How to Care for an Infant’s Oral Health

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Your child deserves a strong, healthy, and successful smile that can help them, eat, talk, and express emotion. This is why it’s important for you to keep your child’s teeth and gums in tip-top shape regularly. To help you do so, our dentist, Drs. Ray McKinley & Brittany McKinley-Holloway, has some tips and recommendations on… Read more »

How to Fight off Gum Disease

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One of the more scary issues when it comes to our oral health care is gum disease. Tooth loss and throat cancer are associated gum disease. Even some cases of heart disease are linked to periodontitis. No matter how scary this is, gum disease is one of the most easily preventable diseases adults are currently… Read more »

Dentures and Their Many Benefits

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The dentists at want to craft you the smile you’ve been dreaming of. With all the options in cosmetic dentistry available to you, it’s important to remember that dentures are still considered one of the most desirable. They are removable and usually painless if used correctly. Even if you only have a few missing teeth,… Read more »

When Did Our Ancestors Begin Using Mouthwash?

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The importance of great oral hygiene has existed for several millennia. Archeologists have found evidence of ancient chewing sticks, pastes and even oral rinses. The use of oral rinses in particular dates back as far as the first century. Before people knew what really causes plaque and bad breath, they resorted to unconventional ingredients to… Read more »

How You Can Protect Your Smile While You Age

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Do you ever worry about your smile? Do you work hard to keep your mouth healthy? Do you ever wonder if there is something else you could do? If so, good for you. But, do you ever wonder specifically what you can do now to keep smile healthy and strong while you age? You’ve probably… Read more »

How Can You Fight Bad Breath

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Do you worry about bad breath? Do you know what you can do to counter this problem? While it’s normal to experience bad breath—everyone does occasionally—it isn’t a pleasant experience. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do. The most important thing you can do is practice good oral health. This includes brushing and… Read more »

Is It Safe To Accessorize With Grills?

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When you think of the word “accessory,” you may think of a barrette to pin back hair, a bracelet to cover a wrist, or a scarf to wrap around the neck. However, you may not think of an item to accessorize your teeth. Believe it or not, these accessories exist and are called grills. Learn… Read more »