Posts Categorized: Oral Health and Prevention

What’s Considered a Dental Emergency?

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There’s a lot of uncertainty in the world today, including whether or not you should see your dentist in Warsaw. We’re here to help. As of April 1, 2020, the American Dental Association (ADA) has recommended that dentists across the country suspend all routine dental care to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 until at… Read more »

Why Does My Breath Stink? 

Having bad breath is not only embarrassing, but it could also be a sign of a bigger problem. While an odorous mouth is a completely normal side effect of eating something fragrant (garlic, anyone?), your dentist in Warsaw wants you to know that chronic bad breath is something that warrants a dental visit sooner rather… Read more »

How Treating a Cold Can Cause Cavities

More than 3 million Americans get the common cold every year. That’s a lot of sneezes, running noses, and coughs that many of us will treat with over-the-counter medications. Even though these medications can help us feel a little bit better and relieve us of our symptoms, even temporarily, there are some reasons why your… Read more »

How The Great American Smokeout Can Help You (& Your Kids) Stay Healthy

The Great American Smokeout is hosted on the third Thursday of every November. Its purpose is to help smokers set a day to work towards a smoke-free life. As you probably know, quitting smoking can help you get healthier, but it can also protect your children’s health, too. The truth is, those who live with… Read more »

Relax at the Dentist? We Make the Impossible, Possible

Some patients truly have a hard time or struggle with anxiety about seeing the dentist. For some patients, it’s been years since they last saw a dentist in Warsaw. For other folks, they’re regular dental patients… but they still feel butterflies when it’s time for treatment.  We’re here to tell you that having a relaxing… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Fluoride

Fluoride has been used in the prevention of tooth decay and cavities since it was first introduced into public water supplies in 1945. But there are some research studies that suggest that fluoride isn’t safe. At our dental office in Warsaw, we’d like to help debunk that theory and explain the benefits and importance of… Read more »

How to Pick the Best Dental Floss

When you walk down the oral health care aisle at your local supermarket, it can quickly become overwhelming. There are just so many different types of toothbrushes, tubes of toothpaste, bottles of mouthwashes, and packets of floss to pick from. How in the world are you supposed to pick the best products for you? Don’t… Read more »