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Cavities, the Enemy of Oral Health

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Brushing your teeth is something that you do every day. It’s something that, hopefully, you don’t think twice about. But, the importance of brushing your teeth cannot be overstated—it’s one of our most important tactics in the war against cavities and tooth decay. Cavities are the enemy, they are painful, they are annoying, they cause greater problems if left unchecked, …

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Tips for a Burned Mouth or Tongue

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It’s happened to the best of us at one time or another: We know that we should probably wait for that hot pizza to cool down before taking a bite, but it just looks so good. Next thing you know – yow! The result is searing pain from a burned tongue, a burned mouth, and sometimes even burned gums. The …

New Office Hours!

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Loch Dental has changed their hours! We will be open from 9 am – 6 pm Monday to Thursday and 8 am – 1 pm on Fridays. Make an appointment today by calling (315) 781-9040.

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Hypertension and Your Mouth

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Hypertension (high blood pressure) is a common medical condition where the force of the blood against the artery walls is too high and is caused by several different factors including diet and stress. It is treated and managed by diet and medications in most cases. Do you know that hypertension and your mouth are connected? Informing your dentist of your medications can …

Oral Health Asthma

Oral Health and Asthma

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At Loch Dental, we want to highlight that May is Asthma Awareness Month. With over 20 million Americans diagnosed with Asthma, dentists are frequently seeing more and more oral health issues caused by asthma. How is my oral health affected by asthma? Adults and children that are asthmatic often see a correlation between their oral health and asthma. Breathing through …

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Oral Health and Aging

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As we get older, there are many concerns to keeping up ones health, including their oral health. Ensuring that your teeth exist as long as you do is possible with proper oral care such as brushing, using fluoride toothpaste, and flossing, also keeping up with regular dental visits for cleanings and checkups. Dentures, health conditions, and medications are common issues …

Warning Signs of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

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Impacted Wisdom Teeth Deep in the back of your mouth are your third molars, more commonly known as your wisdom teeth. Your wisdom teeth can often be a source of pain and discomfort when they start to appear and those troublesome wisdom teeth are referred to as impacted wisdom teeth. Not everybody struggles with impacted wisdom teeth but many experts …

Teeth And Your Children

Teeth and Your Children

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One common question is, “when do you recommend bringing your children to the dentist?” The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends bringing your children to the dentist before their first birthday. At their first visit the dentist will check your child’s incoming teeth for early development problems and decay. If your child has any potential problem, or you are a …