Healthy Dental Tips Blog

How to Care for Your Dental Implant

Posted by Therese Vannier, RDA/OMSA on Jun 17, 2016 6:51:02 AM

Dental implants are now a very common treatment option to replace missing teeth among adults. Implants can also be used to help stabilize a denture for comfort and function. According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, 3 million people have implants and that number is growing by 500,000 a year.

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Signs of an Infected Dental Implant

Posted by Therese Vannier, RDA/OMSA on May 10, 2016 12:30:00 PM

shutterstock_138080009.jpgDental implants function just like natural teeth and they can become infected just like natural teeth. They can also become diseased or fail if they are neglected or do not receive regular care from a dental professional.

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Better Dental Visits for Your Autistic Child

Posted by Therese Vannier, RDA/OMSA on Apr 5, 2016 11:08:00 AM


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Top Ten FAQs About Dental Implants

Posted by Therese Vannier, RDA/OMSA on Mar 8, 2016 2:28:00 PM

What is a dental implant?
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Why Some Teeth are Sensitive to Cold Weather

Posted by Therese Vannier, RDA/OMSA on Feb 23, 2016 11:00:00 AM

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6 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Dental Health

Posted by Therese Vannier, RDA/OMSA on Jan 5, 2016 10:17:00 AM

Good oral health is a critical part of overall fitness. The new year is the perfect time to design resolutions for establishing healthy habits. Whether it’s improving toothbrushing habits or completing dental treatment, wellness resolutions are always in season and the benefits of setting goals can be rewarding and motivating. Remember to make resolutions attainable by taking baby steps to achieve them.

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8 Things Your Trick-or-Treater Doesn’t Want You to Know

Posted by Therese Vannier, RDA/OMSA on Oct 20, 2015 10:19:00 AM

Halloween is the start of sweet treat season and retail stores are already announcing its arrival with candy aisles and costume corners. A kid’s dream is to score oodles and oodles of candy but colorful jelly beans and chewy caramels can become a nightmare for parents. Here are a few tips to keep your little devils healthy and cavity-free this Halloween. 

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Why Your Young Athlete Needs A Mouth Guard

Posted by Therese Vannier, RDA/OMSA on Sep 15, 2015 8:51:00 AM


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The Only Back-to-School Dental Checklist You'll Ever Need

Posted by Therese Vannier, RDA/OMSA on Sep 1, 2015 8:12:00 AM

It’s time to bid farewell to the indulgent sweet treats of summer and say hello to a healthy back-to-school oral health routine. 

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Why You Should Choose a Laser Dentist for Gum Disease Treatment

Posted by Therese Vannier, RDA/OMSA on Aug 29, 2015 10:00:00 AM


Periodontal disease is a gum infection caused by polymicrobial bacteria. Bacteria multiply and travel along the tooth root surfaces and produce a hard substance known as tartar. The gums becomes red and puffy in response to the presence of bacteria, eventually culminating in tooth loss, bone loss, or even heart disease if left untreated. Laser dentists offer alternatives to traditional treatment.

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