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Author: televoxweb Created: 2/19/2014 12:13 AM
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By televoxweb on 10/24/2016 8:14 AM

-Earn cash for your candy and support a soldier

This Halloween, trick-or-treaters can bring their candy to the team at Dental Health PC and receive cash back for their candy.  Dr. Steve Hollar, Dr. Andrea Hutton, and Dr. Matt Carmien have joined Operation Halloween Candy Buy Back to help support troops overseas.

By televoxweb on 3/7/2016 9:41 PM

We all strive to look and feel better, right? One of the easiest ways to accomplish that is with a whiter, brighter smile. If that seems a bit shallow, well, that's because it kind of is. But that's not to say there isn't a payoff for such vanity. A recent study by Match.com asked women what they judge men on most. The number one response? Good teeth. Along with dating, having whiter teeth can also help you professionally. Kelton Research found that 58% of a study's participants were more likely to be hired and 53% received larger salary offers after their teeth had been whitened. So what's the best way to whiten? That's a hard question to answer broadly, as everyone's situation and starting point is a bit different. But if you don't have the cash or time to have a professional whitening done at the dentist, there are easy ways to brighten your smile and effective at-home treatments to whiten teeth. Herewith, a few expert recommendations.

By televoxweb on 1/11/2016 9:55 AM

“The American Dental Association applauds the Department of Health and Human Services for announcing the U.S. Public Health Service approval for the ideal level of fluoride in community water systems. The agency’s recommended ratio of fluoride to water, newly calibrated at 0.7 parts per million, results from years of scientific analysis of the amount of fluoride people receive from all sources.”

By televoxweb on 11/18/2015 3:44 AM

We all know that brushing two times a day, a healthy diet, and keeping up with your routine dental cleaning are the best ways to prevent cavities. Despite that knowledge, experts say most fall short when it comes to oral hygiene.

According to fox news and the CDC, “42 % of children ages 2-11 have had cavities in their baby teeth, and 21% of children ages 6-11 have had them in their permanent adult teeth.”

By televoxweb on 6/7/2015 9:06 PM

At Dental Health P.C., your health and safety is our number one priority. So while normally we like to keep things light - hearted and fun on the blog, today we'd like to talk about something that is neither, but is seriously important. In 2013, almost 42,000 Americans were diagnosed with oral or throat cancer. The 5-year survival rate for this condition? Around 64%. We don't like those odds. However, when cancer is detected and treated early, the health problems become much more manageable.

That's why it is so important to have regular exams for oral cancer from a dental professional. Regular dental check-ups help ensure that any problems are caught early and can be dealt with while they're still manageable. However, in addition to regular check-ups, you can be vigilant on your own. Be watchful for symptoms like these, and contact us if they don't disappear within two weeks:

By televoxweb on 3/4/2015 10:34 PM

Suffering from headaches? As it turns out, those headaches may have a lot to do with your teeth. A condition known as bruxism - the grinding or clenching of teeth - can be a major contributor to stress and tension headaches. When the teeth are clenched for too long, muscle tension can cause a headache. Bruxism is usually an unconscious reaction to anxiety, stress, or frustration, so most people are completely unaware that it happens.

Bruxism headaches are generally mild to moderate in severity and feel like a tightness around the head. In addition to a dull headache, people with bruxism may experience jaw or facial pain, increased tooth sensitivity, or, potentially, chipped teeth. Bruxism can be caused by a wide variety of things - anything from psychological factors such as stress and anxiety to physical abnormalities in the bite and shape of the mouth.

By televoxweb on 1/2/2015 5:48 AM
At Dental Health P.C., your oral health is our number one priority, which is why we cannot stress enough the importance of flossing. However, some people just can't seem to do it. Until now, the only option has been to just bite the bullet and floss - but there's a new kid in town.

Introducing the water pik. A water pik is an oral irrigation system that uses a small, high-pressure stream of water to clean between teeth, removing excess food and bacteria and stimulating circulation to the gums.

In clinical trials, a water pik was found to be as effective as floss in removing plaque formation and reducing gum inflammation, which is why we’re excited to tell you about them. Water piks can also be a great option for anyone with braces - instead of threader floss, a stream of water may be much more convenient. A water pik could be a huge time saver for anyone currently undergoing...
By televoxweb on 10/31/2014 8:00 AM

We've all done it. Tired after a long day, we've all thought: "Oh it's fine, just this once," and crashed into our bed without brushing our teeth. But just how bad is it to fall asleep without having brushed teeth?

By televoxweb on 9/30/2014 7:55 PM

At Dental Health, PC, we are firm believers in the idea that total health is not complete without oral health. And, more and more, scientific data is proving us right.

According to a recent study at the University College London Eastman Dental Institute, poor oral health has a significant impact in on Olympic athletes' performance. The study looked at 302 athletes from London's 2012 Olympic village, involving an oral health exam and an assessment by the athletes of their own oral health and the impact it has on their training, quality of life, and performance.

By televoxweb on 9/21/2014 10:31 PM

Many people are confused about whether they should see a general dentist or a family dentist, as they don't understand the difference between the two. Family dentistry is similar to general dentistry in that it is focused on preventing and treating common dental problems, but the main difference between the two is that a family dentist provides cleanings, examinations and treatments for people of all ages.

A general dentist often places age limits on patients wherein services are only provided to adults. A family dentist on the other hand, offers services to patients of all ages from very young children through senior citizens.