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I Haven’t Seen The Dentist in Years. Now What?
added on: June 19, 2017
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At my dental office in Valparaiso, we generally advise patients to see the dentist regularly, about every six months, to help maintain excellent oral and overall health. However, sometimes things happen in our lives and we just forget to keep up with appointments or schedule a checkup. We see and… Read More…


5 Favorite Treats That Can Crack Teeth
added on: May 19, 2017
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There are a lot of things that can cause tooth damage. We’ve seen cracked teeth from sports injuries, loose teeth caused by clenching and grinding, and there’s always the chance for us to treat someone for a simple cavity. But at our Valparaiso dental office, it’s also pretty common for… Read More…


All About Dental X-Rays
added on: May 11, 2017
male dentist examines dental x-ray

Dental x-rays are a vital diagnostic tool used to properly identify any underlying conditions that may not yet be visible on the surface. At our dental office in Valparaiso, we perform dental x-rays only as often as necessary, which can vary from patient to patient depending on their oral needs… Read More…


April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month
added on: April 26, 2017
oral cancer awareness

Nobody likes talking about any type of cancer. It’s a scary epidemic that continues to take the lives of thousands each and every year. Oral cancer, specifically, is a fairly common type of cancer in the United States with over 45,000 cases diagnosed every year. Of those diagnosed, about 9,700… Read More…


“Why Don’t I Get Numb at The Dentist?”
added on: April 18, 2017
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Sometimes we get asked why certain patients have more difficulty getting numb before a dental procedure than other people. At our dental office in Valparaiso, we wish we could provide one, solid answer as to why this happens. But the truth is, the reason can vary from person to person,… Read More…


Common Dental Emergencies & What to Do About Them
added on: March 21, 2017
dental emergency

Nobody ever wants to experience an emergency of any kind, and dental emergencies can be particularly concerning and confusing. What’s the right thing to do? What shouldn’t you do? Don’t worry, our dental office in Valparaiso is here to help. Different Emergencies Require Different Care Not all dental emergencies should… Read More…


How to Become a Dentist
added on: March 9, 2017
become a dentist

At our Valparaiso dental office, we love what we do and we find our jobs rewarding. We get to help our patients’ mouths stay healthy, which can directly affect their overall well being, and we even get to see some dramatic smile transformations and change lives. We’d go as far… Read More…


Top 7 Ways to Show Your Smile Some Love
added on: February 24, 2017
love your smile

At our dental office in Valparaiso, we love helping our patients get a smile they’re proud of. But visits to our office twice a year are only part of what you can do to make sure you’re showing your smile the love it needs to stay healthy. If you want… Read More…


What You Need to Know About Heart Health Month
added on: February 14, 2017
heart health

Each February, we celebrate National Heart Health Month. Heart Health Month’s purpose is to increase awareness of just how big of a problem heart disease actually is, and educate the population on ways to decrease the risk of developing heart disease. At our dental office in Valparaiso, we’d like to… Read More…

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What Causes Bad Breath?
added on: January 24, 2017
Bad breath

Halitosis, also known as bad breath, is a common issue that affects nearly 80 million Americans. It’s a serious problem that doesn’t only affect your oral health, but can directly impact your personal life as well. Don’t worry, your dentist in Valparaiso is here to help. Dry Mouth Your mouth… Read More…

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