Oral Piercings: Long-Term Implications 

5 October, 2020
‘Everything that glitters is not gold’; similarly, everything that looks cool isn’t safe! Several adults are into piercings, and they get accessories for their tongue, teeth and lips, which can be damaging and pose implications in the long term. Most doctors and dentists advise against oral piercings saying that the mouth is one of the ‘worst’ places for jewelry. The American Dental Association (ADA) also......
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How to Comfort Your Baby During Teething

10 February, 2020
Did you know that your baby is born with 20 teeth under the gum line?  Additionally, your baby’s first tooth usually appears between six months and one year of age. When your infant starts teething, it can be a very challenging time. Follow these Snow Family Dentistry tips to help soothe your child during this trying period. Signs Your Baby is Teething If your baby is......
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Tips to Reduce Sugar Intake 

21 January, 2020
Did you know that eating sugary foods can make your body crave it? Additionally, regularly eating sugar can cause many health problems- including tooth decay and gum damage. Here at Snow Family Dentistry, we often see teeth that have been damaged by eating too much sugar, and it can be a difficult issue to fix.  How Much Sugar is Too Much? The recommended daily sugar allowance......
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Pregnancy Dental Health Tips

15 January, 2020
Being pregnant actually requires a lot of sacrifice. For instance, during this time, a mom-to-be can get so focused on making everything perfect for her little one that she can neglect her own health. However, a pregnant woman who cares for herself is also caring for her unborn child—that’s especially true when it comes to oral health. Contributors to Declining Tooth and Gum Health It’s......
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What Causes Tooth Enamel Loss and How to Prevent It 

1 January, 2020
Tooth enamel is the hard, outer surface layer of your teeth that protects against tooth decay. Additionally, tooth enamel is considered to be the hardest mineral substance in your body. Acids that develop from starchy and sugary foods and drinks can put your enamel at risk. This occurs when plaque bacteria produce acids that can weaken and destroy tooth enamel; acids can attack and soften......
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Teeth Whitening Myths and Tricks 

21 December, 2019
Get on social media any given day and odds are you will see a couple different DIY teeth whitening methods. Despite this, some of these “tricks” can actually be harmful to your teeth. At Snow Family Dentistry, we’re here to set the record straight and help you determine fact from fiction.  Method: Using Household Items to Whiten Your Teeth This method claims you can make......
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How to Keep Your Teeth Healthy During the Holidays

15 December, 2019
To keep your teeth healthy and clean this holiday season, follow these Snow Family Dentistry tips!  Avoid Cracking Nuts with Your teeth  Although protein found in nuts helps keep muscles and bones strong, you shouldn’t test the strength of your teeth by shelling nuts with them. The hard surface of most nutshells can cause serious tooth and gum damage, and may even crack teeth. To......
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5 Tips for Choosing the Right Dentist

4 December, 2019
Searching for a dentist? Make sure you consider these five things before making an appointment!  Choose a Dentist with a Good Reputation The first important consideration when looking for the perfect dentist is to check his or her reputation. Fortunately, there are many ways to research dentists and their practice history. One of the first things to do is to search online reviews to see......
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