Non-mint toothpaste Do you have an aversion to mint toothpaste? Many adults experience this same trouble in trying to find a different flavor that they can enjoy. If you have an aversion to the taste of mint, then it is best that you try ones that have a different flavor. Hopefully, they will be useful [...]
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You deserve to feel confident every time you smile. Your own positive perception of your smile is important to your self-esteem and the way you see yourself. In New Albany, Ohio, experienced cosmetic dentist Dr. Jeffrey L. Angart can rejuvenate your entire smile at once, in a smile makeover. To schedule a consultation, please call [...]
Sports drinks are typically the first thing people reach for when working out at the gym. But these drinks may be doing more harm than good. Here are 4 things to consider when filling up that drink container. 1. SUGAR OVERLOAD Because several sports drinks contain high quantities of added sugar or sweetener, people are [...]
Commit to brushing your teeth for two full minutes, twice a day. Sounds easy, right? But most adults don't come close to brushing for the full 120 seconds that dentists recommend. Try timing yourself tonight and see how two minutes stacks up to your regular brushing routine. A resolution to brush for two minutes, twice a [...]
They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. That's especially true with oral health. The amount of time and attention that we devote to preventive care goes a long way toward helping to keep our mouths healthy and minimizing our dental costs. But are you really doing all that you [...]
It’s painful to drink a cold beverage or eat your favorite ice cream. You even struggle with the simple act of brushing your teeth with cold water. Every dentist and dental hygienist across the nation knows the answer: Fluoride. When it comes to research, the evidence is showing time and time again that fluoride [...]
How much do you know about vaping and tobacco? Get in your car and drive into town and pay close attention to the cars around you. If you see a billowing cloud of smoke rolling from within the car, you have found a “vaper” or e-cigarette user. I am amazed at the amount of [...]
Dental Implants Thanks to advancements in technology, there are permanent solutions to tooth loss that cold make you forget somethings gone missing. Materials Made of biologically compatible titanium, dental implants are artificial roots that take the shape of a rounded or fluted screw. They provide the foundation for crowns and affixed dental bridges, and can [...]
How can you protect your tooth enamel? There are several simple steps you can take to protect your precious enamel from further wear, starting right now: Reduce how much acid your teeth are exposed to: Try to limit the number of times you consume acidic food and drink, such as acidic fruit or sodas, [...]
Research shows some alarming statistics concerning periodontal disease. According to the World Health Organization, approximately 50 to 90% of adults worldwide have gingivitis. Half of Americans aged 30 or older have periodontitis, the more advanced form of periodontal disease. THE CAUSES & SYMPTOMS Periodontal disease is an inflammatory disease that affects the soft and [...]