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Assisting Patients With Dental Anxiety

A patient’s comfort in the dentist’s chair matters. Unfortunately, those who struggle with anxiety around oral health care can feel significant discomfort even during routine appointments. This can lead to delays in visits and even the postponement of important treatments! Our Avon, OH dentist’s office understands how dental anxiety can impair your relationship to smile […]

5 Tips for Preparing Your Children For Their First Dental Visit

While a child’s first dental visit might make them a little nervous, there are a variety of things you can do to help prepare them. By doing a little prep work, your little one won’t feel as anxious and may even see the visit as a fun trip. The great part is the right dentist […]

Bridges Vs. Crowns: Understanding the Difference

When dealing with damaged or missing teeth, your dentist might suggest bridges or crowns. But the two aren’t the same, and the best option varies based on your oral health and dental recommendations. While both help give you a better smile, they’re surprisingly different. What Is a Crown? Before explaining how a bridge works, it’s […]

The 4 Things a Dental Implant Can Fix

A dental implant is a fantastic consideration and option for restoring your smile. But, you might not realize exactly who dental implants are for and what they’re capable of fixing. Implants can last for decades, so they’re perfect as a long-term solution. So, if something is missing in your smile, implants might be able to […]

5 Reasons to Consider Cosmetic Dentistry

If you’re always hiding your smile away, or are hesitant come picture time, maybe it’s time to consider cosmetic dentistry to let your pearly whites shine. From stains and chips to uneven or worn teeth, there are several procedures that help transform the look of your smile. Afterward, you might just find yourself smiling all […]

3 Ways to Ease Your Child’s Fear of the Dentist


It’s common among both children and adults to be anxious about seeing the dentist. As a parent, you can help relieve this fear to make dental appointments more comfortable. Start preparing your child well before their dental appointment so they’ll be ready for their visit. How Can I Help My Child Enjoy Dentist Visits? 1. Clean […]

My Dentist Said My Gum Disease is Killing Me!


While it sounds dramatic, believe it or not, it’s the truth. Dental infections from gum disease have been shown to directly affect heart and blood vessel health. There are several studies showing that bacteria from gum disease enters the bloodstream and causes inflammation. This inflammation results in the plaques of atherosclerosis. When bacteria populate these […]

Pregnancy and Oral Health

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TRYING TO GET PREGNANT?…DON’T FORGET TO FLOSS! It’s true! Researchers are finding links between pregnancy and dental care. Women with periodontal gum disease have a harder time getting pregnant. Studies show it can take on average, two months longer for women to get pregnant if they have abscessed teeth or gum disease. Research in the […]

Maintaining Your Dental Health in These Times


Maintaining Your Dental Health in These Times. The coronavirus is upon us and has affected all areas of our life including our dental health. With all dental offices unable to see patients due to federal and state mandates, your dental health is more important now than ever. There are some things you can do at […]

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