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Can Too Much Sun Damage Teeth? 

You hear it time and time again – from your doctor, the famous Mary Schmich, articles on the Internet, and yes, even from your dentist in Warsaw – wear sunscreen. This advice applies to both kids and adults, and it’s especially appropriate during National Sunscreen Day, celebrated every year on May 27th.  The Importance of… Read more »

Can Asthma Inhalers Cause Cavities?

May is Asthma Awareness Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 25 million Americans have asthma, including 6 million children or adolescents. Asthma is a disease that affects the lungs and can cause shortness of breath, wheezing, and chest pain. This disease can often be treated, most commonly with an inhaler…. Read more »

What Are The Most Common Oral Health Problems? 

Oral health can be confusing. After all, oral health includes the teeth, gums, tongue, and the entire anatomy of the oral-facial facial system. Not to mention, oral health has a well-researched history of being tied to overall health. For example, oral health may contribute to things such as cardiovascular disease, pregnancy complications, and pneumonia. But… Read more »

Can a Bad Bite Cause Tooth Pain? 

Many different things can cause tooth pain, from a cavity to an abscess and anything in between. It’s always wise to see your dentist in Warsaw if you’re experiencing pain as it’s typically a sign that something is going on inside your mouth that should be checked out. But one thing that’s often overlooked when it… Read more »

Is Oral Cancer Painful? 

Any type of cancer diagnosis is scary. Oral cancer is no different. Oral cancer often affects the lips, tongue, and top and bottom areas of the mouth. It can also affect the tonsils and throat. During the month of April, healthcare professionals focus on raising awareness of head, neck, and oral cancers. These types of… Read more »

50th Anniversary of National Nutrition Month

Every March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics sponsors National Nutrition Month to raise awareness about how eating a well-balanced diet can lower the risk of developing health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. This year, we celebrate our 50th anniversary. But did you know that eating healthy can do more than protect… Read more »

World Oral Health Day 2023

Each and every year on March 20th, the FDI World Dental Federation sponsors World Oral Health Day with the mission of “empowering people with the knowledge, tools, and confidence to secure good oral health.” Oral health is often considered secondary to overall health, but the truth is, oral health diseases are a major health concern…. Read more »

Are Dental Implants Painful? 

Dental implants are a permanent solution to replace a missing tooth or several teeth and can be used as an alternative to removable dentures and bridges. However, dental implants do require surgery which can make some patients uneasy, especially when it comes to not knowing if the procedure is painful. Rest assured that your dentist… Read more »