Posts Categorized: Oral Health and Prevention

What’s Causing Your Dry Mouth?

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Dry mouth is an annoying, sometimes sporadic occurrence that can be caused by any number of things. But no matter how annoying it is, it’s concerning to everyone at my dental office in Warsaw when dry mouth lasts for a prolonged period of time. Dry mouth isn’t just an obnoxious, uncomfortable thing that happens…it can… Read more »

Does Oil Pulling Actually Work?

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By now you’ve probably at least heard of oil pulling, but perhaps you’re unsure as to what exactly it is, how it’s supposed to help your oral health, and if it actually works. Don’t worry, my dental office in Warsaw is here to help. We’ve looked into the now popular technique and we’ve got some… Read more »

“Is My Dentist Happy to See Me?”

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Part of what makes being a dentist so rewarding and enjoyable is getting to know patients and their smiles. At my Warsaw dental office, my team and I always like to take the time to help without making anyone feel rushed or uncomfortable. I am truly happy to see each and every one of my… Read more »

Don’t Be Afraid to Change Your Toothbrush

Are you delaying swapping out your frayed toothbrush for a new model? Well, don’t be! My Warsaw dental office wants you to know that it’s in the best interest of your oral and overall health to make the change to a new toothbrush. We understand that sometimes it’s easy to forget, so here’s a reminder… Read more »

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

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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

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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?

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  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 »