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Feb 11, 2019, 4:56 PM
Many people underestimate the value of flossing every day, but it is a vital part of any oral hygiene routine. This is because flossing is the only way to remove food debris and plaque buildup in between the teeth. Your…
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Jan 28, 2019, 9:32 PM
If you’ve started to notice that your teeth are no longer lining up corrected, this could be a sign of TMD, which is short for temporomandibular joint disorder. TMD is the term used to describe any condition that impacts the…
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Jan 15, 2019, 9:49 PM
Temporomandibular joint disorder (also called TMD) can be very painful. While the issue can sometimes resolve on its own, you may need a jaw splint or even surgery to correct the problem. If you’re experiencing jaw pain, it’s…
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Dec 24, 2018, 4:00 PM
It may not surprise you to learn that dental phobias and anxieties are extremely common. In fact, between 10-15% of Americans will avoid seeing the dentist because of fear and anxiety. Those who suffer from fear and anxiety…
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Dec 10, 2018, 10:34 PM
According to the Academy of General Dentistry, men are quite a bit more likely than women to skip the recommended visits to the dentist for a checkup and a cleaning. In fact, most American men won’t make an appointment with a…
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Nov 26, 2018, 10:13 PM
With Thanksgiving approaching, many of us are thinking only of turkey and pumpkin pie! However, Thanksgiving is the time of year that we should be showing gratitude for our loved ones and all that we have. Thanksgiving is a…
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Nov 9, 2018, 7:13 PM
If you’ve been diagnosed with gum disease, gingivitis, or periodontitis, you can rest assured that you are not alone. The CDC has estimated that around half of the American population will suffer from gum disease and many…
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Oct 22, 2018, 9:24 PM
Celiac disease is a medical disorder that causes an intolerance to gluten. While cutting gluten out of the diet has become quite trendy lately, there are sufferers of celiac disease who cannot properly absorb gluten, leading…
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Oct 11, 2018, 5:06 PM
Oral cancer can be a scary and difficult diagnosis to receive, but most oral cancers are very treatable if caught early enough. This is why it’s so important to be performing monthly oral cancer self-checks, especially if…
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Sep 27, 2018, 6:02 PM
Toothaches are notorious for coming on suddenly and severely and being very difficult to relieve. But you’re not alone, because almost everyone will experience a toothache at some point in their life. Here at Balota Family…