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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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Fluoride: Good or Bad? - <p>According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the fluoridation of drinking water is ranked among the ten greatest public health achievements of 20th century America. However, a quick search of the internet tells us that fluoride can actually be toxic if ingested in large enough quantities. So which is true? Do the health […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted February 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
William J. Buchholtz, DDS

Fluoride: Good or Bad?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the fluoridation of drinking water is ranked among the ten greatest public health achieve...

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Dental Crowns 101 - <p>Sometimes in life, you just need a do-over. That’s precisely what dental crowns are—a new start for your tooth. Teeth are important players in your life! They’re not only the first responders for your digestive tract, but they can make a great first impression – so you deserve a beautiful, fully-functioning set. If your teeth […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted January 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
William J. Buchholtz, DDS

Dental Crowns 101

Sometimes in life, you just need a do-over. That’s precisely what dental crowns are—a new start for your tooth. Teeth are important players in you...

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Can My Child Skip Visits to the Dentist? - <p>You may think of our team at Family Dental Practice as part of your child’s defensive line keeping them safe from gum disease and tooth decay, but we’re also myth busters! You’ve probably heard one of the most common misconceptions we have to challenge: dentistry isn’t important until after children lose their baby teeth. The […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted January 13, 2020 / Blog
William J. Buchholtz, DDS

Can My Child Skip Visits to the Dentist?

You may think of our team at Family Dental Practice as part of your child’s defensive line keeping them safe from gum disease and tooth decay, but w...

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Mouthwash: More Harm Than Good? - <p>At Family Dental Practice, we know a lot of people feel they’re adding a layer of tooth decay and gum disease prevention to their oral hygiene routines when they swish with mouthwash—which may be true, but it depends on the mouthwash. If you floss and brush properly, mouthwash isn’t always necessary, and certain types could […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted December 27, 2019 / Blog
William J. Buchholtz, DDS

Mouthwash: More Harm Than Good?

At Family Dental Practice, we know a lot of people feel they’re adding a layer of tooth decay and gum disease prevention to their oral hygiene routi...

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Is My Child’s Loose Tooth Causing Them Pain? - <p>If you’re a parent or you’re lucky enough to work with infants and toddlers, you know that teething is not the most fun phase they’ll go through. Teeth having to push their way through gum tissue sounds rough, so it’s no surprise that as it happens, your little one will likely be sensitive and in […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted December 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
William J. Buchholtz, DDS

Is My Child’s Loose Tooth Causing Them Pain?

If you’re a parent or you’re lucky enough to work with infants and toddlers, you know that teething is not the most fun phase they’ll go through...

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What Did My Dentist Just Say? - <p>At Family Dental Practice, education is paramount in our mission to help our friends and neighbors improve and maintain their oral health. For this reason, we try to avoid using dental jargon when we’re speaking with our valued patient family. However, there are terms that can’t be broken down as easily; in those cases, we’ll […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted November 13, 2019 / Blog
William J. Buchholtz, DDS

What Did My Dentist Just Say?

At Family Dental Practice, education is paramount in our mission to help our friends and neighbors improve and maintain their oral health. For this re...

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The Smoking Gun: Tobacco & Oral Health - <p>They say not everything natural is good for you. Nature has many poisons that humans have experimented with and learned the hard way to avoid. Tobacco is a popular plant that we’ve learned can really do a number on your health. Using tobacco is a personal and communal practice that can be really hard to […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted October 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
William J. Buchholtz, DDS

The Smoking Gun: Tobacco & Oral Health

They say not everything natural is good for you. Nature has many poisons that humans have experimented with and learned the hard way to avoid. Tobacco...

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Same-Day Dentistry – Too Good to Be True? - <p>In a world of same-day shipping and same day photo prints, your dental restorations can now be same day services too! This is thanks to CEREC® milling machines and digital imaging technology. CEREC is short for “ceramic reconstruction”. This technology has been around since the early 1980s and it’s only gotten better with time, for […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted October 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Services
William J. Buchholtz, DDS

Same-Day Dentistry – Too Good to Be True?

In a world of same-day shipping and same day photo prints, your dental restorations can now be same day services too! This is thanks to CEREC® millin...

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Welcome Home - <p>Welcome to our new website! We are thrilled with the launch of our new online home that will help us provide a better experience for our patients. This site is meant to be an extension of our practice that allows you to easily find information and schedule appointments, and a resource for our patients and […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted October 9, 2019 / Blog
William J. Buchholtz, DDS

Welcome Home

Welcome to our new website! We are thrilled with the launch of our new online home that will help us provide a better experience for our patients. Thi...

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Gum Disease Symptoms to Look For - <p>According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost half of American adults have gum disease. Poor dental hygiene habits, stress, hereditary issues, some medications, a compromised immune system, and hormonal fluctuations can all work against you, increasing your odds of developing periodontal disease. Whether your gums don’t look exactly right or they […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted April 18, 2018 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
William J. Buchholtz, DDS

Gum Disease Symptoms to Look For

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost half of American adults have gum disease. Poor dental hygiene habits, stress...

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