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April 4, 2021

Can I Expect Dental Implants to Hurt?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_greenberg @ 3:32 pm
a dentist showing a patient a cross-section mouth mold that contains a dental implant

No matter the type of oral surgery, the most common question asked by patients is, “Will it hurt?” Fortunately, advancements in dentistry have made it possible to provide individuals with new solutions to minimize and even eliminate pain throughout a procedure. As you prepare to replace your missing teeth with dental implants in Mt. Holly, a local dentist shares what you can expect and why the process of receiving these permanent prosthetics is much more comfortable than you might think.

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March 25, 2021

Can Stress Affect Your Oral Health?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_greenberg @ 4:06 pm
woman feeling stressed out

Stress can do strange things to your body, like cause headaches, stomach problems, insomnia, and the list goes on and on. Did you know that it can also have negative effects on your oral health? Keep reading to learn about the different ways stress can cause oral issues and how you can avoid and treat them.

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March 11, 2021

How Many Bacteria Live in Your Mouth?

Filed under: Uncategorized — Mt. Holly Family Dentistry @ 7:51 pm

Woman with oral bacteria covering her mouthDid you know your mouth is home to a variety of bacteria? Although the thought might make you cringe, not all species are bad. Your mouth relies on a balance between different bacteria to stay healthy. Researchers have painstakingly studied oral bacteria to determine how many are present in the mouth at any given time to develop a strategy to neutralize those that are detrimental to dental health. Here’s what you need to know about limiting the growth rate of bad bacteria to keep your teeth and gums healthy.

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March 8, 2021

Risks of Dry Mouth Caused by Smoking

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — dr_greenberg @ 9:29 pm

Man suffering with dry mouth caused by smoking.You know smoking is bad for your health, but did you know it can be equally damaging to your smile? Besides stains and an increased risk of oral cancer, a common side effect of smoking is dry mouth. Without adequate moisture in your mouth, it creates the perfect environment for bad bacteria. Although it’s always best to kick the habit, if you’re not ready to stop smoking quite yet, here’s the information you need to safeguard your smile.

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February 11, 2021

5 Health Benefits You Can Expect from Straighter Teeth

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_greenberg @ 8:16 pm
A person with straight teeth smiling.

If you’ve heard of orthodontics before, you likely know already that completing treatments like braces and Invisalign can make your smile straighter and more attractive. However, orthodontics hardly provide a cosmetic benefit alone. There are many health benefits associated with having straight teeth, according to dentists and orthodontists alike. From better digestion to the reduction of chronic discomfort in the neck and head, there are many positives you can look forward to following the completion of your orthodontic treatment!

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January 18, 2021

6 Questions You Should Ask Your Dentist at Your Next Visit

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_greenberg @ 1:42 pm
woman receiving care from dentist

To maintain optimal dental health, you should visit your dentist every six months for checkups and cleanings. These visits offer more than just a healthy smile. They also serve as educational experiences, where you’re able to broaden your knowledge. Instead of letting the dentist to all the talking, here are 6 questions that you should be asking.

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January 11, 2021

5 Ways Smiling More Often Can Boost Your Health

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_greenberg @ 1:16 pm
woman receiving health benefits of smiling

Are you unhappy with the way your teeth look? If so, you may be hesitant to show them when posing for a photo or just hanging out with friends or family. With cosmetic dentistry, you’re able to fix any imperfections and achieve the appearance you’ve always wanted. While this obviously boosts self-esteem, there are also health benefits of smiling. Continue reading to discover 5 ways displaying your ivories can boost your state of wellness, and find out why it’s advantageous to visit a cosmetic dentist!

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December 20, 2020

Do Veneers Cause Tooth Sensitivity?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_greenberg @ 6:39 pm
a young woman smiling while a dentist uses a shade guide to determine the color of her veneers

Chips, cracks, stains, discoloration, and even minor gaps can be problematic when wanting to look and feel your best. If you suffer from one or more of these imperfections, you may be considering veneers to transform your smile. While they are capable of hiding flaws and producing uniform results, is it possible they can cause your teeth to be more sensitive? A local dentist sets the record straight by sharing what you can expect after receiving new veneers.

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November 26, 2020

Combatting 4 Winter Mouth Issues

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_greenberg @ 8:37 pm
Man with chapped lips

Winter is upon us. While this is an exciting time due to the upcoming holidays, delicious food, and festive music, not everything about this season is something to get excited about. Unfortunately, during this part of the year, many people are forced to deal with some frustrating winter mouth issues that are difficult to resolve. Fortunately, your dentist is here to help. Continue reading to learn about some of the common winter mouth issues that people face and what you can do to get some relief from them.

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November 12, 2020

Why You Should See Your Dentist Earlier Next Year

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_greenberg @ 8:58 pm
woman making an appointment online

The new year will be here before you know it, which means that your dental insurance benefits are going to reset. Meeting your deductible as soon as possible is one good reason to pencil in a trip to the dentist early on, but your Mt. Holly dentist shares some other good reasons why you should consider scheduling a dental checkup as early as possible in the next year.

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