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Seven Worst Foods for Your Teeth

Chances are, your dentist has told you on multiple occasions to brush twice daily, floss, and not to eat a lot of candy (or any at all!) It’s not that us dentists are trying to take all the fun out of eating, however it’s important to know what food is okay for your teeth and…

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Old Dental Tools

A visit to the dentist is probably not on your top 5 list of fun things to do. However, be thankful for modern day technology! Modern tools aim to make your dental visit as painless as possible. The same cannot be said for tools used back in the day. Take a look at the link…

Oral Cancer Awareness | Aesthetic Dentistry

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is a special month for dentists as it is Oral Cancer Awareness month. Approximately 45,750 people in the United States will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer THIS year. Smoking and tobacco use are major risk factors, however the fastest growing segment of oral cancer patients is young, healthy, nonsmoking individuals due to connection…

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Primary and Permanent Teeth Eruption

Do you know when a child’s primary teeth typically come and go? How about when permanent teeth come in to stay? These charts can be very helpful, especially for al the first time parents out there wondering if their child’s teeth eruption is appropriate at their age. If you have any questions or concerns about…

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How Long Should You Brush Your Teeth

How much time is enough when it comes to brushing your teeth? Despite the variety and advancement in the toothbrush world, most people aren’t brushing long enough to yield the best results! Most often, people brush in the morning and at night. An easy little way to brush for the recommended amount of time would…

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Root Canal Awareness Week

It’s finally (technically) spring! What better way to kick off such a lovely season than with a root canal?! Okay, maybe that’s not the best way to kick off the time of the warmer weather, but this week marks Root Canal Awareness Week! The American Association of Endodontists (AAE) created Root Canal Awareness Week to…

Nutrition Month Maple Glen Dentists

National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month – and where better to start the discussion of eating healthy than with the place where nutrition enters your body: your mouth! The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has designated March as the month for focusing on the public’s awareness about what they eat.  It’s a great time for anyone…

Autism and Dental Care Maple Glen Dentists

Autism and Dental Care

As you know, oral health is incredibly important not just for your teeth, but for your overall health. Autism can make healthy oral care habits difficult, which is why it’s important to begin at a young age. Austism Speaks teamed up with Colgate and Philips-Sonicare to produce a dental guide to help make dental visits…

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Symptoms of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Your third molars or, in layman’s terms, wisdom teeth are the last to develop and appear in your mouth. Typically they come in between the ages of 17 and 25. These teeth will erupt through the oral cavity if there is room.  You may not even need to have them removed if they grow in…

Childhood tooth decay Maple Glen Dentists

Childhood Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is the number 1 chronic childhood illness, and if left untreated will have shocking consequences. Thanks to the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation, we have compiled a brief list of interesting facts on childhood tooth decay. Pediatric dental disease is 5 times more common than asthma. When left untreated, it can lead to…