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Exploring the Link Between Dementia and Oral Health
added on: September 14, 2023
Joseph Majka, DDS

The human body is complicated, and the connection between various bodily systems can often surprise us. One such connection gaining increasing attention is the link between dementia and oral health. While these two might seem worlds apart, research is revealing a fascinating relationship between the two that emphasizes the importance… Read More…


How Can I Prevent And Treat Dry Mouth?
added on: August 29, 2023
Joseph Majka, DDS

Dry mouth, also known as xerostomia, is an incredibly common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It can lead to discomfort, difficulties in speaking and swallowing, and even dental problems if left untreated. But what exactly causes dry mouth? How can it impact oral health? What are some practical… Read More…


Is It Normal To Have Some Discomfort After A Dental Procedure?
added on: August 15, 2023
Joseph Majka, DDS

Needing to get a dental procedure can be a nerve-wracking experience, so is not knowing what to expect after treatment. It’s important to know that your dentist in Valparaiso will do everything they can to make every visit to their office comfortable. But what if you do experience discomfort after a procedure?… Read More…


What To Do If You Have a Dental Emergency
added on: July 28, 2023
Joseph Majka, DDS

Dental emergencies can strike unexpectedly, causing pain and distress. Whether it’s a broken tooth, severe toothache, or a knocked-out tooth, knowing what to do if you have a dental emergency is crucial. Let’s take a look at some of the essential steps your dentist in Valparaiso would encourage you to take during… Read More…


When Should You Wear a Mouthguard? 
added on: July 20, 2023
Joseph Majka, DDS

Playing sports and being physically active is great for overall health. However, sports and other activities that involve physical contact can come with a risk of dental injury. That’s why your dentist in Valparaiso will always recommend that both adults and kids wear a mouthguard while playing sports. In fact,… Read More…


How to Prevent Gum Disease
added on: June 28, 2023
Joseph Majka, DDS

Gum disease is a serious oral health issue that affects millions of people worldwide. It’s a bacterial infection that can lead to tooth loss if left untreated. Fortunately, it is preventable with good oral hygiene, regular dental checkups with your dentist in Valparaiso, and other preventative measures.  Causes of Gum… Read More…

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Smile! June is National Smile Month
added on: June 16, 2023
Joseph Majka, DDS

June is National Smile Month, and what better way to celebrate than by taking care of your oral health and achieving a healthy and beautiful smile? At our dental office in Valparaiso, we believe that a great smile is more than just a cosmetic enhancement – it’s a sign of… Read More…


What Are Some Habits That Are Bad for Teeth? 
added on: May 30, 2023
Joseph Majka, DDS

So much more goes into maintaining a healthy smile besides brushing and flossing your teeth and seeing your dentist in Valparaiso, although those are certainly important. Everything from what we eat and drink to our everyday habits can impact oral health. In fact, there are many habits that are bad… Read More…


Does Asthma Affect Oral Health?
added on: May 12, 2023
Joseph Majka, DDS

Asthma affects an estimated 25 million Americans. This lifelong respiratory disease can be found in both kids and adults and can make it hard to breathe, causing wheezing, coughing, and chest tightness. But outside of these scary respiratory symptoms, could asthma also affect oral health? Let’s check in with your… Read More…


Signs of a Dental Problem
added on: April 27, 2023
Joseph Majka, DDS

Nobody plans for a dental problem, but they do happen. When they do, they can be worrisome. Dental problems can appear to come on suddenly, and many can be painful. However, several types of oral health conditions can often be prevented, or at least treated before they cause trouble, by… Read More…


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