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Does My Dentist Know That I Don’t Brush My Teeth? 
added on: November 25, 2020

We’ve all been there — sitting in the dentist’s chair, feeling a little bit guilty about our brushing habits (or lack thereof), and worrying about what our dentist is about to say. But is there anything to actually worry about? Can your dentist in Grove City really tell if you… Read More…


Diabetes & Oral Health
added on: November 18, 2020

November is Diabetes Awareness Month and strives to raise awareness of a chronic disease that affects nearly 30 million Americans. But what does this have to do with your dentist in Grove City? Well, the truth is, there is a strong connection between oral health and diabetes, and it’s ever… Read More…


Whole-Body Benefits of Good Oral Health
added on: October 29, 2020

You may have heard the saying that the eyes are the window to the soul. While that may be true, your dentist in Grove City wants you to know that the mouth is in fact the window to overall health. Years of research continues to show just how important oral… Read More…


October is National Dental Hygiene Month
added on: October 19, 2020

Every October, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and Colgate sponsor a month-long celebration for dental hygienists around the country. Dental hygienists are crucial members of your healthcare team and are responsible for keeping patients’ mouths (and bodies) healthy. This year, the theme for National Dental Hygiene Month is Faces of… Read More…


How Cancer Treatment Affects Your Mouth 
added on: September 29, 2020

As we head into the month of October, we tend to see pink ribbons everywhere in support of breast cancer research and breast cancer patients. Cancer is one of those scary words nobody wants to hear, and it can cause feelings of uncertainness and weariness of what treatment will bring…. Read More…


How to Fix a Gummy Smile
added on: September 22, 2020

Having a gummy smile can affect someone’s self-confidence, and if you’re someone who sees more gum tissue than teeth when smiling or talking, you may know exactly what we’re talking about. In fact, it’s not uncommon for your dentist in Grove City to hear patients say they’re embarrassed by their… Read More…


Why Do Our Teeth Fall Out? 
added on: August 28, 2020

There’s a myth out there that says we’re almost guaranteed to lose some of our teeth as we get older. But a study by the American Dental Association says otherwise. In fact, more adults are keeping more of their natural teeth longer now than ever before. But that doesn’t ultimately… Read More…


Is Getting a Root Canal Really That Bad?
added on: August 25, 2020

When someone tells you that they need to have a root canal, do you immediately grimace and start thanking your lucky stars that it’s not happening to you? You’re not alone. Many people who hear the words “root” and “canal” together shudder in fear. After all, this dental treatment doesn’t… Read More…


Top 4 Things That May Explain Your Discolored Teeth
added on: July 29, 2020
woman hides her smile with her hat

Does your smile appear dull, dingy, and discolored? You’re not alone. In fact, Americans spend over a billion dollars on smile whitening products every year because they’re unhappy with the color of their teeth. But what if we could better understand what’s causing the discoloration in the first place and,… Read More…


What Causes Receding Gums?
added on: July 21, 2020
woman with gum pain

If you have gum pain, swollen gums, or increased tooth sensitivity, particularly along the gum line, you may be experiencing gum recession. This oral health problem can lead to other issues down the road, including increased tooth decay, sensitive teeth, and even tooth loss. So what exactly causes receding gums,… Read More…


Does Drinking Water Benefit Oral Health?
added on: June 25, 2020
woman drinking glass of water

Everyone knows that it’s important to drink plenty of water every day to keep our bodies well hydrated. In fact, this small step of drinking enough water can greatly benefit overall health. Proper hydration is important to help organs function properly, help fight off infections, and may even assist with… Read More…


Why Men Are at Increased Risk for Oral Health Problems
added on: June 17, 2020
young man relaxing

Every June is recognized as Men’s Health Month and strives to bring awareness to just how important it is for men to keep up with doctor appointments, physicals, and routine procedures based on age. It’s also a time for your dentist in Grove City to encourage all men to seek… Read More…


How to Know If It’s Time to Trash Your Toothbrush
added on: May 29, 2020
toothbrushes

When was the last time you changed your toothbrush? A few months ago, a year ago, too long ago to remember? The truth is, there are a couple of things in life that you should change frequently — the oil in your car, the air filters in your home, and… Read More…


“Why Is My Tongue a Different Color?”
added on: May 21, 2020
closeup of tongue

Usually you’ll find your dentist in Grove City spending most of their time talking about teeth. But today, we’re switching it up a bit and focusing on another important area of oral health — the tongue. This amazing muscle helps us speak, chew, and swallow, but did you know that… Read More…


De-stress and Protect Your Oral Health
added on: April 27, 2020
stressed man holds head in hands

During these times of change and uncertainty, it’s only natural to feel stressed out. After all, we’ve all been thrust into staying at home and figuring out our new, temporary norm. Your dentist in Grove City understands. We’re in this together, and we’d like to help by talking about how… Read More…


Dental Emergencies vs. Non-Emergencies
added on: April 10, 2020
emergency room sign

As of March 18, 2020, the American Dental Association has recommended a nationwide postponement of all elective dental procedures and encouraged dentists to provide emergency services only. But how do you determine the difference between a dental emergency and a non-emergency? The ADA is helping out there, too and released… Read More…


Bad Breath & The Keto Diet
added on: March 25, 2020
Keto diet

One of the most popular weight-loss diets today is the Keto Diet. Many people find it to be effective and watch the pounds drop off. But what does this have to do with dentistry, and why is your dentist in Grove City talking about a weight loss diet? The truth… Read More…


Why Does My Breath Stink?
added on: February 26, 2020
woman with bad breath

Having bad breath is not only embarrassing, but it could also be a sign of a bigger problem. While an odorous mouth is a completely normal side effect of eating something fragrant (garlic, anyone?), your dentist in Grove City wants you to know that chronic bad breath is something that… Read More…


How Can Oral Health Affect Heart Health?
added on: February 12, 2020
heart health month

Every February seems to bring out the love in people, and there are hearts everywhere we look. From heart candy and heart decorations, we’re surrounded by bright, red hearts. But we’re not here to talk about those kinds of hearts. Today, we want to focus on your heart and how… Read More…


All About Sensitive Teeth
added on: January 29, 2020
sensitive

Almost all of us have experienced the annoyance and pain associated with tooth sensitivity. In fact, the Academy of General Dentistry estimates that 40 million American adults have sensitive teeth. That’s quite a lot of people who suffer from those unexpected zings of nerve pain every day. So many, in… Read More…