Strong Teeth

Preventing gum disease.

Preventing Gum Disease: 6 Tips for a Lifetime of Healthy Gums

The Brutal Gum Disease Red, swollen, bleeding gums, toothaches, jaw pain, and even tooth loss. Gum disease can be brutal, going undetected for quite some time before making lasting changes ...
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Halloween candy survival guide.

The Halloween Candy Survival Guide: 8 Tips to Protect Your Teeth This Spooky Season

How to enjoy Halloween while still maintaining good oral health. There are many reasons to be excited for fall, with things like harvest festivals, cooler weather, and the beautiful changing ...
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What is bruxism doing to your teeth?

Stress and Bruxism: 5 Things It’s Doing to Your Teeth

How Stress Can Impact Oral Health Stress, the ubiquitous yet silent foe, can manifest in surprising ways, one of which is bruxism— the grinding or clenching of teeth. This often ...
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Break the grinding teeth habit

Break the Habit of Grinding and Clenching Your Teeth for Good

Don’t let the grind(ing) wear you down. Let’s face it: Most people deal with some sort of stressful situation on a daily basis. And often, they find that they are ...
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You can stop gingivitis now

Stop Gingivitis in Its Tracks

You can stop gingivitis in its tracks. If you are worried about gingivitis and gum disease, and aren’t sure how to stop it, the team at Berrien Dental has some ...
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You can prevent periodontitis

4 Tips That Help You Prevent Periodontitis Naturally

Protect Your Smile and Prevent Periodontitis Periodontitis is the most advanced form of gum disease and can only be corrected with professional intervention. It's caused by excessive plaque and tartar ...
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Take care of your oral health

6 Ways You Can Practice Excellent Preventive Oral Health Habits

How does preventive dentistry help your oral health? Preventive dentistry is all about taking the appropriate steps to maintain and protect oral health. We may only sometimes think about how ...
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Find the root cause of bleeding gums

Why Are My Gums Bleeding and What Should I Do About It?

Finding your gums bleeding during brushing or flossing can be a distressing experience. Many people don’t understand why bleeding gums occur or what they can do about it. In most ...
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Whole body health

6 Ways Your Gut and Mouth Are Interconnected

Your oral health can affect your overall health.  Ongoing research done by doctors in many specialties is showing that the different processes of the body all interconnect in the gut. ...
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Beat gum disease and save your mouth

5 Things You Should Know About Recovering from Gum Disease

Gum Disease 101: Know the Facts Even when we’re thinking about our oral health, it’s fairly common to forget to consider our gums. Our teeth are so often the stars ...
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