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Why Do My Teeth Feel Sensitive?

Does the thought of biting into a cold ice-cream send shivers up your spine? You may find your teeth feeling sensitive or painful after hot or cold food and drinks, after eating certain foods and sugary sweets, or even from being exposed to cold air. Tooth sensitivity usually occurs when the outer layer of enamel

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Why Stress is Bad for Your Teeth

Whether from deadlines, financial troubles, arguments or work issues, for many of us, stress is a part of our daily lives. But have you considered how your stress may be impacting your oral health? Teeth grinding (Bruxism) There are a number of factors that can cause teeth grinding, with stress being one of the most

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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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