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GERD & Dental Problems
added on: November 27, 2018
man wondering

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, also known as its more common and easier to pronounce acronym GERD, is an uncomfortable problem associated with digestion. But while the issue originates in the gut it can have a negative on oral health. If you suffer from GERD, our Valparaiso dental office has some insight… Read More…


Diabetes Awareness Month
added on: November 12, 2018
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November is recognized as National Diabetes Awareness Month and serves to raise awareness of diabetes, other health problems associated with the disease, and the importance of regulation. In fact, one of the little-known facts about diabetes is that it directly relates to oral health. Our dental office in Valparaiso wants… Read More…


These Treats Are Worse for Teeth Than Candy
added on: October 23, 2018
girl with jack-o-lantern

When it comes to candy-filled holidays like Halloween, we usually caution our patients to enjoy sweet snacks and candy in moderation. And with good reason. It should come as no surprise that sugar is one of those things that concerns the team at our dental office in Valparaiso. Afterall, sugar… Read More…


Chew On This: Gum Can Help Keep Smiles Healthy
added on: October 11, 2018
woman chewing gum

When it comes to candy it should come as no surprise that the team at our dental office in Valparaiso can be wary of the stuff. But there is a type of candy that we actually encourage our patients to eat. Well, at least chew on. Sugarless gum, or more… Read More…


How to Stop a Toothache
added on: September 28, 2018
woman with toothache

Nobody ever wants to experience the pain and discomfort of a toothache. But the truth is, toothaches can happen to anyone, and they can come without warning. While the best way to treat a toothache is to see your dentist in Valparaiso as quickly as you can, there are some… Read More…


Are Gum Disease and Gingivitis the Same Thing?
added on: September 19, 2018
worrying woman

At our dental office in Valparaiso we’re often asked if gum disease and gingivitis are the same thing. It’s a common misconception regarding a serious disease that can have serious consequences if left untreated, and we’d like to clarify the difference. Defining Gum Disease Gum disease at its core is… Read More…


Watch Out for These Labor Day Treats
added on: August 31, 2018
Labor Day Picnic

With Labor Day right around the corner, we’re sure our patients and neighbors are gearing up for a celebration. Typical Labor Day picnics usually include tons of delicious foods and snacks ranging from hot dogs and barbeque chicken to dips and salads galore. But some of these yummy treats aren’t… Read More…


Is a Lost Filling a Dental Emergency?
added on: August 21, 2018
woman embarrassed

Our dental office in Valparaiso understands that losing or breaking a filling can be scary. It may even be a little painful. But many times a lost filling isn’t a dental emergency. However, with that said, it’s still important to treat it appropriately and in a timely manner. We’re here… Read More…


Share Your Medical History for The Best Dental Care
added on: July 30, 2018
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Whenever you first visit a healthcare provider, you’re going to have to fill out a health history form. The same is true when you visit your dentist in Valparaiso. But why does a dentist need to know so much about your overall health, and why is it so important that… Read More…


There’s HOW Much Sugar in That?!
added on: July 17, 2018
yogurt with granola

Sugar has been a hot topic in the news lately, and with good reason. On average, Americans are consuming 82 grams of added sugar every day. That much sugar not only puts us at risk for serious diseases such as diabetes, but as our dental office in Valparaiso knows, it… Read More…


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