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Picture a Healthy Happy Halloween

Infographic Maps Out Top Dental Tips for a Healthy Halloween Season Ever wished you had a quick, easy guide to keeping your teeth healthy while still having a happy Halloween? Dr. Umang Patel brought it all together in this festive and not-too-spooky infographic. It includes the worst and best candies for your teeth along with … Continued

Straight Talk on Teeth: Don’t Ease Up on Orthodontic Care

If you’re working on aligning your teeth, you know that it’s a constant process and evolution. It’s an investment requiring attention to maintenance and ongoing orthodontic care. Whether you just got started, right in the middle, or are nearing the finish line, dental alignment isn’t something to leave alone while you wait patiently (or impatiently) … Continued

How to Fix Receding Gums: Stop Before It Starts

Have you been noticing that your teeth are sensitive and starting to look longer or even farther apart than you remember?   If so, your gums might be receding. There are many reasons this might happen. We have a few recommendations from preventing the condition in the first place to ways to fix receding gums … Continued

DIY Teeth Whitening: What You Need to Know

With the summer season comes a bounty of luscious fruits full of juicy color and flavor. It also brings the refreshing cool of sno-cones and popsicles, the sweet fun of cotton candy and the temptation of cold brew coffees or wine at the outdoor cafe. What do they all have in common?  Their colorful charm … Continued

Need a Night Guard? Get Out Of the Grind

Let’s face it – it’s been a pretty stressful year. That shows up in many ways, from extra trips to the refrigerator to sleepless nights. But one of the biggest impacts we see here is patients who grind their teeth (also referred to as bruxism). If you’re a grinder, you might need a night guard. … Continued

Summer Safety: How to Avoid Broken Teeth

With the sun shining and the sprinklers flowing, summer can be a time to feel footloose and fancy-free. But that doesn’t mean we should take our eye off the ball when it comes to safety. In fact, some of the things we love the most in the summertime can be downright dangerous when we’re not … Continued

On Reopening and More: Dr. Patel In the News

The media rely on thought-leading practitioners to provide comments, context, and insights for their stories. We’re proud to be among the thought leaders in the dental community who take those calls and share our knowledge with the public through many media outlets. Most recently, we were proud to see Dr. Patel in the news talking … Continued

Does Chewing Gum Actually Help Clean Teeth?

Many people like to chew gum, but what kind of effect does it have on your teeth? Maybe you’ve heard that it can be good for your oral health, but do you know why? Read our blog post for everything you need to know about chewing gum and if it helps cleans teeth.

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