5 Oral Health Travel Tips for Kids

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You round up your kids and reveal the surprise you’ve been planning for months:it’s time for a vacation! Then pack up, head to the airport and make your way to your family’s dream destination. You pull up at the hotel and make yourselves at home. But it’s been along day of travel and everyone is… Read more »

Not Just a Toothache: 5 Signs You Have a Cavity

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  Even if you’ve had a cavity before, you might not know how to tell when one appears in your mouth.  However, waiting till your next regularly scheduled cleaning to talk to your dentist about a possible cavity may do you more harm than good.  Below we share 5 tips to help you know when… Read more »

7 Foods to Avoid this Holiday Season

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Have you ever sung the song “All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth”? Your dentist might want you to change the title to something like”All I Want for Christmas Is Healthy Teeth.” But with so many unhealthy foods so readily available during the holiday season, it’s easy to forget about your dental… Read more »

At-Home vs. Professional Teeth Whitening Options

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You may notice, your teeth may not be as white as they used to be.  Natural wear and tear will cause the protective coating to break down as you age and can cause your teeth to look duller and yellower. Your diet also plays a role in your teeth’s color. Acidic foods and drinks (like… Read more »

A Users Guide to Bridges, Implants, and Dentures

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Should You Choose Bridges, Implants, or Dentures? Missing a permanent tooth? Not to worry!  There are many common causes for permanent tooth loss.  Often it’s associated with poor oral health but sometimes it’s as simple as a wild puck on the ice!  Ouch!  Whatever the cause, dental technology has created a variety of options to… Read more »

Pretty in Pink: The Basics of Healthy Gums

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  Why Care For Your Gums? A beautiful smile includes more than healthy teeth and a sparkle in your eye!  Your gums are also on display when you talk, laugh or flash your pearly whites.  Gums are the tissue that surround and support your teeth.  When healthy, they will look pink and firm and cover… Read more »

Calming Fears & Anxiety

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The trigger might be anything… an assistant  wearing scrubs and a hygienic mask…the smell of sterile latex gloves…the sound of a spinning drill… If the idea of visiting the dentist makes you break out in a sweat you are one of the many who suffer from dental anxiety.  At Advanced Family Dental Care, we believe no one… Read more »

Caring for Your Baby’s Smile

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A new baby introduces hundreds of sweet joys and curious questions to your life. From little toes to tiny teeth, the prospect of caring for your infant’s health can seem overwhelming.  We’re here to help!  In this post, we answer five of major questions about your baby’s oral health. 1. Do you need to clean… Read more »