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Tooth Abscess Treatment & Causes

A man that needs tooth abscess treatment holding his jaw.
Abscesses are a condition that can happen almost anywhere in the body. Many are surprised to find that this includes your gums and even your teeth! When an abscess forms in your mouth, it can cause extreme pain and put you at risk for spreading infection. It’s critical that you know how to identify the … Continue Reading

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Common Dental Mistakes You May Be Making

Woman with toothbrush holding her jaw in pain.
You brush your teeth every day. You even floss! But after visiting your dentist, they told you that you have cavities, gum disease or worse. How could that be? It’s possible that your dental care routine has fallen victim to one or more of the most common dental mistakes that affect thousands every year.
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5 Signs of Good Oral Health

A woman and her daughter with signs of good oral health.
You already know that caring for your teeth and gums is important to your oral health and your health in general. But do you know how to tell if you are doing a thorough job of cleaning your teeth and gums? Here are 5 signs of good oral health from Pointe Dental Group, serving … Continue Reading

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5 Worst Foods for Teeth and Your Oral Health

Sports drinks are one of the worst foods for teeth
Good overall health includes caring for your teeth! Did you know that teeth require vitamins and nutrients to be healthy and strong just like the rest of your body? Calcium, vitamins A and D, and fiber are all important items to include in your diet. Of course, not all foods are food for your teeth. … Continue Reading

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Long-Term Gum Disease Effects on Your Health

A woman looking at her healthy teeth in a mirror in a dentist’s chair.
Good dental health requires daily attention. Every time you skip brushing or flossing, you increase your chances of developing early stages of gum disease. As this gum disease progresses, it can turn into severe periodontal disease. While many considering bleeding gums and tooth aches to be the worst part of gingivitis, … Continue Reading

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Benefits of Multi-Specialty Dental Practice for Comprehensive Dental Care

Dentist and orthodontist working together to view a patient’s x-ray.
When you have a dental health condition that requires the intervention of a specialist, your dentist often has to refer you to a specialist that works in a different office, sometimes miles away. Going to the dentist can be stressful enough already. Wouldn’t it be better to continue your treatment with the practice you know … Continue Reading

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How to Improve Oral Health for Your New Year’s Resolution

Family of three brushing their teeth together in the mirror.
The New Year is here, and that means it’s time to decide on your New Year’s resolution. The best resolutions aren’t major life changes – they’re easily achievable goals which can improve your life. This year, why not focus on your dental health? Questions about how to improve oral health are common, so read on … Continue Reading

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The Connection Between Diabetes & Dental Health Problems

Man testing blood sugar levels with a glucometer and test strip.
People who are diagnosed with diabetes understand many of the associated risks to their hearts, eyes and kidneys. However, your mouth and gums are also impacted by diabetes. This risk often goes undiscussed. The connection between diabetes and dental health is a serious one. If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, or know someone who … Continue Reading

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4 Foods That Cause Bad Breath & Why They Do

Woman with bad breath covering her mouth.
It’s important to take care of your oral health to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. But good dental health isn’t the only benefit you get from healthy habits – you also keep your breath fresh. However, even the best brushing and flossing can’t protect you from all of the foods that cause bad breath.
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Save Your Smile from Red Wine Teeth Stains!

Woman smiling with white teeth behind glass of red wine.
Looking your best at a holiday party ideally doesn’t include a smile that sports a row of crimson-red teeth. But after drinking a small glass of red wine, you may find it a fate that’s hard to avoid. What causes those annoying red wine teeth stains, and is it possible to minimize the discoloration? Read … Continue Reading

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