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Routine Dental Care May Do More Than You Think

Routine Dental Care May Do More Than You Think

Today, it seems as though “busyness” is the name of the game. We are busy during the week because of work. We are busy during the weekends trying to get everything done that we can’t do during the week. Busy is the New Black, and it could be causing a lot more problems than we […]


When Giving Thanks, Remember Your Teeth!

We love this time of year, when we are coaxed by Mother Nature herself to revel in cozy fires and thick sweaters; and let’s not forget all the pumpkin spice! As we take stock of the many things we have to feeling thankful for, we find it the perfect time to point out a few […]


The Cat’s out of the Bag! Here’s What Your Mouth Is Saying

Normally, you approach your dental visit wondering if your dentist will notice any signs of tooth decay, or if you may have some gingivitis that will need to be handled. If it has been awhile since you have seen the dentist, you may have concerns that you might hear the dreaded words “root canal.” There […]


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Is Your Brew Doing You In?

Millions of us cannot go without our Morning Jolt; that nice, steamy cup of Wakey Juice. If “no talkie before coffee” is your mantra, the last thing you may want to hear is that good old Joe could be doing a number on your teeth. Don’t run away just yet. This is not one of […]


A Better Smile in One Day? You Bet!

The smile holds special power for us and for those around us. Specifically, when it looks bright and healthy. Benefits of an attractive smile Multiple research studies have revealed the benefits of having attractive teeth; from more success at landing a job or promotion to better interpersonal relationships. One would think that it is personal […]


Have One of These Fears? Dental Sedation Can Help!

At New Smiles Dental, it is important to us that our patients feel comfortable. Sometimes, fear can stand in the way of making dentistry the productive experience it can be. This is not good for our patients, and it’s not good for their long-term oral health. Dental anxiety can actually even have a detrimental effect […]


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Bring on the Brilliance, Hold the Sensitivity

Why consider Teeth Whitening? If you’re like most adults that we meet on a daily basis, chances are you’d like to add a little more brilliance back into your smile. We are no different! There is something to be said for having beautifully white teeth. When we do, we naturally feel more inclined to smile, […]


Want to Live Longer? Attend to Your Teeth!

Want to Live Longer? Attend to Your Teeth!

Good health is something that the large majority of adults today prioritize. We want to look good, no matter our age. And we also want to feel good. Disease is something that we want to avoid, and we have numerous habits that we may engage in to do that. We may avoid too much fat […]


Feeling Nervous About Dental Care? Don’t Fear, Nitrous Oxide Is Here!

We get it. Dentistry is not something that very many people actually look forward to. There is a percentage of the population, though, for whom dental visits are, well, like pulling teeth! Statistics show that it is likely that dental anxiety affects more than 20% of people, some to such an extent that they simply […]


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Protect Your Gums, Protect Your Health

Typically, when we talk about the gums, it is to discuss the consequences of gum disease. There’s another problem that may affect this delicate tissue, however, and it is also worth talking about. What You should know about Gum Recession For hundreds of years, not much attention was given to gum recession. In fact, this […]


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