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Dentistry Blog for Beginners: Toothbrushing Techniques

  If you wish to enhance your oral health care, it's a good idea to inspect your toothbrush care and the parts you are using along with the techniques that you employ. Even simple changes to your toothbrushing techniques can drastically enhance your oral health. Always make sure you are adequately cleaning all sides of a tooth so that you... read more »

Avoid These Things—They Harm the Smile

Your dentist, Dr. Eric Dunn, wants you to have a top-notch smile, which is why he strongly encourages you to care for your teeth and gums regularly. Unfortunately, there are many things that threaten the smile each day. If you don’t avoid or fight those things, your teeth and gums can suffer the consequences. The things to avoid include: -Having... read more »

Symptoms and Causes of Gum Disease

It is important to make sure that your mouth is well cared for and cleaned at all times. The risks for numerous oral ailments are often due to poor oral hygiene and the lack of cleanliness within your mouth. One such risk is gum disease. Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, results from an infection within your gum tissue.... read more »

Dentures for Young Adults

When we think of dentures, we generally think of older people. Most of us think that dentures won’t be a part of our lives until we hit our 50’s or 60’s. But accidents happen that may cause us to lose one or more of our teeth. Disease, certain medical conditions or oral hygiene issues can also lead to lost teeth.... read more »

Keep Sleep Apnea at Bay

Are you aware that sleep apnea has more than one form? Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which breathing, while you sleep, becomes difficult or hindered. Central sleep apnea is caused by brain signals facilitating breathing that are being sent from your brain not correctly reaching your body. Obstructive sleep apnea is caused by obstructions in your breathing airway.... read more »

Is Bruxism Secretly Ruining Your Smile?

Is bruxism secretly ruining your smile? Although bruxism is often found and discovered in individuals who have high stress levels, it can develop in anybody. Typically, bruxism goes unnoticed because it happens unconsciously, often while asleep. If left untreated, it is possible that bruxism can destroy your smile and seriously damage your teeth. The first step is to determine if... read more »