Monthly Archives: August 2016

Diabetes? Heart disease? Osteoporosis? Your dentist may know before you do.

Bill Radley is 62 and, like many “baby boomers,” he is thinking about retiring in the next few years. He’s worked hard most of his adult life, and he’s looking forward to getting some rest and relaxation while traveling with … Continue reading

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When your child’s tooth takes a hard knock

What do you do when your 4-year-old takes a tumble into the edge of a table and knocks out a tooth? First, examine the child’s mouth to assess the injury. If it seems to be more serious than a knocked-out … Continue reading

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Can Swimming Hurt Your Teeth?

Unlike boxing or football, swimming doesn’t usually have a bad reputation with dentists. But spending too much time in the pool or ocean can affect your mouth. Here’s how. Swimmer’s calculus A tan isn’t the only thing you’ll get from … Continue reading

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Start the School Year With a Smile: 3 Back-to-School Tips

It’s the start of a new school year, and your kids are set with new clothes and school supplies. But don’t forget about oral health! Add these dental health tips to your back-to-school checklist.   1. Take your kids to … Continue reading

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