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Superior Nibbles – March 2018 Issue

4 Natural Ways to Tackle TMJ Notice your jaw clicking when you chew? Does your jaw get stuck open or closed? Do your ears ache? If yes, you may be experiencing Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ), a condition caused by teeth grinding, gum chewing, teeth clenching and stress. It’s associated with a number of symptoms like

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Are Your Teeth Experiencing a Sugar Sabotage?

Sugar. It’s crafty. While it shows itself in sweets, cakes and other treats, it loves to lurk in foods that you may not suspect like bread, salad dressing, spaghetti sauce and peanut butter to name a few. With so much sugar saturation, it’s not surprising that 92% of adults have tooth decay—something that’s not a

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5 Remedies for Your Toothache

We’ve all been there—whether it comes on in an instant or slowly creeps up on us, a toothache is no fun to deal with. Typically caused by decay, receding gums or even a broken or loose filling, it’s important that the root cause of your toothache is addressed—making a visit to our practice a priority.

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Overcoming Dental Fear and Anxiety

Dental anxiety refers to the stress, fear and anxiety people may experience when going to the dentist. It can lead to avoiding regular checkups, holding off on necessary treatment or just not seeking dental health care in general or ever. Dental anxiety can affect anyone at any age, and is relatively common. A Superior Smiles,

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Superior Nibbles – February 2018 Issue

Take Your Teeth for a Spin While a manual toothbrush does an excellent job of keeping your teeth clean if you brush correctly and long enough, electric toothbrushes can amp up your brushing power. Depending on the brand, an electric toothbrush can rotate up to 30,000 strokes each minute! Thanks to an electric toothbrush’s rotating

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Helping Kids Smile Brighter in the New Year

Now that we’re in the New Year, we invite you to renew your family’s commitment to maintaining healthy team and gums. At Superior Smiles, we are passionate about helping children of all ages enjoy optimal oral health and a beautiful smile. That’s why we encourage you to bring your kids into the practice for a

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Superior Nibbles – January 2018 Issue

Resolve to Keep These 3 Oral Habits If you’re like a lot of people, your New Year’s resolutions may include working out more and eating a healthier diet. While those are essential to good health, you also should resolve to keep your mouth clean and healthy. Here’s a trio of easy tips to remember: Brush

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Superior Nibbles – December 2017 Issue

Keeping Your Children’s Teeth Healthy This Holiday Season Chances are your child has visions of candy canes, cookies and desserts daily this time of year. While most things are fine in moderation, here are a few tips for keeping your child’s oral health protected in the coming weeks. Incorporate dessert into your meal. It’s better

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Superior Nibbles – November 2018 Issue

3 Easy Fixes to Relieve Dry Mouth Does your mouth feel like the Sahara? Perhaps your tongue is like a parched plain. If the atmosphere inside your mouth is frequently arid, you may have xerostomia or dry mouth. Those with this condition don’t produce sufficient saliva to keep their mouth moist and to help facilitate

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