Helpful Articles From Our Laramie Dentists
Curious about how to keep your teeth and mouth happy? Need some quick information? Our dentists in Laramie have put together some great articles on everything from children’s dental health to preventing periodontal disease and more! We want to help all of our clients have lasting oral health so that they can enjoy life to its fullest.
Night Guards For Teeth Grinding
HAVE YOU EVER woken up with a sore jaw, tooth pain, or a headache? These are common symptoms of sleep bruxism, or teeth-grinding. The American Dental Association estimates that 10-15 percent of adults struggle with sleep bruxism, and children can experience it too.
How Diabetes Affects Oral Health
THE AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION estimates that 23.1 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes (whether it be type 1, type 2, or gestational). At least another 7 million remain undiagnosed, and that doesn’t include the additional millions who
Chocolate And Your Teeth
UNDER MOST CIRCUMSTANCES, dentists are not fans of candy. The sugar in candy is the favorite food of bacteria that cause tooth decay. However, when it comes to chocolate, certain types may actually be good for oral health! To be clear, this is not a blog post in which we give you a free pass to eat all the chocolate you want. Only certain types of chocolate
Build Mouth-Healthy Habits For Your Kids
AS PARENTS OF SMALL CHILDREN, you probably feel like you barely have time to take proper care of your own teeth most days, so wrestling your kids into the bathroom to brush their teeth too can seem close to impossible. Parenting will always have its struggles, but this is one we can help you out with.
Our Favorite Smile-Friendly Snacks
EVERYONE KNOWS that snack time is one of the best times of the day! Getting a tasty treat in the middle of the workday or grabbing a snack after school can be just the pick-me-up you need to tackle the rest of your day with a smile. But before you reach for the chips or chocolates, we have a few smile-friendly suggestions! Today we want to share our team’s favorite
Oral Health & Weight Loss Go Hand In Hand
A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE is the best prevention for illness and chronic disease. It can also be just as effective as any medicine a doctor could prescribe. Whether you’re trying to lose weight, or simply live more healthily, the good choices you’re making not only do wonders for your body and overall health, but they also have a beneficial impact on your
The Battle Inside Our Mouths
EVERY DAY INSIDE YOUR MOUTH, there is an epic battle of good versus evil being waged over the ultimate prize: your teeth! And guess what… only YOU can protect them from the destructive forces that seek to harm them.
THE GOOD GUYS AND BAD GUYS
Because tooth enamel is the hardest
Common Misconceptions About Gum Disease
WE BELIEVE the more educated our patients are about dental health issues, the better they’ll be able to prevent them. We often warn of periodontal disease and the detrimental effects it has on the mouth and body. But there are also many common misconceptions about gum disease
How Pregnancy Affects Your Oral Health
PREGNANCY AFFECTS NEARLY every aspect of your life–your lifestyle, your diet, your health, and much more! Your mouth is no exception to the changes your body may experience during pregnancy. During this special time, you’ll need to pay particular attention to your oral health for both your sake and your growing baby’s.
Say Hello To Our Awesome Dental Assistant, Bethany!
Sometimes we’re guilty of assuming too much, right? We recently realized that we’ve probably wrongly assumed that ALL of you—our valued patients—know Bethany as well as we do! That’s probably not the case. So, we hope you enjoy this interview that we did with Bethany to help you get to know her better.
Protect Your Teeth This Cold And Flu Season
THE LAST THING YOU WANT to worry about when you’re sick is your dental health. Unfortunately, your teeth can be extra vulnerable when cold and flu season strikes. If you find yourself under the weather, read on for helpful tips on protecting your mouth! You know that feeling when your nose is so stuffy you can’t breathe out of it
Are Your Teeth Sensitive? Here’s Why
DO YOU EVER cringe when you watch someone bite into ice cream? Are you sometimes fearful of that first sip of hot soup or drink of tea? You’re not alone. Tooth sensitivity is one of the most common complaints we hear about! On the outside of each tooth is a protective layer of enamel. Over time, the enamel can wear away
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