Pregnancy: Take Care of Your Teeth Too

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Were you aware that pregnancy can affect your teeth? With your hormone levels shifting, your dietary habits may also change. Both of these changes could lead to dental problems developing in your mouth. Today, we will provide advice for those who experience tooth sensitivity, cavities or dry mouth. Tooth Sensitivity During your pregnancy if certain… Read more »

Increase Your Dental Knowledge on Dental Floss

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  Never let your oral hygiene get out of control. Even skipping cleaning routines for a few days can potentially allow plaque build-up to manifest and contribute to dental erosion and tooth decay. Thus, it is important that you’re cleaning your teeth actively every single day. To help keep your teeth clean, use brushing and… Read more »

Your Oral Health Deserves Optimum Care with Composite Fillings

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At Hawkins Family Dentistry located in Belpre, Ohio, Dr. Lori Hawkins and our team are pleased to offer cosmetic, tooth-colored dental fillings for our patients seeking to repair a tooth with cavities. A cavity is a hole that has been created by the degradation of tooth enamel. Our cosmetic, tooth-colored dental fillings can fill the hole… Read more »

Great Smiles Have Great Oral Hygiene

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Great smiles take patience, care, and a commitment to healthy oral hygiene habits daily. Brushing twice daily and flossing daily are an integral part of your oral health. However, they are merely methods of treatment to protect your teeth and gums on the oral battlefield. Additional layers of protection far in advance are just as… Read more »

Your Wisdom Teeth Today

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When your third molars come in, commonly known as the wisdom teeth, they can sit in the back of your mouth and not cause problems. But because of how hard they are to clean, sitting so far back in the mouth, they can easily get cavities and gum disease. And unlike our ancestors who needed the… Read more »

How to Help A Toothache

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If you have ever suffered from a toothache, you know how painful it can be. However, there is help. When a toothache attacks, the best thing to do is to contact your dentist right away. If you choose to find self-help remedies however, there are steps you can take to help reduce the pain until… Read more »