Gluten Sensitivity & Oral Health

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Many people choose to eat a gluten-free diet, but there are some individuals who don’t have a choice. Those with celiac disease or a gluten sensitivity become seriously ill when gluten is consumed, so they avoid it as much as possible. Predominantly, celiac disease affects the gastrointestinal tract, but at my Madison dental office, we… Read more »

5 Toothache Remedies From Your Madison Dental Office

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Toothaches can be caused by a number of issues. Usually it’s from a cavity that needs a filling. But sometimes it’s a result of something a bit more serious like gum disease, infection, or dental trauma. No matter what the reason, one thing remains constant. Toothaches are painful. What’s worse is they can happen at… Read more »

Electronic Cigarettes: Are They Bad for Your Oral Health?

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Whether you call it vaping, smoking e-cigs, or something else, the fact remains that there’s been a widespread increase in electronic cigarette use. At my Madison dental office, we’re always concerned with the oral health and overall health of our patients. While we know smoking cigarettes increases the risk for oral cancer and other serious… Read more »

Top 3 Signs You May Need a Root Canal

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Root canal — two simple words that can invoke a whole lot of apprehension and sometimes even fear. But the truth is, if you’re experiencing tooth pain so severe that a root canal is needed, the procedure actually relieves the pain. But how do you know if the pain you have is root canal worthy?… Read more »

“What’s the Best Toothpaste for Me?”

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Whether it’s one that fights sensitivity or one that whitens while it works to fight cavities, different toothpastes are appropriate for different people. But with so many options to choose from, how do you know which is right for your specific needs? The team at my Madison dental office can help. Is it Approved by… Read more »

Come On Man, Visit Your Madison Dentist!

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When we say “man,” we really do mean men. Guys. Dudes. Call them whatever you’d like, truth is, this blog is for them. We’re not trying to single out the male population, but statistically they’re less likely to regularly visit the dentist. At my Madison dental office, we weren’t exactly sure why. Do they not see… Read more »

Other Uses for Toothpaste

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When we think of toothpaste, we obviously think of the main purpose… to clean the teeth. That is what it’s designed for, after all. But at my Madison dental office, we always hear of other uses for toothpaste, and while we haven’t tried them all, we still thought it’d be fun to share them with… Read more »

Your Posture and Your Dental Health

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You know many of the common things that result in dental health concerns including not brushing or flossing enough, forgoing regular visits to my Madison dental office, smoking, and even eating foods high in sugar. But did you know that your posture can also affect your oral health? Straighten up, put your shoulders back, and… Read more »

“There’s What On My Toothbrush?!”

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When we brush our teeth, we’re doing it to remove germs, food particles, and bacteria. It’s one of the most important steps towards a healthy smile. But what would you say if we told you that you may be cleaning your mouth with a not-so-clean device? At my Madison dental office, we know some scary… Read more »

Are Smiles Hereditary?

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We’ve all heard the phrase, “He has his father’s smile!” And while that may be true when it comes to appearance, can it also mean children and parents can share the same likelihood for dental problems? At my Madison dental office, we’d like to give you a little insight as to what oral health complications… Read more »