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Teeth Hurting from the Cold Weather?

Your teeth are very sensitive to temperature, and your teeth can actually contract with exposure to cold temperature, and then expand as they warm back to body temperature. Your teeth are able to adapt to some extent, but tiny cracks and fissures can form over time due to the stress of this movement. The cracks […]

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How to “Spring Clean” Your Dental Health Routine

It’s spring. Time to clean out the garage, tune-up the lawn mower, and get a fresh perspective on things. That includes your oral health too! While you’re getting ready to welcome warmer weather, don’t forget to take these steps to ensure that you keep smiling brightly throughout the spring and all summer long. Step One: […]

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How Everyday Stress Affects our Dental Health

Despite all the technological advances of today’s modern world, it seems that people today deal with more stress than ever. Our ability to cope with that stress may become challenging and over time can start to impact our health. Our bodies were made to tolerate short bursts of stress, which ultimately facilitate our ability to […]

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Chocolate loves me… it loves me not! Is Chocolate for Valentine’s Day Good for my Love One’s Teeth?

Let’s face it. Next to flowers and jewelry, chocolate is what we give on Valentine’s Day. But why?  Chocolate has been referred to as “the food of the gods” since the time of the Aztec Indians. In fact, the Aztec ruler, Montezuma, believed chocolate was an aphrodisiac. Christopher Columbus brought chocolate from the Americas back […]

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