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9 Facts About Tongues

9 Facts About Tongues

We use our tongues every day to talk, taste, and swallow, yet we rarely take time to think about this flexible organ. Here are 9 things you may not know about the tongue: 1.      The longest recorded tongue was more than 3.8 inches from back to tip; the...

Oral Hygiene and Heart Disease

Oral Hygiene and Heart Disease

Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Studies have found there is a correlation between gum disease and your heart health. Gum disease symptoms to watch out for:...

3 Reasons You Need to Visit the Dentist

3 Reasons You Need to Visit the Dentist

With a busy schedule, it may be a challenge to schedule your routine dental visit or you may just forget about it altogether. Remember that prevention is protection. For most patients, we recommend you visit us at least every six months. More frequent visits may be...

Coffee and Your Teeth

Coffee and Your Teeth

Coffee contains ingredients called tannins, which are a type of polyphenol that breaks down in water. They are also found in beverages like wine or tea. Tannins cause color compounds to stick to your teeth. When these compounds stick, they can leave an unwanted yellow...

3 Ways to Fix a Chipped Tooth

3 Ways to Fix a Chipped Tooth

Chipping a tooth could be uncomfortable and embarrassing. Fortunately, there are a number of ways to fix a chipped tooth. We will recommend a solution based on your particular needs. Here are three options we may provide you: 1.      Dental Bonding...

Can You Inherit Oral Health Issues?

Can You Inherit Oral Health Issues?

Most serious oral health issues can be prevented by maintaining an effective routine of dental hygiene and in-office care. However, you could be at higher risk for some oral illnesses due to hereditary factors. Awareness and proper treatment can help minimize these...