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Detergent Foods Maintain a Healthy Smile

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There are foods that aren’t only just healthy for you in terms of the nutrients that they provide for mental acuity, muscle development, and energy—they are good for your teeth too! It’s not just old wive’s tales that certain foods can actually help improve your smile and preserve your enamel. These foods are detergents. Not the stuff you put in …

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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 …

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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 …

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 …

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Are Healthy Habits Damaging Your Oral Health?

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You usually hear about those little quirky things that people do to improve their overall health. Things like eating more to weigh less, seems odd right? How about the one where listening to music can boost your brain power or calling your mother can help reduce stress. There are unique ways people go about maintaining a healthy lifestyle but we …

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Denture Care

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Denture care is not only important for the health of your dentures, but it is also important for the health of your mouth. Taking the proper steps to ensure that your dentures are clean will help them last longer and keep your face smiling. Also with proper care and regular dental checkups, your dentures will be a healthy, natural part of …

Teeth And Your Children

Toothbrushing Games for Toddlers and Preschoolers

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Chances are if you have a young child at home, you’re getting into the habit of regular daily toothbrushing and oral care. Some children take well to this new change, and others require a bit more persuasion. Try these toothbrushing games and tips for making your routine a bit easier. Give Them a Choice Instead of using the same toothbrush …

Tooth Sensitivity

Causes of Tooth Sensitivity – Loch Dental

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Are you suffering from tooth sensitivity? Below are a list of frequent causes and solutions that may be the culprit. You brush too hard. Sometimes tooth sensitivity comes from brushing with too much force or with too hard-bristled a toothbrush. Over time, you can wear down the protective layers of your teeth and expose the microscopic hollow tubes or canals …

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Can Strawberries Whiten Teeth?

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The answer is YES! We all seem to want whiter teeth. Teeth cannot seem to get white enough for us most of the time. There is a great, big market out there for whitening strips and dental procedures which promise a more alabaster smile. Some of the procedures and strips are successful at providing an ivory grin. But: Whitening strips …