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Do You Love Coffee?

Are you a coffee lover? Studies show that coffee may have the unintended benefit of lowering the risk of gum disease! Researchers at Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine concluded in their study that coffee did not have a negative impact on periodontal health and regular coffee drinking had minimal impact on…

Keep Your Enamel Strong

June is a conflicting month for dentists everywhere. It is National Dairy Month – and we are all aware that dairy products are essential for keeping your tooth enamel strong. But June is also National Candy Month, and sugary food and drinks are terrible for your mouth, wearing away your enamel. Keeping your tooth enamel…

How Stress can Affect Your Smile!

Stress. We all feel it and it can be harmful in many ways. It takes a toll on your emotional wellbeing, it can impact your physical health, increasing the risk of heart attack, stroke, and heart disease, and it can affect your smile! Bruxism (teeth grinding): high levels of stress can leads you to grind…

Pediatric Dentistry | Aesthetic Dentistry

Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric Dentistry ensures your children receive the care they need from the very beginning. Aesthetic Dentistry of Maple Glen is focused on making sure that your family establishes healthy habits and positive experiences with a dentist.Aesthetic Dentistry of Maple Glen takes care of your whole family. When you bring your children to our office you…

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12 Signs You Need to See a Dentist

You Have Pain – Pain or swelling in and around your face, mouth, or neck could mean a host of issues. Your Gums are Acting Up – Do you have puffy gums, bleeding gums after brushing or flossing, or a family history of gum disease? Time to make a dental appointment. Trying to Hide Your…

6 Bad Tooth Habits to Break

6 Bad Tooth Habits to Break

Are you participating in bad habits harming your teeth? Take a look at the six worst habits and how you can attempt to break them! Nail Biting – This poor habit can chip your teeth and impact your jaw. To break it, try bitter-tasting nail polishes, stress reduction, and setting small, realistic goals. Brushing too…

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The Cavity After Christmas

Delta Dental wrote a great poem about Santa and cavities! We’ve shared it with you below: ‘Twas the day after Christmas, elves and reindeer relaxed; They worked hard this 25th, and the days before that. While the North Pole snoozed, Santa sat wide-awake; But why wasn’t St. Nick taking his much-needed break? Mrs. Claus was…

Sugar Free Drinks and Tooth Decay | Maple Glen Dentist

Certain Sugar-Free Drinks can Damage Teeth

While you certainly do not want to over-indulge on drinks with a high sugar content, drinks with a sugar-free label aren’t necessarily tooth-friendly. Researchers in Australia tested several types of sugar-free drinks and found those that contained acidic additives and had low pH levels were VERY bad for your teeth and could cause considerable damage,…