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Oct 14, 2019, 9:45 PM
One of the most common ways to address the problems of cracked, discolored, or weakened teeth is through the use of a dental crown. Crowns may make some people anxious, but it’s a very simple and common procedure that Dr.…
Child holding nose
Sep 23, 2019, 8:24 PM
Having chronic bad breath can cause people to feel embarrassed and even begin to withdraw from friends, family, and social engagements. Using breath mints, mouthwash, and chewing gum can help mask bad breath for a short time…
Head in Hands
Sep 9, 2019, 9:15 PM
Migraines can be the result of some dental problems. Many dental patients who suffer from migraines or chronic headaches have discovered that fixing their dental problems can help reduce or even eliminate headaches!
Gum
Aug 26, 2019, 10:12 PM
People are very divided on whether chewing gum is good or bad for your teeth and health. In order to answer the question of whether or not chewing gum is detrimental, there are a few things you should know about how chewing…
Pre-teen Teeth Exam
Jul 22, 2019, 7:19 PM
When your child’s permanent teeth start to grow in, you may notice ridges on the ends of the teeth. These bumps and ridges are known as tooth mamelons. Mamelons vary from person to person. While some are quite prominent and…
Adult Braces
Jul 8, 2019, 11:38 PM
These days, it’s more common than ever for adults to seek orthodontic treatment. The reasons include correcting improper bites, improving the beauty of a smile, and boosting confidence. We know that many adults hesitate to…
Airline tenant
Jun 25, 2019, 9:20 PM
While you’re planning your summer vacation, you need to add ‘dental checkup’ to your travel to-do list. While this may seem like a random suggestion, air travel can actually have an impact on your dental health. For example,…
Berry Pie
Jun 4, 2019, 7:36 PM
When you initially think of teeth stains, you may be quick to blame coffee or tobacco. However, even if you abstain from these notorious teeth-staining substances, you may still be consuming foods or beverages that can stain…
Teenager with beautiful smile
May 23, 2019, 11:04 PM
Here at Meadows Family Dentistry, we know that a lot of work goes into growing a healthy and beautiful smile. The best way for both parents and teenagers to help maintain a teen’s growing smile is to know the most common…
Glasses being raised to toast
May 11, 2019, 11:46 AM
There are a number of ways that tobacco and alcohol can damage your body as well as your teeth and mouth. Using these products every day can worsen this damage by quite a bit. Staining of the teeth, loss of teeth, gum…
Woman with huge lollipop
Apr 23, 2019, 5:02 PM
It’s common knowledge that the best way to prevent cavities and other dental diseases is to brush, floss, and visit Meadows Family Dentistry every six months for a dental cleaning and a checkup. However, even if you take care…
Assortment of breads
Apr 10, 2019, 8:06 PM
Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that causes you to suffer intolerance to gluten. People with celiac disease are unable to properly absorb gluten. This means that if they consume foods containing gluten, they can cause…
Handsome man flossing in front of mirror
Mar 29, 2019, 8:06 PM
Flossing is a vital part of your oral health care routine. It allows you to remove plaque, bacteria, and food debris from in between the teeth where your toothbrush can’t reach. This is around 33% of the tooth enamel!…
Cute baby smiling
Mar 12, 2019, 6:02 PM
Baby teeth play a very important role in helping your children develop healthy and beautiful smiles that will grow with them. In order for parents to keep their child’s teeth strong and healthy throughout childhood, they need…
Attractive woman smiling
Feb 25, 2019, 10:23 PM
Puberty, pregnancy, and menopause are times of change for women and their bodies. Hormones change and surge, causing all sorts of problems for many women. Unfortunately, these hormone changes can also leave you vulnerable to…