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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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Can Dry Socket Be Deadly? - <p>The dreaded words of warning for anyone who has a tooth extraction: dry socket. A dry socket is a painful complication after a routine treatment like an extraction, but it can be avoided if you’re careful, and it definitely won’t kill you. Read more below from Watertown dentists, Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro at Family […]</p>
Posted February 27, 2024 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Can Dry Socket Be Deadly?

The dreaded words of warning for anyone who has a tooth extraction: dry socket. A dry socket is a painful complication after a routine treatment like ...

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Finding Your Oasis: Food & Drinks for Dry Mouth - <p>Xerostomia is the technical term for dry mouth, the condition that results from absent or reduced saliva flow. It is not a disease on its own, but it may be a side effect of medication or radiation treatments.  Xerostomia affects about 20% of the elderly population—not because of their age, but due to the increased […]</p>
Posted February 13, 2024 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Finding Your Oasis: Food & Drinks for Dry Mouth

Xerostomia is the technical term for dry mouth, the condition that results from absent or reduced saliva flow. It is not a disease on its own, but it ...

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How Long Will I Have to Wear a Retainer? - <p>You’ve worn your braces or aligners, kept your checkup appointments, and followed treatment instructions from Family Dental Practice. You love your new smile, but it’s not over yet—how long will you have to wear a retainer? There are two types of retainers: removable and fixed. Removable retainers are taken out of your mouth during your […]</p>
Posted January 27, 2024 / Blog, Dental Technology
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

How Long Will I Have to Wear a Retainer?

You’ve worn your braces or aligners, kept your checkup appointments, and followed treatment instructions from Family Dental Practice. You love your ...

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Do You Snore or Have Sleep Apnea? Get MAD! - <p>We don’t mean the emotion, though you just might be feeling it if you or your loved ones have been losing sleep because of snoring or obstructive sleep apnea. MAD is the abbreviation for Mandibular Advancement Device, and it’s a type of oral appliance that could help you and your family experience restful sleep again. […]</p>
Posted January 13, 2024 / Blog, Dental Technology
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Do You Snore or Have Sleep Apnea? Get MAD!

We don’t mean the emotion, though you just might be feeling it if you or your loved ones have been losing sleep because of snoring or obstructive sl...

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Dental Bridges 101 - <p>A hole in your smile is never a positive thing. It negatively affects physical appearance, eating, speaking, and your overall sense of confidence and well-being. Let Family Dental Practice bridge the gap between where you are with your smile and where you want to be! A missing tooth or teeth can also cause jaw pain […]</p>
Posted December 27, 2023 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Dental Bridges 101

A hole in your smile is never a positive thing. It negatively affects physical appearance, eating, speaking, and your overall sense of confidence and ...

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Teeth Grinding, Clenching & Bruxism - <p>There is a good chance you have heard someone mention the term ‘bruxism’ and discuss the problems it can cause for your oral health. At the office, we talk about a lot of technical dental stuff that doesn’t necessarily concern our patients, but bruxism is something we definitely want you to know about. Stress and […]</p>
Posted December 13, 2023 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Teeth Grinding, Clenching & Bruxism

There is a good chance you have heard someone mention the term ‘bruxism’ and discuss the problems it can cause for your oral health. At the office...

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Healthy Mouth, Healthy Heart - <p>We all know that it’s important to take care of our health, but that’s often easier said than done. Health and hygiene routines are an investment of your time every day. So, wouldn’t it be great if you could accomplish more by actually doing less?  As it turns out, when it comes to oral health […]</p>
Posted November 27, 2023 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Heart

We all know that it’s important to take care of our health, but that’s often easier said than done. Health and hygiene routines are an investment ...

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Caring for Your Dentures - <p>The image of a glass full of false teeth on the nightstand is plastered all throughout popular culture. You would think that soaking your dentures in water and cleaner is sufficient, but Family Dental Practice reminds us that proper denture care requires more than just that.  In fact, denture maintenance is an important part of oral health. […]</p>
Posted November 13, 2023 / Blog, Dental Technology
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Caring for Your Dentures

The image of a glass full of false teeth on the nightstand is plastered all throughout popular culture. You would think that soaking your dentures in...

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Can Plaque Cause Tooth Loss? - <p>If you’ve ever gone too long between brushing your teeth, you know how slimy and dirty your teeth can feel. Some people lovingly call this layer of grime “teeth sweaters.” But it has a real name: plaque. Plaque is common but it can cause poor oral health if you ignore it. Dr. Will Buchholtz & […]</p>
Posted October 27, 2023 / Blog
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Can Plaque Cause Tooth Loss?

If you’ve ever gone too long between brushing your teeth, you know how slimy and dirty your teeth can feel. Some people lovingly call this layer of ...

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To Be or Not to Be Sugar-Free: The Facts About Artificial Sweeteners - <p>Originally created for people unable to consume regular sugars, alternative and artificial sweeteners have become extremely popular in all kinds of different products. From chewing gum to diet soda, Dr. Will Buchholtz & Dr. Kyle Garro from Family Dental Practice want you to know which of these options are best for your dental and general […]</p>
Posted October 13, 2023 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

To Be or Not to Be Sugar-Free: The Facts About Artificial Sweeteners

Originally created for people unable to consume regular sugars, alternative and artificial sweeteners have become extremely popular in all kinds of di...

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