Nausea Effects on Oral Health | Downingtown Dentistry

Nausea Effects on Oral Health

Nausea Effects on Oral Health Feeling nauseated is never a pleasant experience, but it’s unavoidable in some cases. A stomach bug, eating something that doesn’t agree with you, or another type of virus can all cause nausea. During and after the unpleasant experience, it’s important to know how nausea can impact your oral health, as…

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Dental Care Guide Back to School Edition | Downingtown Family Dentistry

Dental Care Guide: Back-to-School Edition

Dental Care Guide: Back-to-School Edition It’s that time of year again! Back to school means back to busy schedules, which means it’s easy to lose track of things like dental check-ups and packing healthy snacks for the kids. But we get it! Back to school is stressful enough, so let us help you take a…

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How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush | Downingtown Family Dentistry

How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush? I want you to think for a minute…when was the last time you replaced your toothbrush? We throw out expired foods and replace old or used up cosmetic products, but when it comes to our dental hygiene, it seems to get forgotten and ends up not making it…

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What Not To Do If You Have a Toothache | Downingtown Dentistry

What Not To Do If You Have a Toothache

What Not To Do If You Have a Toothache A toothache is your body’s way of telling you something is wrong in your mouth. There is no convenient time or place to get a toothache, but we always try to see our patients with a toothache as soon as possible. But chances are you won’t be…

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Make the Most of Your Teeth Whitening | Downingtown Dentistry

Make the Most of Your Teeth Whitening

Make the Most of Your Teeth Whitening Teeth whitening is a fantastic investment in the appearance of your smile. White teeth are associated with youth and health and can make a big difference in your self-esteem. If you’re going to put time and money into getting whiter teeth, make sure you make the most of it…

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The Importance of Caring for Baby Teeth | Downingtown Family Dentistry

The Importance of Caring for Baby Teeth

The Importance of Caring for Baby Teeth There is nothing as charming and precious as a child’s happy smile. Unfortunately, we find that some parents and caregivers think of baby teeth (also known as milk teeth) as disposable. Their logic seems to be, if kids are going to lose their teeth soon anyway, it’s okay for…

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I Brush My Teeth Twice A Day Why Do I Still Get Cavities | Downingtown Dentistry

“I Brush My Teeth Twice a Day… Why Do I Still Get Cavities?”

“I Brush My Teeth Twice a Day… Why Do I Still Get Cavities?” Over the course of this pandemic, I think we’ve all been trying to form a few better habits while at home. Whether that be eating healthier, working out more, self-reflecting or practicing better dental hygiene. However it seems that some people are…

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3 Misconceptions About Flossing | Downingtown Dentistry

3 Common Misconception About Flossing

3 Common Misconceptions About Flossing We know it can be difficult to get in the habit of flossing regularly. After all, your mouth can feel pretty fresh after just brushing, enough to fool you into thinking it’s totally clean and safe from tooth decay or gum disease. But flossing regularly is the only way to make sure…

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teaching kids good oral health | Downingtown Family Dentistry

Top Parenting Hacks to Raising Kids with Good Oral Habits

Top Parenting Hacks to Raising Kids with Good Oral Habits Raising kids to have good oral habits can feel like an uphill battle, especially when you can’t seem to get your children to follow a healthy brushing routine. But you can make your life easier by creating and sticking to a dental schedule for your…

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dental symptoms not to ignore | Downingtown Family Dentistry

Three Dental Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Three Dental Symptoms You Should Never Ignore Your mouth has many ways of letting you know that something has changed or may be wrong. Nevertheless, when we ask patients whether anything is bothering them about their smile, we find out they’ve been dealing with symptoms for a while! If you have any of the symptoms described…

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