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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
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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’s The Most Dangerous Sport for Teeth? (You’re Going to Be Surprised!)
added on: September 30, 2019
kids playing lacrosse

It’s always good to get out and get some exercise. When you’re participating in any sport, your dentist in Valparaiso will always remind you to protect your smile. All too often, we talk about avoiding sweets or sports drinks, food, and beverages that can damage your enamel and break down… Read More…


3 Reasons Not to Use DIY Orthodontics
added on: September 17, 2019
woman with clear dental aligner

It seems like every day there’s a new option for patients to straighten their smiles at home or on their own with mail-order orthodontics. But are they safe? Are they effective? Are they worth the discounted prices compared to more traditional orthodontics? Your dentist in Valparaiso will be the first… Read More…


Professional Veneers vs. DIY Veneers
added on: August 28, 2019
dental veneers

Thanks to the internet, we can now buy basically anything we want in just a few clicks and have it delivered right to our front door. Unfortunately, this mindset of buying things online has made its way into the dental world, and patients can purchase anything from teeth whitening kits… 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…


Different Types of Dental Floss
added on: July 29, 2019
dental floss

When it comes to great oral health, you’ll often hear your dentist in Valparaiso talk a lot about proper brushing and the importance of doing it every day. But there’s a good chance your dental team also talks to you about why you should be flossing every day. And with… Read More…


Can Swimming Pools Affect Your Smile?
added on: July 22, 2019
kids swimming

Swimming pools may seem like an odd thing for your dentist in Valparaiso to talk about, but besides being a long-time summer favorite and a relaxing escape from the heat, swimming pools may actually pose an unwanted threat to your teeth. Now, before you forego all pools this summer (trust… Read More…


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