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May 12, 2018, 6:03 PM
No matter how diligent you are about your oral hygiene, it’s still possible for you to develop dental cavities or tooth decay. Depending on the foods you eat, it might not be enough to simply brush and floss every day to keep…
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Apr 28, 2018, 3:21 AM
Teeth whitening is a billion-dollar industry. In fact, in 2016, more than $1.4 billion dollars was spent on teeth-whitening products in the U.S. alone. Teeth whitening as we know it now has been continuously improving since…
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Apr 12, 2018, 8:47 PM
If you’re trying to make the most out of your next visit to Balota Family Dentistry, there are a few questions you can ask to help maximize your time spent in our office. We put a huge emphasis on patient education and we…
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Mar 29, 2018, 4:01 PM
If you’re one of the many parents who find it difficult to get your kids to care for their dental health, you’re not alone! The best way to remedy this problem is to make brushing seem a little more exciting and less like a…
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Mar 16, 2018, 4:46 PM
Even though kids are drinking less soda than ever before, they’re somehow ingesting an increased amount of caffeine. As a matter of fact, as many as 75% of American children consume some form of caffeine every single day.…
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Feb 28, 2018, 4:31 PM
It’s well known how damaging stress can be on your overall health. However, it can also have a very negative effect on your dental health, as well. Even if you’re unable to express why you’re stressed or how much stress…
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Feb 13, 2018, 3:23 PM
Most examples of food aphrodisiacs are a myth. However, for all the myths, there are a few instances of fact behind some of the traditions and rumors. There are certain foods that can awaken romantic feelings or heighten the…
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Jan 29, 2018, 5:21 PM
A frenectomy is a dental procedure during which a frenum in the mouth is removed with the use of a laser. A frenum is a tissue attachment between the soft tissues of the mouth, such as the gums, cheeks, and lips. There are…
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Jan 22, 2018, 6:09 PM
Energy drinks are incredibly popular and it’s likely you’ve heard about the potential health problems they can cause. However, what isn’t mentioned is the damage energy drinks can do to your oral health. These beverages have…
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Dec 18, 2017, 9:05 PM
The holidays are here, which means there’s no shortage of sugary treats! Cakes, pies, candies, and big family dinners can contribute to holiday weight gain and to dental problems. Luckily there are ways that you can enjoy the…