Dental Blog

We have lots of information to share about family and cosmetic dentistry. Check out these common dental health topics and helpful dental tips from our dental experts.

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Preventing dental problems

By Connoyer Dental | June 3, 2020

They say, “nothing you wear is more important than your smile.” A great smile is memorable. It shows confidence, happiness, and fun. However, it does take a little work to keep it that way. Luckily, we provided some daily tips to help keep your teeth healthy and help you prevent dental problems. How can I…

Broken tooth equals dental emergency

We’re handling dental emergencies

By Connoyer Dental | May 4, 2020

Is it a dental emergency, or should you wait and set up a normal appointment to see the dentist? Don’t forget that we’re answering phones from 8 to 12 Monday through Thursday and seeing emergency patients until the stay at home mandate is lifted. It can be hard to decide what’s an emergency and what’s…

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Beating tooth sensitivity

By Connoyer Dental | April 20, 2020

If you are one of the over 3 million Americans who suffer from tooth sensitivity to cold or tooth sensitivity to sweets, you may be cringing at the thought of a cold bowl of ice cream. Talking to your dental professionals should be first on your to-do list for finding a solution for your tooth…

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What about dental care during pregnancy?

By Connoyer Dental | March 2, 2020

Thinking about dental care during your pregnancy? You’re doing everything you can to stay healthy and prepare for baby, so don’t forget to take care of your teeth! It is the opinion of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, that your dental health is an important part of overall health during pregnancy and throughout…

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Smoking is bad for your smile

By Connoyer Dental | February 17, 2020

Cigarette smoking is an important cause of severe gum disease in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC states that there are 36 million smokers nationwide. Although this number is going down, it still leaves close to 15 percent of the population at a higher risk for dental issues…

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Cut the sugar and save a smile

By Connoyer Dental | February 3, 2020

Sugar causes tooth decay. It all starts with a chain of events. A group of harmful bacteria reside in the mouth and produce acid when they digest sugar. The acid, food debris, and saliva combine to form plaque that will wear down your enamel over time while the repeated cycle of acid attacks in your…

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Consider getting an electric toothbrush

By Connoyer Dental | January 14, 2020

One in four adults admits they don’t brush twice a day, according to the Oral Health Foundation. In general, more than 30 percent of people aren’t brushing enough. So, is there anything you can do to create better dental hygiene habits? Consider making the switch to an electric toothbrush. While brushing with your standard toothbrush…

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How healthy is your mouth?

By Connoyer Dental | January 6, 2020

A healthy mouth is a good sign of your overall good health. This is why you should keep to a regular checkup and cleanings schedule. Your dentist at Connoyer Dental is ready to catch issues early and promote a healthy smile. There are five things we’re looking for in your healthy mouth. Let’s go through…

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Overcome sensitive teeth

By Connoyer Dental | December 11, 2019

Sensitive teeth can be frustrating and downright painful. If a gulp of cold water or swig of hot coffee make you wince, then you know what we’re talking about. Ever wonder why this problem happens or what you can do about it? Let’s take a quick look. Teeth can become sensitive when the root becomes…

Damaged tooth with cavity

Don’t wait to treat that cavity!

By Connoyer Dental | November 26, 2019

If you’re feeling a dull pain in your tooth or if it hurts to eat, you might have a cavity. Approximately 26 percent of adults age 20 to 64 have untreated tooth decay. This means you are not alone. Cavities are very inconvenient, but it’s best if you treat them right away. Together we can…