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Category: Dental Health

Why Does Cold Air Hurt My Teeth?

Posted By: Dr. Lordo, on November 29, 2018

As the winter sets in, there are a number of ways our senses notice the changing of the seasons – our joints may complain a little more, lips may feel more chapped, and we start pulling out the flannel. But for some of us, even our teeth notice the plunging temperatures. Many people experience tooth… Read More

Categories: All Posts, Dental Health

How to Know When You Need a Dental Crown

Posted By: Dr. Lordo, on September 24, 2018

People get dental crowns for a variety of reasons. Many of those reasons may be cosmetic, but some are due to a patient feeling pain in his or her teeth. In fact, many times patients aren’t aware that a significant issue is developing with their teeth until they start to feel pain, or the issue… Read More

Categories: Dental Health, Root Canal

How to Choose a Good Toothpaste

Posted By: Dr. Lordo, on July 24, 2018

With as many options available on the market these days, choosing the right toothpaste for your oral hygiene regimen can seem overwhelming. Running just a basic search online for toothpaste will turn up nearly 10,000 different entries – how’s a person supposed to choose?  With a little foreknowledge about what makes for a good toothpaste,… Read More

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How to Prevent Gum Disease

Posted By: Dr. Lordo, on June 28, 2018

Gum disease is one of the most common obstacles to good oral health out there. In fact, at least half of adults over the age of 30 suffer from some form of gum disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But thankfully gum disease is highly preventable, with methods that are straightforward… Read More

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How Oral Health Can Affect Your Overall Health

Posted By: Dr. Lordo, on March 28, 2018

In recent years, you may have heard that there appears to be a connection between the health of your mouth and your body’s health in general. And as more and more studies are published, that connection becomes more and more apparent. Your mouth’s health does indeed seem to have an impact on your overall health,… Read More

Categories: Dental Health, General Oral Health

What to Expect at Your First Visit to Dr. Lordo’s Office

Posted By: Dr. Lordo, on February 8, 2018

We love meeting new patients, and if you’re getting ready for your first visit to Dr. Lordo’s office, we’d like to say welcome! Switching dental health providers or finding a dentist in a new town can be difficult, but we want to make sure the process is simple, fun, and fits your busy schedule. No… Read More

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Oral Health and Childhood Obesity: Is There a Connection?

Posted By: Dr. Lordo, on January 16, 2018

Dental professionals will frequently tell you that there is a relationship between our oral health and our overall health, in both adults and children. But, a new study by a Swedish academy suggests that dental health and childhood obesity may have several connecting factors. Focusing on Dental Health May Fight Childhood Obesity According to a… Read More

Categories: Dental Health, General Oral Health

Here’s How to Help Your Dental Pain & Embarrassment

Posted By: Dr. Lordo, on November 10, 2017

It’s been widely accepted that routine dental exams and cleanings have a significant impact on our long-term dental (and overall) health. But for many of us, dental pain or embarrassment is preventing that critical care from taking place. A recent study published by the University of Michigan’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation illuminates some concerning trends… Read More

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Here’s How to Keep Your Kids’ Teeth Healthy on Halloween

Posted By: Dr. Lordo, on October 17, 2017

It’s easy to notice that Halloween is just around the corner. Tiny ghosts and superheroes will soon be trotting down the sidewalks, looking for all the best trick-or-treat houses. It’s an exciting time of the year for them, and our kids will need some help keeping their teeth healthy along the way. All of those… Read More

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Should I Get Metal or Composite Dental Fillings?

Posted By: Dr. Lordo, on August 29, 2017

Even with excellent dental hygiene and regular dentist visits, cavities can still develop in our teeth. In fact, a report released by the Centers for Disease Control in 2015 states that about 91 percent of Americans between the ages of 20 and 64 had dental caries (cavities) in permanent teeth in 2011-2012, with 96 percent… Read More

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