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This Thanksgiving Season, Remember to Be Grateful for Your Saliva

November 10, 2023

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Saliva, also called spit, is often reviled as a disgusting and vulgar substance. While its existence isn’t a glamorous one, it performs several crucial jobs for eating and protecting your teeth. Saliva helps break down food and lubricate the mouth while providing the teeth and tissues within it with minerals and other chemicals that they need to stay healthy. When you sit down to your Thanksgiving feast this year, remember to express a little gratitude for everything your saliva does for you.


How to Pack School Lunches That Don’t Cause Cavities

August 11, 2023

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School lunches

Every kid deserves a good lunch after a hard morning at school, but some food choices can more easily lead to cavities than others. While parents are always keen to stock the fridge with some kid-friendly ready-made lunches, some of these foods can be more dangerous to the teeth than their packaging suggests. Eating excessive sugar, acid, and processed carbs is known to raise someone’s risk of developing cavities, and all too often foods rich in them wind up in school lunch bags. Read on to learn about some teeth-friendly lunch options to help your child maintain a healthy smile this school year.


How to Handle A Dental Emergency On Vacation

July 7, 2023

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family playing on the beach

If you’ve been planning a summer vacation all year, you probably have plenty of things that you have in mind to do. Whether you’re dreaming of spending afternoons on the beach or relaxing by the pool, there’s probably one thing that you aren’t counting on—a dental emergency.

There’s never a good time for a toothache, but if you’re away from home on vacation, you’re especially ill-equipped to handle any kind of dental emergency. Fortunately, you should be able to get through it if you take things step-by-step. Here’s how to handle a dental emergency when you’re far from home.


How Sunbathing Benefits Oral Health

June 12, 2023

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picture of people sunbathing by the poolside

Summer is a great time to spend a day at the beach or pool, soaking up as much sun as possible. While the heat can be a little difficult to stomach, getting just a little bit of sun this time of year can do the body a world of good.

In fact, your oral health could actually benefit from a little bit of sunbathing. If you’re wondering how, here’s what you should know.


What Exactly is Cosmetic Dentistry?

April 7, 2023

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Female dental patient looking in mirrorA beautiful smile doesn’t come naturally to everyone. Chips, discoloration, gaps, or other flaws can prevent you from feeling your best. Cosmetic dentistry can turn the smile of your dreams into reality, but what does it involve? It isn’t a single procedure. Instead, it’s a scope of dentistry focusing on a variety of elective services that can create picture-perfect smiles.


The Most Common Issues People Have With Their Teeth

February 5, 2023

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young adult with a beautiful smile

If you’re like most people, you probably have something that you don’t necessarily love about your smile. Fortunately, for just about any issue you could have with your smile, your dentist probably has a cosmetic dental treatment that can help you.

If you’re interested in addressing any little problem you have, here are some of the most common cosmetic dental issues that there are, and how an experienced dentist could help you.


4 Ways to Deal with Winter Mouth Issues

December 14, 2022

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closeup of woman moisturizing her lips

Winter is a beautiful time of year full of holiday festivities and family gatherings. However, it can be very hard to stay healthy because of the cold weather. You may be constantly worried about catching a cold or being taken down by the flu. In addition to these general health issues, you’re more likely to experience oral problems like sensitivity, dry mouth, and chapped lips. The good news is there are many ways to keep these problems at bay! Read on to learn a few helpful tips for managing these situations.


Professional At-Home Teeth Whitening VS OTC Products

November 11, 2022

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Take-home teeth whitening kitA bright smile is associated with youth, success, and confidence, but few people have white teeth naturally. Not to mention, they change color over the years. OTC whitening products appear to be quick, affordable solutions for stains. However, if you have tried a few, you probably haven’t noticed much improvement in the color of your teeth. What if you could get professional results with the convenience of an OTC product? Now you can with a take-home teeth whitening kit from your dentist.


4 Tips for a Healthier Smile This Halloween

October 11, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — realdentalgp @ 3:53 pm
family dressed in Halloween costumes

As the fall season continues, people are starting to get ready for a holiday that’s a favorite for many: Halloween! This fun day is associated with pumpkins, parties, pastries, and sweets galore. If you plan on filling up on Halloween candy this year, think twice. This can mean bad news for your beam. To help you make it through the season without ruining your smile, read on to learn four helpful tips to keep oral health issues at bay.


How Long Does it take to Get Dentures?

September 13, 2022

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dentist holding out pair of dentures

If you are looking to replace missing teeth, it can be difficult to decide which of the many available options best fits your needs. For many, dentures are the answer. These restorations have been around for a very long time and can replace several or all of a person’s teeth, but how long does it take to get them? Continue reading to learn about the denture treatment process and how long it takes to receive your new restorations.

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