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Oh No – Halitosis (Bad Breath)

What is halitosis?

Brush and Floss to fight bad breath.

Brush and Floss to fight bad breath.

Halitosis is another name for bad breath – and over 90 million people suffer from chronic halitosis!  Halitosis is most likely caused by bacteria on your gums and tongue, which produces a malodorous sulfur compound from the decay of food particles and other debris in your mouth, as well as poor oral hygiene.

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Baby’s Healthy Teeth Begin Before Birth

Will you provide a good start for your baby’s healthy teeth? 

It’s said that children are the future…and their oral health-care habits will impact tooth health when an adult.

But, it all starts with mom.

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Good Dental Health Increases Work Success

According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, in the US employed adults lose more than 164 million hours of work each year due to poor dental health or dental visits.

Not only are hours of work lost, but poor dental health results in poor work quality. Good dental health increases work success because good dental hygiene affects overall health.

You perform at your best when you are healthy and happy!

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Facial Effects of Multiple Tooth Loss

When you lose a tooth and don’t replace it with an implant, bridge or partial, you run the risk of the teeth adjacent to the lost tooth drifting into that space and changing your bite. This can also lead to tooth decay and/or gum disease.

But if you have several teeth lost and don’t replace them with an implant, bridge or partial, you may also experience facial collapse - this can make you look visibly older and more tired.

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Community Water Fluoridation

The following has been copied from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention of the Department of Health and Human Services website and is no longer available.  We believe this information is still highly useful and valuable regarding health and hygiene.  

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Eat These Foods To Promote Healthy Teeth

We love top ten lists…and here’s one highlighting foods beneficial to your teeth.

Can you guess which food is most beneficial to your teeth?

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Oral Probiotic…What It Is And Why It’s Good

A healthy body begins with a healthy mouth.

And there’s a new product on the market that can help.  Its called Evora Plus…an Oral Probiotic.  This one-of-a-kind probiotic mint naturally supports gum and tooth health while freshening breath and whitening teeth.

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Does Your Partner’s Snoring Keep You Awake?

sleep apnea and snoring appliance by Timbercrest Dental Center in Appleton, WIIf your partner snores, you can now get a better night’s sleep.

Dr. Luther recently received extensive training with snore/obstructive sleep apnea appliances. And the good news is…

Yes, there is hope for the snorer’s partner. No more sleeping on the sofa or in another room and no more elbowing your partner awake.

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Take the Oral Health Quiz

Floss and toothbrushHow Much Do You Know About Taking Care Of Your Teeth?

Take this oral health quiz to find out…

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My Dentist Says I Need A Root Canal, But My Tooth Doesn’t Hurt…

If my tooth doesn’t hurt, why do I need a root canal?

Good question. 

We’ve all heard the old addage, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”  In the case of an infected tooth, however, it IS “broke” - in the sense that the tooth is injured and this injury needs to be addressed, whether there is pain associated with the tooth or not. 

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