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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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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>
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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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>
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>
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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Sugar: Teeth’s Worst Nightmare - <p>People in the United States eat more sugar than any other country in the world. (Fortunately, we also have some of the best dentists in the world.) You hear it all the time: “sugar rots your teeth.” But is it true? What exactly does sugar do to your teeth and why is it so bad? […]</p>
Posted June 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Sugar: Teeth’s Worst Nightmare

People in the United States eat more sugar than any other country in the world. (Fortunately, we also have some of the best dentists in the world.) Yo...

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Does Your Child Have Painful Sores in Their Mouth? This Virus Could be the Cause - <p>You’ve probably heard the phrase, “Open mouth, insert foot” to describe a moment in which someone’s said something they wish they hadn’t, but have you heard of Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease?  Despite it being a relatively common virus, it’s one that makes a lot of parents furrow their brow in confusion. Maybe the awareness […]</p>
Posted March 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Does Your Child Have Painful Sores in Their Mouth? This Virus Could be the Cause

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “Open mouth, insert foot” to describe a moment in which someone’s said something they wish they hadn’t, bu...

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Is Thumb Sucking Dangerous? - <p>Thumb sucking is normal behavior for babies and young children. But just how normal? More than 75% of little ones suck their thumbs, fingers, hands, pacifiers, or other items such as the corner of a blanket during these early years. Most kids stop this behavior on their own between the ages of three and six. […]</p>
Posted January 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Is Thumb Sucking Dangerous?

Thumb sucking is normal behavior for babies and young children. But just how normal? More than 75% of little ones suck their thumbs, fingers, hands, p...

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Can Poor Oral Health Cause Diabetes? - <p>Diabetes is a chronic and complicated disease that affects how your body processes sugar—its main source of energy. Diabetes symptoms mostly affect your heart, eyes, nerves, and kidneys, but it can affect your whole body, including your mouth. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), more than 29 million Americans have diabetes, and almost 2 […]</p>
Posted January 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Can Poor Oral Health Cause Diabetes?

Diabetes is a chronic and complicated disease that affects how your body processes sugar—its main source of energy. Diabetes symptoms mostly affect ...

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This Film Can Wreak Havoc on Your Child’s Smile - <p>We’re not talking about a movie, but a hardened substance on your child’s teeth called tartar or calculus—another slightly confusing term, right? No math equations here, except maybe Plaque + Time = Tartar.   That’s right, tartar begins as plaque, which is the accumulation of tiny food particles and bacteria. Our mouths are home to upwards […]</p>
Posted November 26, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

This Film Can Wreak Havoc on Your Child’s Smile

We’re not talking about a movie, but a hardened substance on your child’s teeth called tartar or calculus—another slightly confusing term, right...

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Ages & Stages: Kids & Oral Hygiene - <p>Very few opinions are universally shared, but we’re willing to bet on one: the best dental checkups are the ones where Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro says the beautiful words: “No cavities!” At-home oral hygiene routines are the most effective tool people of any age have to keep their teeth healthy, but when it comes […]</p>
Posted October 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Ages & Stages: Kids & Oral Hygiene

Very few opinions are universally shared, but we’re willing to bet on one: the best dental checkups are the ones where Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro...

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What’s a Pulpotomy? Pain Relief for Tiny Teeth - <p>The pulp is found in the center of each tooth and consists of tissue, nerves, and blood vessels, which work together to provide oxygen and nutrients that keep them healthy and strong. If one or more teeth suffer a traumatic injury or decay, the pulp can become inflamed or infected. When this happens in a […]</p>
Posted September 15, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

What’s a Pulpotomy? Pain Relief for Tiny Teeth

The pulp is found in the center of each tooth and consists of tissue, nerves, and blood vessels, which work together to provide oxygen and nutrients t...

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