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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
numb

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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“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…

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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
oil

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…

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