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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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dental questions answered

Your Most Burning Dental Questions Answered

Over the years, patients ask us a lot of questions. The team at Southview Dentistry is committed to providing the best oral care and we believe in the importance of oral health education. The five common dental questions answered in this article cover a range of oral hygiene concerns.

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bad food for teeth

Bad Food for Teeth: Seemingly Healthy Foods to Avoid

Good nutrition and healthy foods are essential parts of living a healthy lifestyle. Similar is also true for your dental health. However, sometimes healthy food is bad food for teeth. The following list features five types of foods that many consider healthy but are bad food for the teeth. However, lifestyle habits like meal timing and dental hygiene may help mitigate some of the problems you may encounter when eating these healthy foods that are bad for your teeth’s health.

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