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Stay Hydrated, Help Your Teeth

Published: June 25, 2020

Our bodies are made up of about 60% water, so it’s fair to say that we absolutely need to drink plenty of water each and every day to help our bodies perform at their optimal level. In fact, drinking water and staying hydrated helps organs function properly, aids in digestion, keeps joints well lubricated, and […]

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3 Reasons The Man in Your Life Should See His Dentist

Published: June 16, 2020

You’ll always hear your dentist in Silverdale talk about how important it is for everyone to come in for preventive dental checkups every six months. But there’s a special section of our population that tends to avoid these bi-annual visits and instead prefers to wait until they have a problem. We’re talking about the men […]

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How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush?

Published: May 29, 2020

There are some things in life that should last forever, or at least a really long time. Unfortunately, your toothbrush isn’t one of them. In fact, your dentist in Silverdale recommends swapping out your toothbrush every three (maybe four) months. But why is it important to get several new toothbrushes each and every year? Is […]

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What’s It Mean When Your Tongue is Black?

Published: May 20, 2020

We all know that dentists are responsible for overseeing the health of our teeth. But the truth is, your dentist in Silverdale is actually responsible for much more than teeth alone. Your dental team is dedicated to protecting your overall health, and one area that’s of particular interest to your dentist is your tongue. Believe […]

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De-stress and Protect Your Oral Health

Published: April 23, 2020

During these times of change and uncertainty, it’s only natural to feel stressed out. After all, we’ve all been thrust into staying at home and figuring out our new, temporary norm. Your dentist in Silverdale understands. We’re in this together, and we’d like to help by talking about how stress can affect your oral health […]

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Dental Emergencies vs. Non-Emergencies

Published: April 9, 2020

As of March 18, 2020, the American Dental Association has recommended a nationwide postponement of all elective dental procedures and encouraged dentists to provide emergency services only. But how do you determine the difference between a dental emergency and a non-emergency? The ADA is helping out there, too and released important information and guidance to […]

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The Keto Diet & Your Oral Health

Published: March 20, 2020

March is National Nutrition Month and is hosted every year by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. It strives to bring awareness to the importance of how eating right can help us live longer, healthier lives. When some people consider how nutrition plays a role in their overall health, they may turn to the latest […]

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Bad Breath Remedies

Published: February 25, 2020

Bad breath is an incredibly common concern for many Americans. In fact, according to Medical News Today, bad breath affects an estimated 25% of the population. Even though there are various things that can cause bad breath, there are a few that concern your dentist in Silverdale. The truth is, several causes of bad breath […]

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The Surprising Connection Between Gum Disease & Heart Disease

Published: February 12, 2020

Every February, we celebrate Heart Health Month to raise awareness of how we can both evaluate our risk for heart disease as well as what we can do to reduce that risk. While it may seem out of character to hear your dentist in Silverdale talk about heart health, the truth is, there is a […]

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Cough Medicine & Oral Health

Published: January 22, 2020

Everyone knows how miserable the common cold can be. When we come down with a case of the sniffles or an annoying cough, we’re willing to do almost anything to make it stop. While medications to treat the symptoms of a cold can help suppress a cough or ease a stuffy nose, your dentist in […]

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