Posts Categorized: Oral Health

Does Drinking Water Benefit Oral Health? 

Everyone knows that it’s important to drink plenty of water every day to keep our bodies well hydrated. In fact, this small step of drinking enough water can greatly benefit overall health. Proper hydration is important to help organs function properly, help fight off infections, and may even assist with weight loss. However, your dentist… Read more »

“Why Is My Tongue a Different Color?” 

Warsaw Dentist - Dr. William Myers

Usually you’ll find your dentist in Warsaw spending most of their time talking about teeth. But today, we’re switching it up a bit and focusing on another important area of oral health — the tongue. This amazing muscle helps us speak, chew, and swallow, but did you know that our tongues can also help your… Read more »

How Stress Can Affect Oral Health

Warsaw Dentist - Dr. William Myers

Stress can be caused by any number of things, such as work and family. But in these uncertain times, it’s only natural to experience elevated levels of stress. Too much stress can have negative effects on bodies such as headaches, stomachaches, increased heart rate, and overall feelings of anxiety. But your dentist in Warsaw also… Read more »

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 »

3 Ways to Wear Off Novocaine

You know the feeling — you just had your appointment, and your dentist in Warsaw used novocaine to help make your treatment more comfortable. But now that you’re out of the chair and back at work, you can’t talk correctly, every time you take a sip of water it drips down your face, and you… Read more »

Let’s Talk About Lip Biting

Many people repeatedly bite their lip (or cheeks or tongue) as a way to deal with nerves or stress. It’s a habit that some may find relieving, although sometimes also painful. However, to your dentist in Warsaw, constant biting of the soft tissues in the mouth can certainly raise some concern. Let’s take a closer… 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 »