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We love to keep our patients in the loop! The Family Dental Practice blog is meant to be a place you can come and read up on all things related to oral health. We hope to educate, entertain, and keep you up to speed on any new procedures we offer as well as exciting deals or office announcements. If you ever have a question you’d like us to address in the blog, feel free to let us know!

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I Had Braces, Now My Jaw Hurts: Can Orthodontics Cause TMJ? - <p>You had braces when you were younger and never experienced any jaw pain or other TMJ symptoms prior. Then, after you completed your orthodontic treatment, you developed a pain in your jaw, maybe accompanied by popping, locking, clenching and grinding. Maybe you developed these symptoms shortly after having your braces removed, maybe it was a […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted November 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

I Had Braces, Now My Jaw Hurts: Can Orthodontics Cause TMJ?

You had braces when you were younger and never experienced any jaw pain or other TMJ symptoms prior. Then, after you completed your orthodontic treatm...

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Local Anesthetic – Is it Safe? - <p>If you get to go on a tropical vacation, your ability to feel the warm sun and the smooth sand is crucial to enjoying the atmosphere. There are, however, times in life when you would rather not feel anything. Getting a dental procedure can be one of those times—as important as the procedure might be. […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted November 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Technology
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Local Anesthetic – Is it Safe?

If you get to go on a tropical vacation, your ability to feel the warm sun and the smooth sand is crucial to enjoying the atmosphere. There are, howev...

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Straight Talk on Straight Teeth: Do Braces Hurt? - <p>Orthodontic treatments have been around for centuries, but luckily the materials and methods used have been updated with the expansion of education and technology. If they hadn’t, you might see metal bands or golden wires wrapped all the way around teeth instead of small brackets held in place by wires—or worse, cords made from animal […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted October 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Straight Talk on Straight Teeth: Do Braces Hurt?

Orthodontic treatments have been around for centuries, but luckily the materials and methods used have been updated with the expansion of education an...

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Lemon Juice – The Good, The Bad, & The Sour - <p>In a great tale of opposites, lemon juice can be both acidic and basic, or alkaline. Read on to find out why people are talking about this, and what it means for your oral and overall health. What Is pH & Why Does It Matter? Drinking lemon juice (usually diluted in a glass of water […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted October 13, 2022 / Blog
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Lemon Juice – The Good, The Bad, & The Sour

In a great tale of opposites, lemon juice can be both acidic and basic, or alkaline. Read on to find out why people are talking about this, and what i...

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Are Your Teeth Safe from Coffee Stains? - <p>First things first, put your worries away! We are not about to tell you that your coffee drinking days are over. We know that each shot of caffeine is crucial and we cherish our coffee, too! Here at Family Dental Practice, we want to educate you on what causes coffee stains and what you can […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted September 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Are Your Teeth Safe from Coffee Stains?

First things first, put your worries away! We are not about to tell you that your coffee drinking days are over. We know that each shot of caffeine is...

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Baby Dentistry: Teething & Other Joys - <p>It’s easy to think that baby teeth aren’t that important. They make their grand entrance (however painfully) and leave your baby’s mouth soon thereafter. But your baby’s oral health is very important, both in the present and to set the stage for a lifetime of health. Today Family Dental Practice would like to talk about […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted September 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Baby Dentistry: Teething & Other Joys

It’s easy to think that baby teeth aren’t that important. They make their grand entrance (however painfully) and leave your baby’s mouth soon th...

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Choosing the Right Dentist - <p>It’s no secret that Watertown residents are careful about how they choose medical professionals for their family, but sometimes it’s not easy to find everything you want in a dentist. Family Dental Practice understands that choosing a dentist is no small feat, so we’ve put together this guide to picking a dentist for individuals and […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted August 27, 2022 / Blog
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Choosing the Right Dentist

It’s no secret that Watertown residents are careful about how they choose medical professionals for their family, but sometimes it’s not easy to f...

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Is Flossing Really Necessary? - <p>How do you feel when you see that little plastic floss container in your medicine cabinet? Eagerness to achieve that clean feeling in your mouth? Or regret over a habit you have trouble keeping? Did you get excited about recent headlines saying flossing isn’t necessary? We’re sorry to break the news, but as your oral […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted August 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Is Flossing Really Necessary?

How do you feel when you see that little plastic floss container in your medicine cabinet? Eagerness to achieve that clean feeling in your mouth? Or r...

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Oral Health Tips at Every Age - <p>A few things are equally important for your oral health, no matter what your age or stage of life. Good nutrition, brushing and flossing habits, visiting the dentist and a little fluoride are always (always) the essentials – you won’t ever hear us say otherwise.   However, your dental hygiene routine requires unique considerations for each […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted July 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Oral Health Tips at Every Age

A few things are equally important for your oral health, no matter what your age or stage of life. Good nutrition, brushing and flossing habits, visit...

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The Best Way to Replace Missing Teeth - <p>We all remember losing our teeth as children and being delighted to find money from the tooth fairy under our pillow, but it’s just not as much fun losing teeth as an adult. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, adults between the ages of 20 and 64 have an average of […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted July 19, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

The Best Way to Replace Missing Teeth

We all remember losing our teeth as children and being delighted to find money from the tooth fairy under our pillow, but it’s just not as much fun ...

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