Category: Dental Health

What Is Gingivitis?

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Caring for your gums is one of the most important things dentists do, because gum disease is the number one cause of tooth loss in adults! Read our blog post to learn about gingivitis and gum disease. Contact us if you want more information on gum issues.

Things Bodybuilders Should Know About Their Teeth

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Read our blog post for tips that can help bodybuilders ensure that their teeth are as strong as their muscles! Visit us for a checkup and custom mouthguard.

Sugar Alternatives vs. Your Teeth

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You probably know that a high intake of sugar can increase your risk for cavities. While some sugar alternatives can keep your teeth healthy, not all sugar alternatives are created equal. Read our blog for the lowdown on sugar alternatives.

Do I Need to Brush My Tongue?

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If you don’t regularly brush your tongue as part of your oral hygiene routine, check out our blog post. Learn about why your tongue is important and how to properly brush it to keep your mouth squeaky clean. Contact us to schedule your next dental visit!

How Smoking Affects Your Oral Health

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At North Tonawanda Family Dentistry, we take pride in educating our patients on how they can care for and preserve their smile. Not only is it important to us that our patients learn effective dental habits, but we also want