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When Should You Wear a Mouthguard? 
added on: July 11, 2023

Playing sports and being physically active is great for overall health. However, sports and other activities that involve physical contact can come with a risk of dental injury. That’s why your dentist in West Townsend will always recommend that both adults and kids wear a mouthguard while playing sports. In fact,… Read More…


How to Prevent Gum Disease
added on: June 29, 2023

Gum disease is a serious oral health issue that affects millions of people worldwide. It’s a bacterial infection that can lead to tooth loss if left untreated. Fortunately, it is preventable with good oral hygiene, regular dental checkups with your dentist in West Townsend, and other preventative measures.  Causes of… Read More…


Smile! June is National Smile Month
added on: June 15, 2023

June is National Smile Month, and what better way to celebrate than by taking care of your oral health and achieving a healthy and beautiful smile? At our dental office in West Townsend, we believe that a great smile is more than just a cosmetic enhancement – it’s a sign… Read More…


5 Things That Can Harm Teeth
added on: May 30, 2023

If you’re following an excellent oral health routine of brushing and flossing every day and seeing your dentist in West Townsend twice a year but still find yourself getting cavities, having tooth sensitivity, or needing dental restorations to help fix damaged teeth, other things may be to blame. The truth is,… Read More…


Does Asthma Affect Oral Health?
added on: May 11, 2023

Asthma affects an estimated 25 million Americans. This lifelong respiratory disease can be found in both kids and adults and can make it hard to breathe, causing wheezing, coughing, and chest tightness. But outside of these scary respiratory symptoms, could asthma also affect oral health? Let’s check in with your… Read More…


What Are The Most Common Oral Health Problems? 
added on: April 27, 2023

Oral health can be confusing. After all, oral health includes the teeth, gums, tongue, and the entire anatomy of the oral-facial facial system. Not to mention, oral health has a well-researched history of being tied to overall health. For example, oral health may contribute to things such as cardiovascular disease,… Read More…


What Does Oral Cancer Look Like?
added on: April 13, 2023

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, a time when healthcare professionals come together to raise awareness of this sometimes deadly condition.Oral cancer isn’t necessarily a death sentence and can often be treated successfully when it’s caught early. Of course, your dentist in West Townsend wants to do everything we can… Read More…


50th Anniversary of National Nutrition Month
added on: March 29, 2023

Every March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics sponsors National Nutrition Month to raise awareness about how eating a well-balanced diet can lower the risk of developing health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. This year, we celebrate our 50th anniversary. But did you know that eating healthy… Read More…


Side Effects of Green Beer
added on: March 10, 2023

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, which means we’ll be seeing a lot of green everywhere we look, from putting on our best green outfit to sipping on festive green drinks. March 17th is one of the largest drinking days of the year, and your dentist in West… Read More…


How Much Do Dental Implants Hurt?
added on: February 28, 2023

If you’re considering getting dental implants to replace missing teeth, you probably have a lot of questions for your dentist in West Townsend ranging from what’s involved with the procedure to how much it’s going to hurt. The truth is, the procedure for getting dental implants is a surgery, so some… Read More…


How Quickly Can You Whiten Your Teeth? 
added on: February 14, 2023

It’s incredibly common to want to have the whitest smile possible. In fact, 80% of Americans between 18 and 49 reported that they’d like to have whiter teeth. Even if you brush and floss your teeth religiously, everyday things like your morning cup of coffee can cause tooth discoloration. But… Read More…


4 Reasons to See Your Dentist in West Townsend Regularly
added on: January 31, 2023

When life’s busy, it’s easy to overlook your dental health. But the truth is, seeing your dentist in West Townsend regularly can help catch and treat small concerns before they have a chance to develop into more serious problems. Maintaining dental visits every six months should be an important part of… Read More…


What Not to Do After a Wisdom Tooth Extraction
added on: January 20, 2023

An estimated 85% of Americans will have their wisdom teeth extracted in their lifetime. While this procedure usually takes place in the late teens or early twenties, your dentist in West Townsend may recommend it at any time, especially if they’re starting to cause problems. Even though wisdom teeth surgery is… Read More…


Mouth Ulcers: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments
added on: December 26, 2022

Mouth ulcers are small, often painful sores that can develop inside your mouth in various places such as your cheeks, tongue, gums, or lips. While having one can certainly be an inconvenience and cause a few days of discomfort, they’re usually no cause for concern. In fact, most ulcers heal… Read More…


Why Do Teeth Hurt When You’re Sick? 
added on: December 17, 2022

Cold and flu season usually spikes between December and February, which means we are just entering peak season for these illnesses. Along with the typical symptoms of fever, cough, and body aches, there can occasionally be signs that affect oral health, too. Thankfully, your dentist in West Townsend is here to… Read More…


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