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The Top 5 Ways to Prevent Dental Emergencies!

December 29, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drdeol @ 8:11 pm
Woman touching her cheek because of dental pain

Dental emergencies can be downright shocking – the pain, price, and inconvenience are nothing to look forward to. While urgent dental situations can never be completely avoided, the best defense is a good offense! There are steps you can take to prevent dental emergencies before they even happen in the first place. Read on to learn the 5 best ways you can protect your smile from dental disasters!

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The Top 5 Reasons to Be Thankful for Dental Implants

October 18, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drdeol @ 3:44 pm
Smiling middle-aged man wearing a blue sweater with white background

Just like that – it’s almost the time of year that everyone asks the same question: “What are you thankful for?” Well, for people with dental implants, the answer is easy! Dental implants are nothing short of life-changing, giving those who once had missing teeth the health and happiness they need to smile this holiday season. Read on to learn the top 5 reasons you should be thankful for this amazing tooth replacement.

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Halloween Candy: The Best & Worst Sweets for Your Child’s Smile!

September 25, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drdeol @ 1:32 pm
Close up of a variety of Halloween candy

Halloween is always the best time of the year for kids with a craving for sweets. However, the decorations and costumes aren’t the only things spooky during this holiday. October 30th always brings increases in tooth decay due to the uptick in candy consumption. But not all sweets are created equal! That’s why your dentist has included some of the best and worst treats your children can eat to help them avoid the scary risk of cavities.

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Give Your Child a Mouthguard for These Sports!

August 16, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drdeol @ 7:07 pm
Boy playing football with mouthguard hanging from face mask

Your son or daughter’s smile is easily the most important set of teeth in your life. As a parent, you probably do all you can to keep them healthy and flashing their pearly whites. Brushing and flossing Is one way of preventing dental issues, but proper protection during sports can also save their smile from serious damage or injury. With back-to-school sports starting up, it’s time to get everything ready for the next season. Read to learn why it’s important for your child to wear a mouthguard as well as some of the sports that have higher risk of a dental emergency.

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The Top 5 Strangest Dental Emergencies Ever!

July 29, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drdeol @ 7:39 pm
Woman in sweater thinking while smiling

Dental emergencies can happen in the snap of a finger, and they come in all shapes and sizes. Broken, chipped, or lost teeth are common emergencies, but some issues that can occur are much more surprising and even strange. If you needed any extra reason to take care of your smile, read on to learn about the 5 most shocking dental emergencies!

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Have Fun in the Sun while Protecting Your Smile!

June 9, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drdeol @ 1:41 pm
Woman who is protecting her smile while wearing a hat outside

The warmer months bring lots of events, excitement, relaxation, and of course, fun in the sun. If you’re one of many who wait for it to heat up all year, you’re probably planning your favorite activities and treats. But did you know that summer comes with higher chances of dental problems? If you’re not careful, you could be putting your teeth at risk. Read on to learn about the potential dental pitfalls of your favorite time of the year!

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Your Gums & Heart: An Important Connection!

February 12, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drdeol @ 2:26 pm
Woman smiling after learning more about American Heart Month

February is that time of year when everyone is thinking about their heart… because of Valentine’s Day! However, in addition to this romantic holiday, February is also home to American Heart Month – an effort to raise awareness on the importance of cardiovascular health. You may know lots of ways to keep your heart in tip-top shape, but did you know that your gums can affect it’s health? Read on to learn about the surprising connection between the health of your gums and heart.

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ORAL HEALTH AND COVID

January 15, 2021

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IMPORTANCE OF ORAL HEALTH AND REGULAR DENTAL HYGIENE VISITS IS MORE IMPORTANT NOW THAN EVER

THE MOUTH IS THE GATEWAY TO THE BODY. SO IT MAKES SENSE THAT GOOD OVERALL HEALTH STARTS WITH GOOD ORAL HEALTH. NEW RESEARCH INDICATES THAT ORAL HEALTH COULD BE A CRITICAL FACTOR IN SERIOUS COVID-19 COMPLICATIONS

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Caring for Your Dentures: How to Make Them Last!

January 3, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drdeol @ 7:19 pm
Woman smiling after caring for dentures

Whether you have a full or partial denture, proper maintenance is vital! You’ve restored the health and beauty of your smile, but it’s now up to you to ensure that your dentures are properly cleaned, stored, and cared for. Thankfully, your dentist has included some pro tips when it comes to caring for dentures to make it simple! Read on to learn more about looking after your denture so you can enjoy it for years to come.

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4 Common Dental Problems You Can Fix with Cosmetic Dentistry!

August 14, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drdeol @ 11:45 am
Woman smiling free of cosmetic dental flaws

If you’re like most, there is probably something about your smile that you want to change. Cosmetic imperfections can take away from your overall beauty, but they can also negatively impact your confidence. However, cosmetic dentistry allows patients to turn back time, erasing numerous flaws while achieving the smiles of their dreams. Read on to learn more about the most common cosmetic dental flaws and what your dentist can do to help!

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