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Gum Disease Linked with Covid-19 Complications

We often say “the mouth is the window to the body.” Keeping it healthy is critical, and that couldn’t be more true this year.

Gum Disease Linked with COVID-19 Complications.

According to recent studies, regular teeth brushing and proper oral care plays a big role in fighting COVID-19. A study of more than 500 people showed a correlation with severe COVID-19 reactions. Those with gum […]

Don’t Put Aspirin on Your Gums. (Dental Myths Debunked)

How often do we believe what we hear without having all the facts? Are you guilty of believing things you’ve never actually researched? I think we all are…or you might be lying to yourself.

Let’s debunk some common dental myths that plague the minds of old and young alike, when it comes to things we’ve “heard” about our mouths:

Myth #1-Chewing sugar free gum, after a meal, is an effective replacement for brushing.
Truth: NOPE. That being said, […]

Cosmetic Dentistry Columbus – Upgrade Your Smile

It’s okay to want a beautiful smile. It’s okay to get that beautiful smile. Too many people silently suffer behind cosmetic, oral blemishes, keeping them from a full smile in family pictures or public settings. Yes, dentists exist to help prevent oral problems. But they are also there to support you through cosmetic dental procedures as well. Wondering what options you may have when it comes to upgrading your smile?

Here are some of the most […]

How to Choose a New Dentist

At some point, you may find yourself needing to move due to a job relocation, switching medical offices because of insurance changes or leaving a beloved dentist/doctor because they’ve retired.  The relationship you have with a dentist is important because it’s personal and you could be a client of theirs for years. So… when you are on the hunt for a new dentist, here’s a checklist of questions to ask or research before […]

Top Ten Toothy Tips

What can you do to ensure your oral health is ideal?

Here are the top 10 tips for keeping your gums and mouth happy:

  1. Brush (in the morning and before bed-time) and brush thoroughly.
  2. Use a toothpaste that contains fluoride.
  3. Replace your toothbrush every 3 or 4 months. Also, consider trying a new toothbrush after you have had a sickness like a cold or strep throat.
  4. Don’t cover your toothbrush […]

Are Bottles & Binkies Bad News?

Like most things, the answer to this question isn’t black and white.  

Bottles:  It isn’t the bottle, in and of itself, that is the problem!  It’s what is PUT in the bottle(juice versus water or milk) as well as how long a child is left with a bottle to drink.  Using bottles for nutrition is absolutely okay, but once nutrients are consumed, the bottle should be taken away so excessive sucking isn’t […]

Signs You May Need a Crown

Who can’t appreciate a good, dental meme?  But seriously…how do you know if you need a crown(of the dental variety)?  A dental crown is simply a cap that covers your current tooth.  It can improve the shape, function and look of the tooth in precarious dental situations.

Signs that you may need a crown:

  1. If you have a broken, fractured or chipped tooth—a crown is usually your best chance at restoring your tooth […]

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