Author Edward A. Glover, D.D.S

Author Edward A. Glover, D.D.S

9 Tips To Keep Your Children’s Teeth Healthy

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No kid enjoys sitting in a dentist’s chair with an adult’s latex-gloved hands in their tiny mouth. Cavities always prolong the experience, and often include some scary instruments that would make anyone cringe. The best way to keep your child’s dental visits as quick and painless – and to keep their smiles healthy as they grow up – is to help your child to develop healthy habits early on. These 9 tips, along with regular brushing, flossing, and dental checkups, will help you do just that.

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5 Essential Dental Health Tips for Seniors

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By the time we’re 60+, we know that brushing and flossing twice a day, visiting a dentist regularly, and eating nutritious foods are all essential components of good oral health. These healthy habits become even more important as we age, when conditions that affect our mouth may also affect our entire body.

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Everything You Need To Know About Toothpaste

Tags: , , , Dental Education, Dental Hygiene, Teeth Whitening
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We know that daily brushing lays the foundation for healthy teeth (along with flossing and regular dental visits, of course). But shopping for toothpaste can be overwhelming. Entire aisles are devoted to the many iterations of this seemingly-simple tooth-cleaning gel in grocery stores, drug stores, and just about every other kind of store. With all of these potential choices, it’s easy to get confused.

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Is Invisalign Right for You?

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Invisalign is a great way to straighten your teeth using a set of clear removable trays to gradually align your teeth. Because they are customized for you and only you, they are comfortable and virtually invisible! For many people, it is a more convenient alternative to traditional braces.

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What Causes Dry Mouth?

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Dry mouth or Xerostomia is a condition when the amount of saliva present in the mouth is reduced. This reduction can vary from a little to a lot to the total loss of saliva. The amount of saliva a normal person produces during the day is about 2 cups. The ability of a patient to detect a decrease in saliva is when the volume of saliva decreases about 50%, or down to one cup.

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Why Can’t I Fall Asleep?

Tags: Dental Education, Sleep Apnea
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Obsrtuctive Sleep Apnea refers to the blockage of the upper airway during sleep which can disrupt your breathing. This disruption (SDB: Sleep Disordered Breathing) can range from mild snoring to extreme blockage of the airway. Mild (benign) snoring with no airway obstruction does not usually result in any health issues, however, OSA, where there is complete blockage of the airway for longer than ten (10) seconds can be life threatening.

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Brush Off Heart Disease

Dental Education, Heart Disease
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If you’re one of the 40 percent of women who confess to cutting corners on their dental hygiene, know that you may be harming your heart as well as your grin. A new study in the British Medical Journal found that people who brushed their teeth twice a day were 30 percent less likely to develop heart disease than those who did do only once.

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