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How Does My Oral Health Affect My Immune System?

March 13, 2024

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Practicing proper oral hygiene at home is a crucial part of maintaining excellent oral health. In addition to preventing tooth loss and miserable toothaches, cleaning your mouth thoroughly on a daily basis can prevent the accumulation of harmful bacteria that can spread to other parts of the body. Here’s how brushing, flossing, and seeing your dentist regularly can help keep you healthy for life.


Typical Tooth Pains: What They Each Mean

February 10, 2024

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someone holding their cheek and wincing

When you’re dealing with a serious toothache, it can be a little bit difficult think straight. It can affect your ability to focus, eat, and sleep, which can sometimes make it a little bit difficult to figure out what exactly it is that you’re dealing with.

In these situations, it’s always a good idea to talk to a dentist about your issue, allowing you to get a better sense of what it is that you’re dealing with. However, if you’re interested in learning more beforehand about what could be causing your toothache, here are some of the most common kinds of tooth pain and what they could mean.


The Magic of Direct Bonding: Solutions for Common Dental Problems

January 12, 2024

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Man looking at his teeth after direct bonding

Direct bonding, also known as cosmetic bonding, is an incredibly versatile dental treatment that offers solutions to several common issues. From minor chips to small gaps, this procedure can address many dental dilemmas to enhance your smile. If you’re curious to see all it can do, continue reading. You’ll see some of the most common problems direct bonding can fix.


Why Should I Schedule My Dental Checkup Early in the Year

December 13, 2023

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Many people begin the new year with resolutions to take better care of their health. While this often means working on eating healthier and kicking a few bad habits, it’s also a great idea to renew your focus on excellent dental health. Keeping your teeth and mouth healthy can have a massive and positive impact on your quality of life, and scheduling a dentist’s appointment is a great way to kick off the new year. Here are a few reasons why it’s an excellent idea to set up a visit to the dentist’s office in January or February.


Healthy Holidays: 3 Stocking Stuffers Good for Your Child’s Teeth

November 21, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — laplatadental @ 5:56 pm
Little girl in a Santa hat brushing her teeth in front of holiday lights

The holidays are here and if you have children, you’re probably trying to find just the right gift to give them magical memories they’ll always remember. Many parents also look for small gifts to fill stockings, in addition to the presents they purchase. While chocolate and candy canes are popular offerings, remember that sugary treats will attract bacteria that contribute to tooth decay so you may want to consider something else in their place. After all, you wouldn’t want to kick off the new year with a trip to the dentist. Instead, try some of these 3 stocking stuffers that will keep their teeth happy and healthy!

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