in dentistry.  With today’s technology and multiple options of anesthetic, root canals are now a comfortable experience.  There are only two reasons that anyone should ever need a root canal.  One […]

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Poor Nutrition Could Be Affecting Your Dental Health!

Poor Nutrition Could Be Affecting Your Dental Health!

March 19, 2015 March is National Nutrition Month. It’s a time for us to focus on the importance of making important food choices. We all know that a well balanced diet is essential to healthy living. Healthy teeth and gums are essential for chewing and swallowing. Without good digestion, a person’s overall health could be […]

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My cavity doesn’t hurt!

My cavity doesn’t hurt!

February 10, 2015 Let’s talk about cavities! Our doctor diagnosed a cavity last week and the patientsaid: “I know I have a cavity but it doesn’t hurt so I think I will wait to fix it until it does”. Have you ever wondered why tooth decay doesn’t hurt? Most dental problems don’t have any symptoms […]