• The Right Time for Your Child’s First Dental Visit

    Posted on February 12, 2020

    When should your child visit the dentist for the first time? All things considered, the earlier the better. Studies have shown that visiting the dentist at an early age (around 1-2 years old), followed by regular dental visits, is positively correlated with lifelong oral health. Teeth and gum health is important for young children. How […]

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  • Gum Disease and…Pregnancy Complications? What the Latest Research Shows

    Posted on January 8, 2020

    Let’s do a quick pop quiz on the link between oral health and overall health. What are the benefits of regularly taking care of your teeth and gums? Better chance of avoiding sickness Decreased odds for diabetes, heart disease, and other diseases Helps in avoiding pregnancy complications A high-five from an impressed Dr. Dental dentist […]

  • How Dental Care Affects the Whole Body

    Posted on December 2, 2019

    How important is dental care for overall health? Probably more critical than you think. Many serious diseases and ailments are linked to poor dental care, including: Diabetes Lung and respiratory issues Arthritis, lupus, and other auto-immune disorders Cardiovascular disease Researchers think that the link between dental care and health is related to bacteria entering the […]

  • Take a Deep Breath, Relax, and…Smile! Ways to Reduce Dental Anxiety

    Posted on October 17, 2019

    Take a Deep Breath, Relax, and…Smile! Ways to Reduce Dental Anxiety Are you or a family member apprehensive about your next dental visit? Well, we have some good news and some better news. Good news first: you’re not alone. More than 10% of Americans have either delayed or canceled an upcoming appointment due to dental […]

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  • At-Home Dental Care Tips

    Posted on October 17, 2019

    Your dentists can’t take care of you and your family 24/7. At some point, you have to practice solid dental care habits at home to maintain healthy teeth and gums – the more consistent and disciplined the habits, the better. Two of the most common questions we receive at Dr. Dental are: What can I […]

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  • How to Prevent the 5 Most Common Childhood Dental Problems

    Posted on September 23, 2019

    What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the phrase “common childhood dental problems?” Cavities probably top the list – and for a good reason. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 20% of children ages 5 to 11 years old have at least one cavity.  But […]

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  • How Your Oral and Dental Health Change as You Get Older

    Posted on August 5, 2019

    Aging gracefully – it’s certainly a hot topic in the medical community, on health blogs, in lifestyle forums, and practically everywhere else. If there’s one common link among adults and soon-to-be senior citizens, it’s the universal desire to stay gold well into the golden years. From muscles to joints to the skin and a hundred […]

    How Your Oral and Dental Health Change as You Get Older

  • The Importance of Oral Health – How to Decrease Your Risk of Mouth and Throat Cancer

    Posted on May 10, 2019

    Did you know that April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month? Oral cancer is a surprisingly common disease; more than 50,000 new cases of oral cancer are diagnosed in the United States. Oral cancer may not receive the publicity and awareness of other cancers and diseases, but it should. Consider this: about 25 Americans die every […]

    The Importance of Oral Health – How to Decrease Your Risk of Mouth and Throat Cancer

  • Everything to Know About Root Canal Therapy (Infographic)

    Posted on November 28, 2018

    Root canal therapy – are there three scarier words in the entire universe of dental terms? While a root canal usually strikes fear into many patients, the procedure is actually more common – and much safer – than you might think. Share this Image On Your Site </p><br /> <p><strong>Please include attribution to mydrdental.com with […]

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  • How Dental Health is Essential to our Overall Health

    Posted on December 12, 2016

    If you wanted to know how healthy you really are, what would be the best way to get an instantaneous, accurate, on-point and up-to-date health assessment? Step on a scale? Get an EKG? How about a detailed nutritional analysis or blood lab test results? While all of these methods can provide insight on your overall […]

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