Monthly Archives: March 2016

Antibiotics and Dental Procedures

Antibiotic Prophylaxis: Prosthetic Joints and Orthopedic Implants If you have had a joint replacement and taken antibiotics before dental work in the past, you may not need to make a trip to the pharmacy before your next procedure. The American … Continue reading

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What to Eat When You Have Dental Issues, Specifically Braces!

You know that what you eat directly impacts your health, and that includes the health of your teeth and gums. But it can work the other way around too. If you have an orthodontic appliance, such as braces, or have … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Cut Sugar Out of Your Child’s Snacking

When working with her young patients, pediatric dentist and ADA spokesperson Dr. Mary Hayes teaches them this simple, but important, rhyme: “Sugar is fun to eat, but not good for your teeth!” That’s because your child might love sweet treats, … Continue reading

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Presi-dental Health: 4 Strange (But True) Tales

Hail to the Chief—and his teeth! You may remember their smiles and expressions from portraits and photographs, but do you know the stories behind them? Read on for some fascinating facts about our commanders in chief. Photo: Library of Congress … Continue reading

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Dental Emergencies – What to Do!

Accidents happen, and knowing what to do when one occurs can mean the difference between saving and losing a tooth. For all dental emergencies, it’s important to visit your dentist as soon as possible. Most dentists reserve time in their … Continue reading

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