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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…

Posted In: Oral Health

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…

Posted In: Oral Health

“Why Do I Keep Biting My Tongue At Night?”
added on: January 16, 2017
biting tongue

Everyone enjoys getting a solid night’s sleep. It not only feels great… it also provides some valuable health benefits, too. But sometime, sleep can be interrupted by any number of things — a snoring partner, a sick child, or even from biting your own tongue. If this last item happens… Read More…

Posted In: Oral Health

Top 4 Causes of Dry Mouth
added on: December 22, 2016
dry mouth

Dry mouth is an uncomfortable feeling that all of us experience occasionally. But living with a chronically dry mouth isn’t just uncomfortable, it’s unhealthy too. At my Valparaiso dental office, we wanted to examine the top causes of dry mouth, why it’s so concerning, and ways to combat it for… Read More…

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Does Oil Pulling Actually Work?
added on: December 15, 2016

By now you’ve probably at least heard of oil pulling, but perhaps you’re unsure as to what exactly it is, how it’s supposed to help your oral health, and if it actually works. Don’t worry, my dental office in Valparaiso is here to help. We’ve looked into the now popular… Read More…

Posted In: Oral Health

“Is My Dentist Happy to See Me?”
added on: November 23, 2016

Part of what makes being a dentist so rewarding and enjoyable is getting to know patients and their smiles. At my Valparaiso dental office, my team and I always like to take the time to help without making anyone feel rushed or uncomfortable. I am truly happy to see each… Read More…

Posted In: Oral Health

What Foods are Good (and Bad) for Dentures?
added on: November 11, 2016
eat with dentures

At my dental office in Valparaiso we are always teaching patients about the effects different foods and beverages can have on teeth, and the importance of maintaining excellent dental hygiene at home. The same is true for denture patients! It’s important to try and avoid foods and drinks that can… Read More…

Does Your Toothbrush Need A Little TLC?
added on: October 21, 2016

Toothbrushes aren’t meant to last forever. The brushing that you do to keep your smile looking great can really take a toll on your toothbrush. My dental office in Valparaiso wants to remind patients using a brush with frayed, worn-out bristles that it may be time for a change. Make… Read More…

It’s All About The Straw
added on: October 10, 2016

When we’re on the go, it’s easy to grab a beverage from the nearest fast food restaurant or convenience store. My dental office in Valparaiso wants to talk about an important, handy accessory that commonly comes with these to-go drinks – the straw. How Can Straws Help Teeth? It might… Read More…

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