Monthly Archives: July 2016

Five Summer Sports that Require Mouthguards

Although high-contact sports, such as football and basketball, typically come to mind when we think of mouth guards, pearly whites need protection during warm-weather sports as well.   Bicycling A mouth guard is a must, whether you’re an aspiring BMX … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Cleft Lip and Palate.

Every year, about 4,440 babies in the United States are born with a cleft lip, according to the CDC. About 2,650 are born with a cleft palate. Among the most common birth defects, cleft lip and cleft palate occur when … Continue reading

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Are Oral Health Issues Genetic?

5 conditions that can run in the family. Your parents may have given you more than just your eye color and your sense of humor. You might also have inherited an increased risk for dental problems. Yes, dental issues can … Continue reading

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The Pregnant Woman’s Guide to Dental Health

Myths and facts: The pregnant woman’s guide to dental health Should pregnant women visit the dentist? There’s a lot of misinformation out there about pregnancy and dental health, but we’ve got you covered. Here’s your guide to guide to navigating … Continue reading

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Acid reflux – Your Dentist May Notice Before You Do

Most people know that painful burning sensation radiating from inside the chest – heartburn. Persistent symptoms, more than twice weekly, may be a sign of gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD. But not everyone with GERD has the symptoms of heartburn. … Continue reading

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