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Can Wearing a Mask Cause Cavities? 
added on: January 29, 2021

Even though 2020 is over and we can start to leave a lot of that crazy year behind us, one thing remains a constant in our everyday lives — face masks. Masks have become commonplace throughout the United States to help minimize the spread of COVID-19 and are seen everywhere… Read More…


4 Things You Can Do To Protect Against Tooth Staining
added on: December 21, 2020

Everyone wants a bright, white smile. But everyday things can take their toll on teeth and cause staining or discoloration. From coffee to wine, to certain medications and beets, it seems that everything we consume can transform our pearly whites into dull, discolored teeth. But, as your dentist in Grove… Read More…


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…


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…


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…


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…