4 Little-Known Facts About Straws

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Our dental office in Warsaw wants to share a little known secret with you, and it’s something so easy, so common, and even may seem a bit silly, but can do wonders to help keep your smile healthy. It’s a straw. And when you choose to use a straw instead of sipping drinks straight from… Read more »

Celiac Disease & Your Oral Health

gluten

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that causes those affected to have an adverse reaction to gluten. When these individuals eat foods containing gluten, their bodies don’t allow proper absorption and damage to the small intestine can occur. Most commonly, symptoms of celiac disease are found in the gastrointestinal tract. However, at my Warsaw dental… Read more »

5 Toothache Remedies From Your Warsaw Dental Office

toothache

Toothaches can be caused by a number of issues. Usually it’s from a cavity that needs a filling. But sometimes it’s a result of something a bit more serious like gum disease, infection, or dental trauma. No matter what the reason, one thing remains constant. Toothaches are painful. What’s worse is they can happen at… Read more »

Electronic Cigarettes: Are They Bad for Your Oral Health?

Ecig

  Whether you call it vaping, smoking e-cigs, or something else, the fact remains that there’s been a widespread increase in electronic cigarette use. At my Warsaw dental office, we’re always concerned with the oral health and overall health of our patients. While we know smoking cigarettes increases the risk for oral cancer and other… Read more »

Top 3 Signs You May Need a Root Canal

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  Root canal — two simple words that can invoke a whole lot of apprehension and sometimes even fear. But the truth is, if you’re experiencing tooth pain so severe that a root canal is needed, the procedure actually relieves the pain. But how do you know if the pain you have is root canal… Read more »

“What’s the Best Toothpaste for Me?”

toothpastes

Whether it’s one that fights sensitivity or one that whitens while it works to fight cavities, different toothpastes are appropriate for different people. But with so many options to choose from, how do you know which is right for your specific needs? The team at my Warsaw dental office can help. Is it Approved by… Read more »

Come On Man, Visit Your Warsaw Dentist!

When we say “man,” we really do mean men. Guys. Dudes. Call them whatever you’d like, truth is, this blog is for them. We’re not trying to single out the male population, but statistically they’re less likely to regularly visit the dentist. At my Warsaw dental office, we weren’t exactly sure why. Do they not… Read more »

Other Uses for Toothpaste

When we think of toothpaste, we obviously think of the main purpose… to clean the teeth. That is what it’s designed for, after all. But at my Warsaw dental office, we always hear of other uses for toothpaste, and while we haven’t tried them all, we still thought it’d be fun to share them with… Read more »

Can The Way You Stand Affect Your Oral Health?

Have you ever had your grandmother tell you to “put your shoulders back, stand up straight, don’t slouch?” Well, at my Warsaw dental office, we think you should listen grandma’s advice not only for your posture’s sake, but also for your oral and overall health. Posture & Overall Health Every part of the body is… Read more »