Health and Wellness Tips

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What is Bruxism? Grinding Your Teeth

December 3 2014 - Dental Tips

What is Bruxism? You May Have Heard of Grinding Your Teeth People exposed to chronic stress or high pressure events can develop a damaging habit known as bruxism.  Bruxism causes most of its damage during the sleeping hours. The grinding and clenching which accompanies bruxism is symptomatic of a malfunctioning chewing reflex. Typically, the incisors […]

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Tooth Healthy Snacks – Dental Tip from your Memorial City Dentist

October 8 2014 - Dental Tips

When we try to eat healthy, there is another reason to consider what we put in our mouth… our teeth. Eating healthy may not be enough. We need to be mindful of items containing sugar, even if it is fat free, that can cause cavities and tooth decay.  We need to eat teeth healthy! Cavity […]

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A Cup of Coffee a Day, Keeps Gum Disease Away

September 25 2014 - Oral Health

We have all heard the old adage, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”… but did you know that drinking one cup of coffee per day can decrease your chance of developing gum disease?  For those of you feeling a bit guilty for your Morning Joe, you now have a reason to ease your […]

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Healthy Mouth = Healthy Body

September 23 2014 - Oral Health

Keeping Your Mouth Healthy Is Good For Your Overall Health When thinking of ways to become healthy, our mouth usually takes a backseat to diet and exercise. You may be surprised to know that oral health (healthy mouth) affects almost every part of your body. Our mouth holds many clues as to our general well-being […]

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