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How to Stop Red Wine from Staining your Teeth this Holiday Season

December 16, 2022

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Woman drinking a glass of red wine

Sometimes spending time with family can make you want to have a drink or two. That might be why red wine has become such a staple at Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners. While a glass of wine can make you smile, it’s also infamous for making that smile darker. If you want to indulge a little bit over the holidays, it’s good to take a few proactive measures to ensure that your teeth stay white. Here’s how red wine can discolor teeth, and what you can do about it.


What Can I Do to Protect My Child’s Teeth During Flu Season?

November 4, 2022

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child in the snow

Trying to keep your children from getting sick becomes more difficult than usual during cold-and-flu season when winter rolls around. Understandably, when they are sick it can distract you from things you might normally be on top of, such as making sure they brush their teeth. The average child will get 6-8 colds per year with most of them coming during the winter. After all, children are more prone to disease, as they constantly touch everything and chew on more than they should. Imagine needing to take them to the dentist for a cavity while they were sick. No adult wants to endure that, either. Keep reading for some tips on kids’ oral care during cold-and-flu season from a children’s dentist in Cumberland.


The Importance of Getting a Custom Mouthguard for the New School Year!

August 5, 2022

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a child wearing a customized mouthguard while playing a sport

The new school year brings a lot of excitement. In the midst of buying supplies and clothes, one important thing can go overlooked: a mouthguard. If your child plays sports, you want to do all you can to protect their smile. After all, of the 30 million kids that participate in athletics, only 41% use protective gear for their mouths. So, it’s not hard to see why more than 5 million teeth are knocked out every year! Read on to learn more about the importance of a customized mouthguard for your child.


Why You Should Get Your Child a Custom Fit Mouthguard

July 3, 2022

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Green Mouthguard Hanging from a Child’s Helmet

When your child is in the middle of a game, you want to focus all your attention on cheering for them as loud as possible. It can be hard to do that if you spend the whole time worrying about whether their teeth are protected. That’s why a mouthguard is so important if your child plays sports. What’s even more important is that it fits them well. There are plenty of mouthguards you can buy at the store, but you should really have your dentist make one that’s customized to fit your child. Here’s why.


Tips on Teaching Your Child About Flossing

June 4, 2022

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young boy flossing teeth following mom's example

Being a parent is rarely easy, but it certainly can be rewarding. You have to teach your children about cleaning up their messes, as well as cleaning their mouths after meals. As you know, flossing is a crucial part of an effective hygiene routine, and it’s going to really benefit your little one to understand that as well. Teaching kids how to floss effectively might not seem simple, but a children’s dentist in Cumberland is here to offer some simple tips to help them develop this dental cleanliness skill.


How Ozone Therapy Can Help Your Smile

May 1, 2022

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A patient receiving treatment from a dentist.

When you hear the term “ozone”, you probably have the inclination to look up at the sky towards our Earth’s ozone layer. But in the context of general dentistry, ozone means something a little different. Ozone therapy is an increasingly popular treatment option being offered by dentists all over. But what exactly is ozone therapy and why are some people turning towards it for a better smile? Here’s everything you need to know about the process, including how it’s used and its many benefits.


5 Ways to Enjoy the Holidays Without Ruining Your Teeth

December 7, 2021

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woman in a holiday outfit with a toothache

The holiday season is finally here! No matter which winter holidays you celebrate, most of them have one thing in common – foods that aren’t exactly good for your oral health. If you’re not careful, some of your favorite holiday foods could harm your smile and send you straight to an emergency dentist’s office. To avoid ruining your teeth and your holiday experience, keep these five tips in mind!


5 Reasons to Be Thankful for Dental Implants

November 10, 2021

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man with tattoos and dental implants in Cumberland smiling

The holiday season is here, and you may be contemplating what you’re thankful for. Though dental implants offer a range of benefits that allow you to enjoy the holiday season (and everyday life) to the fullest, they may not be the first thing that comes to mind. Read on to learn about five benefits of dental implants in Cumberland that you should be grateful for.


Summer Is the Best Time to Get Dental Implants – Here’s Why!

June 17, 2021

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older man looking at his new dental implants

If you have missing teeth, you may feel self-conscious about your smile or find it challenging to eat certain foods. Luckily, there’s a solution that can help you achieve a beautiful, restored, and fully functioning grin – dental implants! And there’s no better time than now to start your journey. Have you been hesitant to get them? Read along to learn why summer is the perfect opportunity to begin treatment.


Is There a Cavity Hidden Between Your Teeth?

April 15, 2021

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Woman flossing between teeth to prevent cavities

Many people assume that they’ll know when there’s something wrong with their teeth, but when it comes to cavities, this is not always the case. Not only do cavities often develop without symptoms, but they can form anywhere on the surface of the teeth, including the areas that are hidden from view. In this post, you’ll learn everything you need to know about cavities between teeth – how they form, how they’re diagnosed and treated, and how to prevent them.

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