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One Day Crown Visit

Don’t let this be your experience! We offer one day crown visits.  No temporary.  No two weeks of waiting. #DavidLetterman #DentalHumor #SmileBig https://www.edwardsfamilydental.com/treatments/dental-crowns/

Why is a healthy diet important for my oral health?

Every time you eat or drink anything sugary, your teeth are under acid attack for up to one hour.    The sugar in foods and drinks react with the bacteria in plaque and produce harmful acids that affect your teeth.  The acid wears away the enamel, and will leave the dentin uncovered. This is called ‘dental erosion’ and can leave teeth very…

Foods to Avoid with Braces

Foods to Avoid with Braces This is a list of foods and other items that have the potential to damage your orthodontic appliances and slow down your treatment time.  It is always important to be cautious and care for your braces so that your final smile can be revealed as soon and as beautifully as possible. Foods High in Sugar…

Celebrity Dental Makeovers!

Dentistry makes a difference!  Familiar Faces Wearing Braces A dental makeover may be easier than you think,  and  it can have a huge impact on a persons confidence and smile.   Sometimes a simple bonding or whitening procedure can make a huge difference in a person’s appearance.   If you ever considered changing your smile, talk to  your dentist to see what they can…

Are you at Risk for Cavities?

We have recently seen an increase in decay in all ages especially young children.   There are many things that put a person at risk for cavities.  Some of them include: previous cavities dry mouth sugary drinks throughout the day snacking on sticky or sugary foods poor oral hygiene change in medication sipping on coffee throughout the day drinking soda…

February is Dental Health Month!

Here is a great tooth brushing chart to try with your kids! It’s fun to turn tooth brushing into challenge. There can be a prize for filling the whole chart! Kids also like to use stickers to fill the chart instead of a simple check mark. Have fun giving it a try! Its also a great to discuss with your…

Scary Statistics About Oral Cancer

These areas should be self-checked regularly.   If you develop a bump or sore that does not go away within 2 weeks, you should visit your dentist. Scary, but true: Close to 43,250 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year. It will cause over 8,000 deaths, killing roughly 1 person per hour, 24 hours per day. Of…

Things that Make You Go Hmmm…

Things that make you go hmmmm….. The average human produces 25,000 quarts of saliva in a lifetime. That is enough spit to fill 2 swimming pools! Sunscreen anyone? 38.5 = the total days an average American spends brushing teeth over a lifetime. 73% of Americans would rather go grocery shopping than floss. Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept…

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