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You may be taking great care of your oral health—or so you think. You brush every day, you floss your teeth, you get your teeth cleaned regularly, so you’ve got it made. But what if your oral hygiene practices were actually harmful? At Anderson and Atkins Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we want you to know how to take care of your mouth correctly, which includes avoiding common mistakes. Below are the top five mistakes most people make when it comes to dental hygiene.
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Mouthguards are an essential part of your uniform if you play contact sports such as football, basketball, lacrosse, or boxing. When you participate in these activities, your front teeth are at risk of breaking or getting knocked out. The soft tissue in your gums, lips, cheeks, and tongue are also at risk of injury if a mouthguard is not worn. They are also necessary if you grind your teeth while sleeping. In fact, nearly 20% of adults and one-third of children in America have bruxism—a conditi...
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As we enter into a season of celebration whether it’s prom, graduations, weddings, or family vacations, you’re sure to take countless photos. In fact, you’ll be in most of them. If you’re nervous about your smile, wishing that your teeth were whiter and brighter, we’re here to help! Don’t spend these special moments shying away from the camera. Instead, use the following tips to recapture a smile you’re proud of.
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Wisdom teeth are the third row of molars that show up in your late teens or early twenties. This extra set of teeth was necessary for our ancestors who ate tough foods like meat, leaves, and roots. Considering the fact that their molars would fall out or get worn down, a new set of teeth was just what our ancestors needed. But over the course of time, the human jawline has adapted to a new diet of softer foods and the advancement of oral hygiene. We don’t need a third set of molars and in fact,...
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You’ve done the hardest part—you scheduled your next dental appointment. Many people tend to avoid the dentist until they experience tooth pain or have a dental issue. But maintaining regular dental check-ups will go a long way to keep your mouth healthy. If you’re new to our practice or it’s been years since your last dentist appointment, we’ll tell you exactly what you can expect from a dental check-up at Anderson & Atkins, DDS. Our goal is to ease your fears and answer your questions so ...
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The idea of "same-day" dentures may be appealing to you. But it’s not quite as simple as the name makes it out to be. Let us show you the details behind same day dentures so you know exactly what to expect. At Anderson & Atkins, DDS we want you to be informed and confident when it comes to making decisions about your teeth. Find out if same day-dentures is the best course of treatment for you.
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Are Christmas cookies a part of your holiday tradition? Do you have an annual day of baking delicious treats with recipes passed down from generations before you? If peppermint bark, chocolate fudge, iced sugar cookies, hot cocoa or spiced cider are just a few of your favorite splurges, then indulge us for a moment.
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Growing up, I remember getting “ulcers” on the inside of my bottom lip fairly often. These shallow sores were often white or yellow in the center with a red outline. I didn’t know much about them or how to treat them. These “ulcers” are actually canker sores and there are several different types and severities.
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You use your toothbrush twice a day every day, but do you give it much thought? Do you browse the toothbrush aisle in the same way you browse for a new pair of shoes? Probably not. In most cases, we grab a toothbrush, use it every day, but don’t consider whether or not it’s effectively cleaning our teeth.
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Believe it or not, there is a right way to brush your teeth! You have been brushing your teeth twice a day for most of your life and you may be doing it wrong. Brushing your teeth the correct way keeps your gums healthier and your mouth cleaner. Today is a new day, so learn the best way to brush your teeth and put it into practice. You’ll be glad you did!
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