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Chocolate And Your Teeth

  UNDER MOST CIRCUMSTANCES, dentists are not fans of candy. The sugar in candy is the favorite food of bacteria that cause tooth decay. However, when it comes to chocolate, certain types may actually be good for oral health! To be clear, this is not a blog post in which we give you a free pass […]

Looking Back On Back-To-School

BACK-TO-SCHOOL SEASON is in full swing! Some parents are sad to have less time with their children, others are ecstatic to have the house kid-free for seven hours a day. But all grown-ups can look back on what it was like to be a child back in school, and that includes our team. Best Thing […]

Overcoming Dental Anxiety

Dental Anxiety Stats Fear of going to the dentist is fairly common, with an estimated nine to 15 percent of Americans completely avoiding visiting the dentist because of anxiety and fear. That means up to 40 million Americans are taking a serious gamble with their dental health. Putting off a basic twice-a-year cleaning out of fear leaves […]

Vacation Tips To Keep Your Smile Healthy!

      SUMMER IS FINALLY HERE and you know what that means–family vacations, impromptu getaways and fun trips! Just like you, we couldn’t be more excited. As dental professionals, however, we want to make sure that when you leave on vacation, you don’t leave your oral hygiene behind. Follow these tips to keep your teeth […]

Oral Health & Weight Loss Go Hand In Hand

A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE is the best prevention for illness and chronic disease. It can also be just as effective as any medicine a doctor could prescribe. Whether you’re trying to lose weight, or simply live more healthily, the good choices you’re making not only do wonders for your body and overall health, but they also have […]

Ever Wonder How Teeth Whitening Works?

IT IS NOT UNCOMMON for your teeth to lose their luster over time, which is why so many people are interested in whitening them! Teeth Get Yellow For A Number Of Reasons Teeth becoming yellow over time is as normal as graying hair–it is a natural part of the aging process. As we get older, our tooth […]

Questions and Answers About Dry Mouth – Part – 3

In this post, we offer some tips on finding relief for dry mouth. After examining what dry mouth is, and what causes it, in our next two posts we’ll be suggested some tips on ways to find relief. Tips on fighting dry mouth: • Be sure to drink enough water • Brush and floss regularly […]

Questions and Answers About Dry Mouth – Part 2

At Dentistry with a Woman’s Touch, we know how important our patient’s oral health is to their overall health, and dry mouth is a condition that can be symptomatic of other health issues, which is why it’s a good idea to know what causes it so that it can be treated properly. Dry mouth occurs […]

Questions and Answers About Dry Mouth – Part 1

Millions of people suffer from dry mouth, a condition that has symptoms including: feeling thirsty all the time; having difficulty swallowing certain types of food; saliva that feels foamy or thick. In fact, dry mouth is so common that it affects more than 1 in 4 people. At Dentistry with a Woman’s Touch, we want […]

The Purpose of Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are applied to act as a shield over the enamel of the teeth. This thin, plastic coating is painted on the depressions and grooves of the molars and premolars. The plastic coating acts as a barrier against germs, preventing tooth decay. Patients ranging from 6 to 14 are the primary target for dental […]