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pediatric dentistry

Your baby’s healthy teeth start with you

We like to remind our future mom’s of something that more and more research is proving: your baby’s dental health is directly affected by yours. It might sound like common sense, given that we all know how important a mother’s overall health is to her unborn baby. But recent studies have also revealed that germs […]

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dry mouth

Speak up about your dry mouth

Whether you’ve only recently noticed you have it or you’ve suffered with it for a long time, dry mouth isn’t something you should ignore. Of course, most everyone has occasionally experienced that feeling of unusual dryness in our mouths, especially while we’re sleeping. Here are just a few of the causes of dry mouth: • […]

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Oral Health

Healthy teeth can help keep you healthier

An attractive, well-maintained smile can be a great attribute. But good oral care is important for more reasons than you might realize. If you’re not taking care of your teeth and gums, your overall health might also be suffering. Recent research has found that poor oral health is linked to: Diabetes Heart disease Early labor […]

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Why your dentist is happy to see you

Even the most talkative dentist doesn’t always get the chance to chat with you about all the important reasons he or she is glad to see you at your appointment. Dr. Barney knows that healthy teeth are part of healthy living, and when you come in for your regular check ups, he knows you know […]

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Why do I need to floss?

Exactly what does flossing do and why do we have to do it? Does everyone have to floss? My parents never flossed, so why do I have to? These are just a few of the questions people ask when it comes to flossing the teeth. The main purpose for flossing is to remove tiny particles […]

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