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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…
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Dec 15, 2017, 2:03 PM
Dental cavities and tooth decay are the number one childhood disease in America. In fact, around 42%, almost half of all American kids have had dental cavities in their baby teeth. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent your…
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Dec 8, 2017, 12:28 PM
We have a surprising number of parents ask why baby teeth are so important, since they’re just going to fall out anyway. Yes, your child’s baby teeth are temporary, but there’s no shortage of important reasons why you need to…
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Nov 24, 2017, 2:37 PM
We use our teeth every single day, for countless different reasons, but rarely do we sit down and consider exactly how much our teeth do for us, and all the reasons we should be grateful for them.
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Nov 8, 2017, 10:53 PM
Dental fluorosis is a dental issue caused when a child’s baby teeth are exposed to an excessive amount of fluoride in early childhood. Fluorosis is mainly a cosmetic issue, causing white spots or streaks on the teeth and a…
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Oct 20, 2017, 7:49 PM
Here at Balota Dentistry, we think Halloween is a lot of fun! However, it is the most sugary holiday of the year, and we want to make sure our patients are keeping their teeth protected from all that dangerous Halloween…
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Sep 29, 2017, 7:03 AM
If your child is suffering from bleeding gums, there’s no need to worry. There can be a number of different causes for bleeding gums in childhood. While most are quite benign, there is a chance your child could be suffering…