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Why It Can be Risky Using Store-Bought Teeth Whiteners

September 1, 2021

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woman trying at-home teeth whitening

You would be hard pressed to find a person who doesn’t desire to have a set of brightly gleaming white teeth. After all, the condition of your smile can make a lasting impression on the people you meet. To achieve a more attractive appearance, many people are turning to store-bought teeth whiteners. If misused, these products can pose some problems. Continue reading to learn about the possible dangers of generic teeth whitening and discover a better way to lift stubborn stains.

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Parts of the Mouth and Their Roles

August 14, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_strohman @ 8:05 pm

Man at dentist looking at parts of mouthBesides brushing and flossing, you likely don’t think about your mouth very often. Although you might believe your teeth, gums, and tongue are all that’s included in your mouth, your oral cavity is pretty complex. As the “gateway to your body,” it allows you to digest food, speak, eat, and even breathe. Here are some interesting facts about the various parts of the mouth and their roles.

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How Your Dentist Can Fix Small Teeth

June 14, 2021

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young man with small teeth smiling in front of a blue background

Maybe you’re lucky enough to have white and straight teeth, but something about your smile still looks “off.” One reason might be the size of your teeth. Short or small teeth are often not considered conventionally attractive; they may make your smile appear imbalanced. Fortunately, you don’t have to live with small teeth forever. Your cosmetic dentist has ways of helping you even out the size of your teeth and smile with complete confidence!

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4 Things to Mention During Your Dental Checkup

May 11, 2021

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Man at dentist for a dental checkupBesides your toothbrush and floss, your dentist is an invaluable asset to the health of your smile. The American Dental Association recommends visiting your dentist at least twice a year for a cleaning and checkup to maintain optimal oral health. During your time in the dental chair, it’s your opportunity to give your dentist pertinent information to create a personalized strategy to keep your teeth and gums healthy. Here are 4 things to mention during your next dental checkup.

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3 Budget-Friendly Ways to Achieve the Smile of Your Dreams

April 20, 2021

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woman with cosmetic dentist in Wichita Falls

You’re eager to achieve your dream appearance, and you’re well aware of the many benefits that await you. The only potential barrier is that you’re on a budget. Thus, you’re looking for alternative methods to pay for any treatments you may need. Continue reading to learn about 3 cost-effective ways to have your smile upgraded by a cosmetic dentist in Wichita Falls.

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Does Alcohol Increase Your Risk for Gum Disease?

March 4, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_strohman @ 12:23 am
Men drinking beer together

Many of us like to meet up with friends or family on the weekend for a drink or two after successfully completing a long week of hard work. Having an alcoholic beverage or two usually doesn’t hurt too bad, but if you are drinking a lot on the regular, you could suffer from consequences. Heavy drinking increases your risk of cirrhosis of the liver, heart disease, and anemia, as well as contributing to periodontal disease. Continue reading to learn more about how alcohol contributes to gum disease and how much is too much.

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How Chronic Stress Affects Your Oral Health

February 17, 2021

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Woman experiencing chronic stress

Do you struggle with chronic stress? There are many reasons why this may be the case. Maybe you are particularly busy at work, your kids have a lot of stuff going on, or you are dealing with another situation that has you on edge. Either way, it is difficult not to feel anxious from time to time. Unfortunately, stress can have a negative effect on your oral health. The good news is that that you can take steps to reduce your stress and keep your smile healthy. Continue reading to learn more from a dentist in Wichita Falls.

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Medical Problems Causes by Oral Health Issues

January 6, 2021

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Diabetes

When you think about your oral hygiene, you are probably just thinking about the health of your smile. However, your overall health and oral health have much more in common than you may think. The truth is that there are some serious health issues that can be linked to poor dental health. Fortunately, by scheduling regular dental cleanings in Wichita Falls, you can prevent all sorts of problems later on. Read on to learn about some of the different health issues you could be avoiding in the future.

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How Smoking and Dry Mouth Affect Your Oral Health

December 6, 2020

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Man smoking a cigarette

Smoking is a habit that is harmful for nearly every single part of your entire body. It is the leading preventable cause of early disease and death in the United States. Quitting is very difficult to do, but it provides so many benefits, like preventing gum disease. Smoking tobacco leads to dry mouth which creates the perfect environment for bacterial growth. Continue reading to learn more about dry mouth and what you can do to prevent it.

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The Dangers of Chewing on Ice

November 7, 2020

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Woman chewing on ice

When you finish your soda, iced tea, or other cold beverage, do you like to munch down on the ice that is left in your cup? This is a common habit that people have, plus it seems to be a great way to cool down when you are feeling warm. However, it isn’t usually the best idea because it can harm your smile. Continue reading to learn about the negative consequences of chewing on ice and some alternative things to do instead.

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