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The Surprising Connection Between Gum Disease & Heart Disease
added on: February 12, 2020
heart health month

Every February, we celebrate Heart Health Month to raise awareness of how we can both evaluate our risk for heart disease as well as what we can do to reduce that risk. While it may seem out of character to hear your dentist in Valparaiso talk about heart health, the… Read More…


Cough Medicine & Oral Health
added on: January 23, 2020
cough syrup

Everyone knows how miserable the common cold can be. When we come down with a case of the sniffles or an annoying cough, we’re willing to do almost anything to make it stop. While medications to treat the symptoms of a cold can help suppress a cough or ease a… Read More…


Is Biting Your Lip Bad For You?
added on: January 17, 2020
woman biting lip

When we accidentally bite our lip, the pain that follows can be concerning. The zing of pain, and maybe even some blood, can certainly cause us to think that we may have just done some serious damage. But is lip-biting actually bad for you? Let’s check in with your dentist… Read More…


Can Certain Foods Whiten Teeth?
added on: December 23, 2019
pineapple

Getting whiter teeth is one of the most popular things people want for their smiles, and your dentist in Valparaiso doesn’t blame them. Whiter teeth are often viewed as more attractive and make you appear healthier and more approachable than dull, discolored teeth. While we all know that there are… Read More…


Why Crooked Teeth Are Worrisome
added on: December 20, 2019
smiling girl with crooked teeth

Many people, both children, and adults alike, have crooked teeth. Occasionally, crooked teeth can contribute to poor self-esteem and loss of confidence. But even if crooked teeth don’t bother someone mentally, your dentist in Valparaiso may still be worried. The truth is, crooked teeth can lead to some oral health… Read More…


The Great American Smokeout & Your Oral Health
added on: November 21, 2019
cigs

Every November, the American Cancer Society sponsors the Great American Smokeout to encourage smokers to quit. As we all know, smoking can lead to serious health problems such as cancer, heart disease, and lung disease. Your dentist in Valparaiso also wants you to know that smoking can have a negative… Read More…


Things To Do To Prevent the Flu
added on: November 14, 2019
woman with the flu

Every year millions of Americans get knocked down by the flu and suffer the miserable sniffles, annoying coughs, and unbearable body aches. Flu season usually runs from about October through February, but this year, your dentist in Valparaiso is here to provide you with some things you can do to… Read More…


National Dental Hygiene Month is Here!
added on: October 24, 2019
hygienist

There’s a lot to be thankful for as we move into this part of 2019, but October is also a time when the entire nation comes together to observe National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a special part of the year when you, along with your dentist is Valparaiso, can… Read More…


You CAN Relax at the Dentist! (We’ll Show You How)
added on: October 16, 2019
young woman in dental chair

Nothing gives some people more dread in their stomach than knowing they need to see their dentist in Valparaiso soon. It doesn’t matter if it’s a regular visit and cleaning or a first-time appointment to establish care, there’s a good chance you or someone you know feels anxiety no matter… Read More…


What You Need to Know About Fluoride
added on: August 15, 2019
fluoride concept

Fluoride has been used in the prevention of tooth decay and cavities since it was first introduced into public water supplies in 1945. But there are some research studies that suggest that fluoride isn’t safe. At our dental office in Valparaiso, we’d like to help debunk that theory and explain… Read More…


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