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3 Reasons Summer is Perfect for Dental Implants

June 14, 2021

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Woman enjoying summer with dental implantsAfter the loss of your first tooth, you probably never expected your life to change so much. If you’re like many people with missing teeth, you probably feel embarrassed by your smile, but your confidence isn’t the only thing that has suffered. Your quality of life might have also declined as you deal with oral health issues and dietary restrictions. What if you could turn back the clock to enjoy a complete smile again? If you’ve been waiting for the perfect opportunity to replace your teeth with dental implants, this is it! Here are 3 reasons why summer is a great time to rebuild your smile.

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5 Tips for Eating with Dentures This Summer

April 29, 2021

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elderly couple eating with dentures outside

You and your loved ones have all been fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and you just got a brand-new set of dentures after dealing with tooth loss for some time. So, you couldn’t be more excited to spend time with your family and friends at outdoor barbecues and pool parties this summer. When it comes to eating with dentures, though, there are certain precautions you should take. Here are five tips to help you enjoy all of your favorite summer foods with dentures.

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3 Dental Health Problems That Seasonal Allergies Can Cause

March 13, 2021

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woman blowing her nose

The beginning of spring is just around the corner. You would be ecstatic about the warmer weather if it didn’t signal weeks of sneezing and sniffling in the near future. What you might not know is that a runny nose is more than just an inconvenience; because seasonal allergies and dental health are closely linked, you might also face problems in your mouth. Read on to learn how allergies can threaten your oral health and what you can do to combat these issues.

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How You Can Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease by Taking Care of Your Smile

February 3, 2021

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woman flossing to prevent gum disease during American Heart Month

As you take time this February to appreciate your sweetheart, don’t forget to take care of your own heart! In addition to being the month of love, February is also American Heart Month. This observance was created to bring awareness to heart disease – the leading cause of death in the United States. One way to reduce your risk of heart disease is by taking care of your oral health. Dental issues, especially gum disease, can negatively impact heart health. Read on to learn about this connection and how you can lower your risk.

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4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Child’s Dental Insurance

November 2, 2020

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little boy smiling at a children’s dentist

Does your dental insurance plan also cover your child’s dental care? Maximizing the coverage that they have is a great way to not only save money, but ensure their budding smile remains healthy as they grow. Although dental insurance might seem confusing at first, having a basic understanding of how it works can help you make the best decisions for your whole family. Here are four simple tips from a children’s dentist on making the most of your dental insurance and keeping your little one’s smile healthy and bright as we head into the new year.

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3 Ways to Prevent Cavities This Halloween

October 30, 2020

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Kids trick or treating

Halloween is almost here! Now that your kids finally have their costumes put together and you have some scary movies that you are ready to watch, it’s hard not to feel in a spooky spirit. However, one scary thing you don’t want to encounter this Halloween is tooth decay. This seems hard to do with so much delicious sugary candy sitting around, but by taking a few steps, you and your family can go another year without needing fillings. Continue reading because your children’s dentist shares more about cavity prevention during Halloween.

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9 Common At-Home Teeth Cleaning Mistakes to Avoid

September 27, 2020

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Woman making teeth cleaning mistakes while brushing

It’s common knowledge that brushing and flossing your teeth every day is essential for preventing cavities and keeping your smile sparkling. However, a lot more than that goes into maintaining great oral health. In fact, even if you brush and floss every day, you may be making simple errors that are damaging your teeth and gums. Here are the ninemost common teeth cleaning mistakes and a few simple yet effective dental tips to avoid them.

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Does My Child Need to Floss?

August 18, 2020

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Child flossing

Your child brushes their teeth every night, but at what age should they be flossing? The truth is that even baby teeth need to be flossed in order to prevent tooth decay and establish a good oral hygiene routine. Continue reading to learn from your children’s dentist in Shepherdsville about the best time for children to start flossing and why it is so important for them to keep it in their dental hygiene routine every day.

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Cavities Start Early—Here’s How to Protect Your Child’s Smile

July 7, 2020

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Boy without cavities smiles after visiting Shepherdsville children's dentistTooth decay is the number one most common chronic childhood illness. Unfortunately, there are a wide variety of factors in your son or daughter’s life that put them at a higher risk of cavities than you may think. However, many parents wonder just how important great oral health is early in life since baby teeth will eventually fall out anyway. Here’s what your Shepherdsville children’s dentist wants you to know about the connection between tooth decay, primary teeth, and your son or daughter’s long-term oral health.

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A Whole New World: Dental Appointments During COVID-19

May 12, 2020

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Patient receiving care from dentist during COVID-19The COVID-19 pandemic has restructured the way that many people are living their lives. Social distancing and quarantining have become routine to a large percentage of the population. As dental practices begin to open back up, they too have to take action to maintain completely safe conditions for their patients. Fortunately, dentists and their teams are going the extra mile and putting protocols in place to create completely sterile appointments from beginning to end. The next time you see your Shepherdsville dentist during COVID-19, you can expect to see quite a few changes.

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