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Which Should Come First: Brushing or Flossing?

August 27, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — tarponshoresdentalenglewood @ 5:10 pm

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Dogs or cats? Coffee or tea? Movies or TV shows? These are some age-old questions that have no real answer. However, there is one question that has a definite answer: is it better to brush or floss first? A new study from the Oral Health Foundation has found the answer. Read on below as a dentist in Englewood talks about the study.


Start Oral Health Awareness Month Off With A Family Visit To Your Dentist In Englewood

June 24, 2019

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parent brushing their teeth with their childWith school being out for the summer, it’s hard to get your little ones into a new routine. They may want to take a vacation from their oral hygiene, but developing a new schedule for them can keep their oral hygiene and overall health on the right track. It’s no surprise that your children look up to you and are curious when they see you practicing healthy habits like brushing and flossing. Leading by example and educating them on how important oral health is can encourage them to build lifelong healthy habits. Keeping their smiles happy and bright into adulthood starts with a visit to your dentist in Englewood. Read on for 4 ways to engage your children in taking care of their little pearly whites. (more…)

Learn How to Stop Oral Cancer in Englewood in Its Tracks with Early Detection

April 3, 2019

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a male patient at the dentistWhen arriving for your appointment, your dentist asks if you’ve been experiencing any problems lately within your mouth, neck, jaw, or throat. Not thinking much of it, you mention there’s a sore on your tongue that won’t go away. As your checkup commences, your dentist performs a thorough examination of your oral cavity, face, and neck. When finished, he explains that the sore on your tongue may, in fact, be a sign of oral cancer. While it’s normal to want to panic, nothing is concrete until it’s been tested and officially diagnosed. This situation is why your dentist strongly urges regular screenings for oral cancer in Englewood.


Is Sedation Dentistry Safe? Ask A Sedation Dentist in Englewood

February 20, 2019

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Relaxed woman in the dental chair Did you know that around 1 in 5 people suffers from dental phobia? This can make it really difficult to get the regular dental care that’s so crucial for good oral health. Thankfully, a sedation dentist in Englewood can use oral conscious sedation to help any fearful patient get anxiety-free dentistry. However, one common question people have is how safe it is and what they can expect. Keep reading for answers to those questions, and get one step closer to getting the dental care you need!


How to Maintain Your Oral Hygiene at Home from a Dentist in Englewood

December 14, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — tarponshoresdentalenglewood @ 7:29 pm

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Talking, eating, kissing, singing. Although a clean mouth isn’t required to do what you do with it, it’s a lot better for everyone when it is clean. Your oral hygiene matters, and you sit in the driver’s seat for how well your mouth is maintained. Of course, you should still attend your dental checkup with your dentist in Englewood twice a year for a cleaning and to ensure there are no other issues with your oral health. But thinking about your oral hygiene shouldn’t happen only twice a year. You can do so much to promote your oral health and hygiene at home on your own. (more…)

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