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women's dental health

Women’s Dental Health Versus Men’s Dental Health

Does biology affect women’s dental health or men’s dental health? The short answer is yes. Hormones especially estrogen and progesterone do influence gum health especially during changing life phases which result in shifts in hormone balance. In some cases, testosterone balance may also affect oral health.

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national dental hygiene month

October is National Dental Hygiene Month

National Dental Hygiene Month serves as a reminder of the importance of hygiene for our oral health and our health in general. It also gives us the chance to take stock of our habits and get back to basics if necessary.

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different types of dentists

What are the different types of dentists?

When you are feeling sick and do not know what is wrong, typically your first call is your General Practitioner. You know that this doctor can more than likely diagnose and treat whatever may be wrong. Though in some cases, they may need to refer out to a specialist and then follow up with you after your additional treatment needs. Dentistry is the same way. 

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seasonal allergies and oral health

Our Guide to Seasonal Allergies and Oral Health

Many people realize that seasonal allergies cause symptoms similar to those experienced when fighting a cold or flu. Some find it surprising to learn that seasonal allergies and oral health are closely connected

Please keep in mind that the information presented here is not medical advice. We urge everyone to discuss all symptoms and concerns with their dentist, doctor, or another medical professional. Each one of the symptoms discussed has multiple possible causes ranging from mild to serious. 

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Why is My Tooth Sensitive to Hot and Cold

Why is My Tooth Sensitive to Hot and Cold?

Often patients ask us, why is my tooth sensitive to hot and cold? Temperature sensitivity can range from mild to very painful. You may experience a sudden jolt of pain triggered by cold water, hot food, cold air, and even spicy foods. 

Since there are multiple possible causes of temperature sensitivity in teeth, the treatment options vary depending on the cause and severity of the pain. Learning common causes also empowers you to prevent future tooth sensitivity. 

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