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Category: Dental Health

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

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

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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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Should I Avoid Giving Fruit Juice To My Baby?

Posted By: Dr. Lordo, on June 13, 2017

For those of us with children or grandchildren, we just want what’s best for them. Juice can be a good source of nutrients for growing kids, but it also carries the risk of negatively affecting their oral health. Making the right decision for your child’s needs isn’t easy, especially with the array of choices at… Read More

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Why Dentures May be Right For You

Posted By: Dr. Lordo, on September 30, 2016

In the past, dentures were a visible sign of aging—they could be obvious, and their lack of comfort was a regular reminder of their presence. But advances in dentistry have made them more discreet, more comfortable, and most importantly, more effective. If you have multiple missing or damaged teeth, but have been reluctant to consider… Read More

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How to Teach your Child Great Dental Habits

Posted By: Dr. Lordo, on May 17, 2016

Raising kids can be both and exciting and challenging at times; they look up to you, watch what you do and learn from you, so it is important you practice smart habits that they will adopt. One of those smart habits is how you care for your teeth. You want your kids to see you… Read More

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6 Causes of Your Tooth Pain

Posted By: Dr. Lordo, on March 21, 2016

If you have ever experienced tooth pain, you know just how awful it can be. You may be wondering to yourself, “Why does my tooth hurt?” There are several different factors that can cause tooth pain, and we are going to cover those for you today. What are the reasons my tooth could be hurting?… Read More

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