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Expand your knowledge of oral health with many of these healthy topics.  Together, we can make decisions for optimal overall wellness.

Infectious Disease Prevention

Infection control procedures are actions taken in health care settings to prevent the spread of disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommendations for dental office infection control. Your dentist cares about your safety and works...

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12 Signs You Need To See The Dentist

Wondering if you need to see the dentist? Are you experiencing things like pain, swelling, bleeding gums or tooth sensitivity? Why don't you let us take a look and offer help? Read More:

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New Year, New You!

Happy New Year! Dr. Scott and Team would like to wish all our patients and friends a blessed and healthy new year. As we enter a new decade, we will certainly make your oral health a top priority, and we hope you will too! Call our office to schedule your healthy...

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What is Gum Disease?

Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. It is a major cause of tooth loss in adults. Because gum disease is usually painless, you may not know you have it. Also referred to as periodontal disease, gum disease is caused by...

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Sensitive Teeth

Is the taste of ice cream or a sip of hot coffee sometimes a painful experience for you? Does brushing or flossing make you wince occasionally? If so, you may have sensitive teeth. Possible causes include: Tooth decay (cavities)Fractured teethWorn fillingsGum...

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How To Seal Out Tooth Decay

Brushing and flossing are the best ways to help prevent cavities, but it’s not always easy to clean every nook and cranny of your teeth – especially those back teeth you use to chew (called molars). Molars are rough, uneven and a favorite place for leftover food and...

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Why Use Mouthwash?

While not a replacement for daily brushing and flossing, use of mouthwash (also called mouthrinse) may be a helpful addition to the daily dental hygiene routine for some people.  Why Use Mouthwash? Just like dental floss, interdental brushes, and water flossers,...

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Why Do My Gums Bleed?

There are many reasons your gums could bleed. In some cases, bleeding gums can be a sign of gingivitis, the early stage of periodontal disease. If your gums bleed easily or bleed when you brush, talk to Dr. Scott Griffith about your oral health. Gingivitis is...

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DIY Whitening: Fiction vs. Fact

When considering teeth whitening, you may find many different methods featured online or in advertisements—from oil pulling to charcoal, and even turmeric. It's no surprise that DIY whitening is top of mind, either. When asked what people most like to improve in their...

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Common Cause of Cavities in Older Adults

You may wonder why you’re suddenly getting cavities when you haven’t had them in years. As we get older, we enter a second round of cavity prone years.There is a link between medication and cavities. One common cause of cavities in older adults is dry mouth.  Dry...

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