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Caring for Oral Health During Cold and Flu Season

Caring for Oral Health During Cold and Flu Season

The winter season is upon us, which often means dealing with potential health issues. Colds, flus, and winter woes galore are all aspects of this season that may pose difficulties. It’s important, however, to remember that your teeth can be affected, too. Teeth are very sensitive and exposing them to extremely cold weather can cause […]


How to Clean Your Teeth When You Don’t Have a Toothbrush

How to Clean Your Teeth When You Don’t Have a Toothbrush

You’ve spent all week preparing for your vacation. You wrote a checklist, triple-checked your luggage, and brought all of your toiletries in the recommended 3.4oz containers. After hours of sitting in a plane, you finally arrive at the hotel, open your suitcase, and––gasp––realize that you forgot your toothbrush. The hotel doesn’t have any and no […]


How to Avoid Tartar Buildup

How to Avoid Tartar Buildup

Tartar is hardened dental plaque that affects almost 68% of adults. Tartar buildup is a major problem, as it can lead to bad breath, gingivitis, and cavities. If you continue to allow tartar to build up on your teeth, you may eventually need to have teeth removed or capped. It is best to take good […]


Do Adults Need Fluoride Treatment

Do Adults Need Fluoride Treatment?

You may remember receiving fluoride treatments from your dentist when you were younger. This procedure helps to increase the amount of fluoride on your teeth, which prevents cavities and promotes overall oral health. A highly concentrated form of fluoride is applied to your teeth and left to sit for a few minutes. Afterwards, your dentist […]


Why Do We Have So Many Different Kinds Of Teeth

Why Do We Have So Many Different Kinds Of Teeth?

Many of us think that humans have different kinds of teeth in their mouth to help us chew and grind our food. That is true, however, our various teeth serve many functions. The different kinds of teeth in our mouth support many aspects of our jaw construction. Teeth also help us to speak. There are […]


The Importance Of Cleaning Your Tongue

The Importance Of Cleaning Your Tongue

At least once in everyone’s life, your dentist or parents have likely told you to brush your teeth twice a day. Flossing is also emphasized for healthy teeth. However, sometimes after brushing your teeth and flossing, your breath will still smell bad. The reason for this, is that you may be neglecting to clean your […]


Plaque vs. Tartar Differences and Prevention Tips

Plaque vs. Tartar: Differences and Prevention Tips

Most people know that they want to avoid both plaque and tartar, but they are not usually aware of the differences between the two. However, there are several important differences that must be understood in order to keep your teeth clean and healthy. Here are some of the basics about plaque, tartar, and their causes […]


6 Unexpected Ways Teeth Can Get Chipped

6 Unexpected Ways Teeth Can Get Chipped

Your teeth are very durable, yet not invincible. Keeping their integrity will keep your teeth and mouth healthy, enabling you to smile with pride, speak clearly, and eat all the foods you like. Regular visits to your dentist and daily oral maintenance will help ensure dental health, yet there are some things you might be […]


Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is the Oral Cancer Awareness month and Myers Family Dentistry would like to invite you to join us in our national screening campaign to stop oral cancer. Awareness about US oral cancer is low. About 49,750 people in the United States this year will be diagnosed with oral cancer. 132 new people in the […]


The Ideal Oral Care Routine

The Ideal Oral Care Routine

When it comes to your oral health, your routine at home is arguably just as important as seeing the dentist once every six months for a teeth cleaning. A good at-home routine is essential for preventing tooth decay and gum disease. But what is the ideal at-home oral care routine? It’s pretty simple, consisting of […]


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