Common Dental Issues

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Dentistry is about the maintenance of oral health and the prevention of dental issues. Visiting the dentist bi-annually for professional check-ups and cleanings can proactively care for your smile before any major issues develop. Dr. Erin Sutton and her staff strive to provide quality dental care that keeps your smile healthy and beautiful. Here are…

5 Tips for Good At-Home Dental Care

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Tooth decay and gum disease are both extremely common oral health problems. In fact, gum disease is one of the most common diseases in the US and is the most common cause of tooth loss in adults. Fortunately, while these are potentially serious problems, they are preventable ones. There are many things you can do…

Solving the Issue of Dental Anxiety and Discomfort

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Many patients avoid visiting the dental office at all costs, often causing dental issues to become more severe the longer they wait. If you experience fears of visiting the dental office, you are not without options. There are several ways to alleviate anxiety so patients can receive the dental care they need to reach optimal…

Bad Habits Vs Good Habits for Maintaining Oral Health

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Over a lifetime of use, teeth wear down. It’s important to avoid certain habits and maintain others in order to best protect your teeth’s health. Here are some bad habits to watch for and good ones to follow to help keep your teeth healthy for as long as possible. Bad Habits that Harm Oral Health:…

Oral Systemic Connection: the Mouth, the Window to Health

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When considering your health, teeth may be the last thing on your mind. However, your oral health can play a larger role in contributing to your overall wellness than you think. Dental health is tied to the body’s overall health, which can be best described using the concept of the oral-systemic link. What is the…