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Dentist Approved Foods to Eat When You Get Braces
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Helpful Tips, Oral Hygiene

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If you have braces, we know you have your share of days where your favorite foods are the same foods that cause you pain and discomfort. Whether you’re an adult or a teenager facing brand new or recently tightened braces, it can be difficult to find foods that are gentle on your braces and your […]

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Top Benefits of Sedation Dentistry
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Sedation Dentistry

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Does the thought of having dental treatment make you nervous? You’re certainly not alone. Studies show about 15 percent of adults in the U.S. avoid seeing the dentist because of fear or anxiety surrounding potential treatments – that’s about 30 million people who put off dental care, significantly increasing their risks for serious infection, tooth […]

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How to Floss Properly
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Oral Hygiene

How to Floss

Take a look at this video from Dr. Ron Briglia on how to floss properly and why flossing is so important to your oral health. There is a transcription of this video below. We hope that you find these tips useful. Why Flossing is So Important In this video we’re going to talk about flossing […]

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When Is Sedation Dentistry Used?
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Sedation Dentistry

When Is Sedation Dentistry Used

Are you afraid of the dentist—so afraid, that you often delay your own dental care? If so, you’re in good company. In fact, the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation estimates that as many as 30 percent of men and women in the United States avoid dental care due to fear and anxiety, resulting in significant […]

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The Impact of Tobacco Use on Oral Health
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Gum Disease, Oral Cancer Prevention

Impact of Tobacco on Oral Health

When most people consider the health effects of using tobacco products, they think of diseases and conditions like lung cancer, heart disease, stroke, and COPD. However, smoking and the use of smokeless tobacco products have many other serious consequences, including oral cancers and gum disease. If you’re a smoker or you use smokeless tobacco products, […]

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How Sweet It Is: 7 Steps to Reduce Your Sugar Intake
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Oral Hygiene, Preventive Dentistry

Reducing Sugar Intake

The average person in the U.S. consumes about 31.5 teaspoons (or 126 grams) of sugar per day, which is more than twice the upper limit recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO). All that sugar doesn’t just come from obvious sources like soda, cake and candy; it’s hidden in plenty of other products, including condiments […]

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Root Canal Aftercare: Do’s and Don’ts for an Excellent Outcome
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Dental Surgery

Root Canal Do's and Don'ts

Each day, about 41,000 root canals are performed in the U.S. — that’s about 15 million every year. Root canal therapy can be an excellent choice for patients whose teeth cannot be saved with a simple filling. Root canal involves removing damage to the interior pulp portion of the tooth so the natural tooth can […]

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Plaque and Tartar: The Differences and Consequences
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Oral Hygiene, Preventive Dentistry

Plaque and Tartar

Plaque is the precursor of tartar in dental terms. While neither one is desirable, neither is 100% avoidable, either. Although plaque and tartar form naturally in the mouth, it is important to take good care of your oral hygiene to avoid the consequences that these substances can incur. Plaque is formed when the bacteria that […]

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Foods that May Cause Teeth Discoloration and Erosion
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Cosmetic Dentistry, Oral Hygiene, Preventive Dentistry

Teeth Discoloration

Think of your teeth as a white linen cloth on the dinner table. Now, think of the foods that could stain that cloth: coffee and tea, red wine, cranberries, colas, beets, or balsamic vinegar. In fact, these same types of foods are likely to have the same effect on your smile over time, even though […]

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Find the Root Cause of Dry Mouth to Avoid Bigger Problems
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Preventive Dentistry

Dry Mouth Causes

Xerostomia — an unusual word for a common problem. It’s the scientific name used to describe that “morning feeling” of dry lips, a tongue that feels like sandpaper and a mouth as parched as the Sahara. It’s Dry Mouth Syndrome, a condition that affects at least 10 percent of the population regularly, and as many […]

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