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Stress and Your Smile: The Potential Threat That Can Damage Your Teeth and Gums

March 22, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — westshoreteam @ 2:05 am
a young woman sitting on a couch and rubbing her temples because of stress

If chronic stress is part of your daily life, you will find that more than just your brain and body suffer. In fact, there’s a good chance you’re already noticing the effect it is having on your teeth and gums. Although not commonly connected to the oral cavity as a place it would negatively impact, the sad reality is that many individuals who find themselves overwhelmed and anxious about the current events in their life often neglect their oral hygiene, resulting in serious problems that require timely and costly procedures to fix. Read on to learn more about the connection between stress and dental health and what you can do to avoid it in the future.

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5 Ways to Ensure Optimal Oral Health During National Children’s Dental Health Month

February 5, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — westshoreteam @ 3:29 am
a little girl brushing her teeth using a toothbrush and holding a mouth mold

Are you looking for ways to keep your child’s teeth and gums healthy and free of decay? Knowing what to do and how to ensure your child’s oral health isn’t always easy. Fortunately, February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and dentists throughout the United States are emphasizing the importance of good dental hygiene from an early age. To help your child work toward a healthier smile, read on to discover 5 tips you can incorporate to safeguard their pearly whites as they grow older.

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Botox and Its Origins: What You Should Know

January 7, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — westshoreteam @ 2:20 pm
an up-close image of a dentist administering Botox to a female patient

Have you considered Botox to eliminate your fine lines and wrinkles? Do you long for a more youthful appearance? You’re not alone. Each year, millions of Americans seek professional help to turn back the clock and remove any obvious signs of aging. But before you begin any facial aesthetic treatment, it’s important to learn more about the origins of this unique substance and how it came to be one of the most popular cosmetic procedures today.

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4 Ways to Maintain a Healthy Smile During the Holidays

December 5, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — westshoreteam @ 9:57 pm
a family seated around the table during the holidays

If you’re worried about the overwhelming number of sweets coming your way this season, you’re not alone. With tables full of carbohydrates and sugar, you may be wondering what you can do to better protect your smile amid the plethora of holiday foods. Fortunately, a local dentist weighs in on ways you can keep your teeth looking and feeling great while surrounded by family, friends, and festive treats.

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How Bad is Holiday Food for Your Teeth?

November 10, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — westshoreteam @ 9:14 pm
a family seated around the table preparing to eat Thanksgiving dinner

The holidays are a time to enjoy family and friends and fabulous food. Unfortunately, without a bit of self-control, it can also lead to dental emergencies and a serious decline in your oral health. From the change in your regular schedule to eating more sweets than usual, your teeth can become the recipient of poor choices and overindulgence. If you want to spend more of your precious time with those you love instead of waiting in a dentist’s chair, learn what you can do to keep your smile healthy and beautiful this holiday season.

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