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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.


Why You Shouldn’t Feel Embarrassed Why You Go to the Dental Office

February 11, 2021

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Woman embarrassed at the dentist covering her mouth

The average person should be going to the dentist for regular cleanings and checkups approximately every six months. However, many people do not go nearly enough. There are many different reasons why people refrain from visiting the dental office, including a busy schedule and dental anxiety. Another reason why people skip their dental visits is because they are embarrassed at the dentist. Here’s why there is no reason that you should be feeling this way.


4 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier Smile

January 4, 2021

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New Year’s resolutions for a healthy smile. Did you know your oral and general health are connected? Research shows dental health problems can lead to a variety of health concerns, like cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and diabetic complications. With the start of the new year, there isn’t any better time than now to recommit to your smile to promote your overall wellness. Here are 4 New Year’s resolutions to stick with to invest in a healthy smile in 2021.


6 Benefits of Laser Gum Recontouring

December 20, 2020

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young man with a “gummy” smile before getting laser gum recontouring

Have you ever been told that you have a “gummy” smile? That means that when you smile, more of your gum tissue is exposed than most people. If someone has told you this, you might be self-conscious about it and afraid to grin in front of others. Traditionally, a dentist could correct this problem with scalpels and sutures, but these days, many dentists use laser gum recontouring to correct a gummy smile. Here are six benefits of using laser gum recontouring to create a more gorgeous grin.


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