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Can Diabetes Cause Dental Issues?

Understanding the link between your oral health and diabetes is the first step towards maintaining a healthy smile and overall wellness.
May 9th, 2024
Young man happy about brushing teeth.

Could You Be Brushing Better?

Are you maximizing the benefits of your daily brushing routine? Let’s take a closer look into effective brushing and flossing techniques.
Apr 26th, 2024
Hands brushing dentures.

How to Keep Your Dentures in Top Condition

Caring properly for your dentures extends their life and safeguards your oral health. Here's your guide to keeping your dentures looking and feeling as good as new.
Mar 11th, 2024
Woman smiling with healthy teeth.

How Celiac Affects Your Teeth

While most people think about Celiac in connection with a gluten-free diet as Celiacs primary impact on the digestive system, this condition can also have far-reaching consequences for oral health.
Jan 8th, 2024
Different Kinds of Cavities

Are There Different Kinds of Cavities

As with most medical conditions, there are several types of cavities, which can also vary in severity. Let’s learn all about these different kinds of cavities and what you can do to treat and prevent tooth decay.
Dec 27th, 2023
Woman flossing teeth.

Always Forget to Floss? Try This!

You promise yourself (or your dentist!) that you'll start flossing regularly, but somehow, it always slips your mind. We've got a few great tips to make sure you never forget to floss again!
Nov 17th, 2023
Woman blowing nose with allergies.

Can Allergies Affect Your Teeth

When you think of allergies, sneezing, watery eyes, and itchy skin might be the first symptoms that come to mind. However, have you ever stopped to consider the connection between your allergies and your dental health?
Oct 15th, 2023
Dentist examining teeth for dental erosion.

Understanding Dental Erosion

There is a lot of talk about tooth decay, cavities, and gum disease. But there is another dental condition you may want to learn about: dental erosion. Is it something you should be worried about?
Sep 24th, 2023
Woman contemplating the pros and cons of dental tourism.

Why Dental Tourism is a Bad Idea

As tempting as it may sound, dental tourism isn't without its risks. Find out why opting for dental procedures abroad might be dangerous.
Sep 13th, 2023
Happy senior couple with healthy smiles.

How Aging Affects Your Oral Health

As we age, maintaining your oral health can become more challenging. Let's find out how aging affects oral health, why it matters, and what proactive measures you can take to protect your smile as you age.
Aug 24th, 2023
Dentist examining patient for oral cancer.

How Your Dentist Helps Fight Cancer

We all know that visiting the dentist is essential for maintaining good oral health, but did you know that your dentist can play a crucial role in detecting and preventing cancer?
May 2nd, 2023
Man holding tooth in one hand any money in another.

The Real Cost of Tooth Decay

Discover the real cost of tooth decay, its impact on your oral health and overall well-being, and learn valuable tips for prevention and early intervention to maintain a healthy smile.
Apr 29th, 2023
Baby brushing baby teeth.

All About Brushing Baby Teeth

Prioritizing toothbrushing early means your child will be more likely to continue good oral hygiene down the line. Find out more about brushing your child's baby teeth and helping them to have a healthy smile for life!
Mar 9th, 2023
Woman with healthy gums.

Myths and Facts About Gum Recession

Addressing your gum disease or gum recession is vital to your overall health. Here are some common misconceptions about gum recession so that you can take steps toward healthier gums.
Jan 2nd, 2023
Beautiful woman with healthy teeth and breath.

How to Banish Bad Breath for Good

If you are concerned about chronic bad breath, seeing your dentist should be at the top of your list. Until then, here are some helpful tips to consider.
Dec 27th, 2022
Smiling woman getting restorative dental treatment.

What is Restorative Dentistry?

Have you ever heard the term “restorative dentistry” and wondered exactly what it meant? If you need restorative dental work, you may want to seek out a dentist with extensive experience in that area.
Oct 24th, 2022
Surprised man covering mouth after losing a dental crown.

What to Do When You Lose A Crown

Losing a crown can be a serious situation that you want to address as soon as possible. We are here to give you a step-by-step guide on what to do if your dental crown comes out.
Oct 12th, 2022
Man with jaw pain and swelling.

Why Is My Jaw Swollen?

Jaw swelling can be uncomfortable and concerning. What are some common causes of jaw swelling, and what can they mean for your overall health?
Aug 8th, 2022
Person calculating the cost of dental implants.

How Much Do Dental Implants Cost?

Dental implants are a worthwhile investment in the health and beauty of your smile. However, they can be exactly that: an investment.
Jul 8th, 2022
Image of a dental bridge closing a gap from a missing tooth.

Major Pros and Cons of Dental Bridges

Like any medical procedure, there are pros and cons associated with dental bridges, implants, or partial dentures to treat missing teeth. Find out if a bridge is right for you.
Jun 20th, 2022
Woman's beautiful smile with bright white teeth.

7 Secret Benefits of Teeth Whitening

If you are unsure about whether professional tooth whitening is right for you, find out some of the surprising benefits of whiter teeth.
Jun 12th, 2022
Different kinds of toothpaste choices.

Are You Choosing the Right Toothpaste?

It seems like there are an infinite number of toothpaste options on the shelves today. With so many to choose from, how can you tell which toothpaste is right for you and your family?
May 20th, 2022
Woman worried with tooth pain.

Why Do I Need a Root Canal?

Despite their bad reputation, root canals are tooth-saving procedures that alleviate the pain caused by damaged or diseased soft tissue within a tooth.
May 17th, 2022
Woman getting a regular dental exam

Can I Avoid The Need for Tooth Extraction?

Getting a tooth pulled is no fun. But is there anything you can do to decrease the chances you will require a tooth extraction? Luckily, in many cases, the answer is yes.
Apr 27th, 2022
Toothbrush and DIY whitening tools

Can I Whiten My Teeth Safely at Home?

Is it really safe to attempt DIY teeth whitening on your own? Many teeth whitening hacks might not only be ineffective, but could cause permanent damage to your teeth.
Apr 8th, 2022

Should Your Child Be Using Mouthwash?

Are your Cortland kids ready to start using mouthwash as part of their daily hygiene routine? We recommend following these guidelines first. 
Nov 3rd, 2021

Should You Worry About Tonsil Stones?

Tonsil stones are uncomfortable, but they're not typically harmful. Learn about why they form from our Cortland team and when they're a sign of a bigger issue.
Jul 6th, 2021

Vitamins That Can Improve Gum Health

Vitamins and minerals are essential to improving gum health in Cortland. They can be easily added to your daily diet by eating these foods.
Nov 14th, 2020

7 Things To NEVER Do With Your Teeth

Your teeth are incredibly durable, but they are not immune to damage. You should never do these 7 damaging acts with your teeth in Cortland, and here's why.
Jul 22nd, 2020