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The Connection Between Oral Health and Diet

Oral health is an essential aspect of overall health and well-being. The state of our teeth, gums, and mouth can impact our ability to eat, speak, and socialize. While we often associate oral hygiene with brushing and flossing, the link between diet and oral health is often overlooked.

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How to Prevent and Treat Tooth Sensitivity

Do you experience a sharp pain in your teeth when consuming hot or cold food and drinks? This could be a sign of tooth sensitivity. Tooth sensitivity is a common dental problem that affects many people worldwide. However, the good news is that tooth sensitivity can be prevented and treated. In this article, we will explore the causes of tooth sensitivity, prevention methods, treatment options, and home remedies.

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How Smiling More Improves Your Overall Health

Smiling is not just a social gesture but also a healthy habit. When you smile, your body releases endorphins, which are natural mood boosters that reduce stress and anxiety. Moreover, smiling has several physical and psychological benefits, including reducing the risk of heart disease and improving overall mood. Unfortunately, many people are self-conscious about their smiles and may refrain from smiling due to dental problems. However, with the help of cosmetic dental treatments, such as dental implants and teeth whitening, you can restore your smile and enjoy the many health benefits of smiling.

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5 Health Problems That Can Be Detected in the Mouth

Good oral health is essential for your overall wellbeing – and it can also be indicative of what’s happening in the rest of your body. A regular visit to your dentist isn’t just important for catching cavities. Your teeth and mouth are often the first place a trained clinician will look when diagnosing certain medical problems. From diabetes to osteoporosis, there are various health problems that could potentially be detected in the mouth. In this blog, we will discuss the relationship between oral and overall health, then we will look at five specific health problems that can be detected in the mouth.

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The Facts on Plaque

You brush your teeth twice a day, and you floss once a day like your dentist insists. But do you really know the facts on plaque buildup in and around your teeth? Chances are, you’ve been hearing different pieces of advice over the years—from brushing more to using special toothpaste or adding mouthwash to your dental routine—that maybe haven’t added up into an expert-backed understanding. Discover here the real facts about plaque, how it can form in hard-to-reach places, and what steps both children and adults should be taking to control it.

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The Top 5 Most Commonly Asked Dental Questions (And Their Answers!)

Maintaining good oral health is essential for overall well-being. However, many people have questions and concerns about their dental health that can be difficult to navigate on their own. In fact, there are certain dental questions that are commonly asked by many patients. Therefore, this blog has compiled the top 5 most commonly asked dental questions, as well as their answers. Knowing the answers to these questions can help you and your family take better care of your teeth and gums, and make informed decisions about their oral health.

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Got Allergies? Tell Your Dentist

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America notes that as many as 50 million Americans are affected by allergies annually. If you are one of these people who have allergies, you may not think to tell your dentist. But it’s important to let them know, as some allergens can affect your dental health. Here’s what you need to know about sharing your allergies with your dentist.

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How to Determine the Best Mouthguard for You

As a dental patient, you may be wondering how to determine the best mouthguard for you. There are several factors to consider when making this decision, and we will explore them in this blog post. By the end of this post, you should have a better understanding of what to look for in a mouthguard and how to find one that suits your needs. Thanks for reading!

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5 Habits That are Damaging Your Teeth

We all know that we should brush our teeth twice a day and floss at least once, but there are other habits we may not realize are harming our teeth. These habits are sometimes known as dental parafunction. In this blog, we will define dental parafunction and discuss 5 parafunctional habits that could be damaging your teeth without you even realizing it.

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Celebrate National Dentist’s Day with Sisko Dentistry

Happy National Dentist’s Day! In honor of this special day, we’re taking a look at everything dentistry. From dental history to the services dentists offer, we’re celebrating all things dental today. We invite you to join us in commemorating National Dentist’s Day!

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