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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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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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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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Stop Brushing After You Eat – Do This Instead - <p>For a long time, we’ve been told to brush our teeth right after we eat, but conventional wisdom might be changing on that. Thanks to your mouth’s powerful and natural ability to clean itself, rinsing with water might actually be the best way to freshen your breath and prevent cavities after you eat.  In addition […]</p>
Posted September 27, 2023 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Stop Brushing After You Eat – Do This Instead

For a long time, we’ve been told to brush our teeth right after we eat, but conventional wisdom might be changing on that. Thanks to your mouth’s ...

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Crack Down on Cracked Tooth Syndrome - <p>Cracked tooth syndrome (CTS), also known as cracked cusp syndrome or split tooth syndrome, is a painful condition that results from a crack in one of your teeth. CTS can mean anything from a tiny hairline split in the crown to a fracture that goes all the way to the root.  If you have a […]</p>
Posted September 13, 2023 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Crack Down on Cracked Tooth Syndrome

Cracked tooth syndrome (CTS), also known as cracked cusp syndrome or split tooth syndrome, is a painful condition that results from a crack in one of ...

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Is It Time for Braces Already? - <p>These days, people of all ages receive orthodontic treatment, but many of us still associate braces with the awkward and angsty pre-teen and teen years. While some kids are excited about braces because they know some “cool” teenagers who have them, others may worry about how braces might look or feel.   Mom and Dad are […]</p>
Posted August 28, 2023 / Blog, Dental Health, Dental Technology
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Is It Time for Braces Already?

These days, people of all ages receive orthodontic treatment, but many of us still associate braces with the awkward and angsty pre-teen and teen year...

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Can My Child’s Asthma Affect Their Dental Health? - <p>Did you know more than 26 million Americans have asthma, and it’s the leading chronic disease in children? As dental health professionals that understand how deeply your oral and overall health rely on one another and want both to be optimal for your child, we feel it’s important to talk about how asthma might affect […]</p>
Posted July 27, 2023 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Can My Child’s Asthma Affect Their Dental Health?

Did you know more than 26 million Americans have asthma, and it’s the leading chronic disease in children? As dental health professionals that under...

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How Do I Answer My Child’s Dental Questions? - <p>Kids aren’t afraid to ask questions about everything under the sun, and teeth are just one of the many mysteries they will ponder. At Family Dental Practice, our pediatric patients come up with some of the most interesting questions we hear—and we hear questions all day!  Most of the time, kids’ questions about teeth are […]</p>
Posted July 13, 2023 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

How Do I Answer My Child’s Dental Questions?

Kids aren’t afraid to ask questions about everything under the sun, and teeth are just one of the many mysteries they will ponder. At Family Dental ...

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Why Haven’t My Child’s Permanent Teeth Come In? - <p>If your child’s permanent adult teeth haven’t emerged in a timely manner, you may wonder if there is a reason to worry. Family Dental Practice would like to share a few possible reasons permanent adult teeth can be delayed.  Is There Enough Space for the New Teeth to Grow? The most common reason for permanent […]</p>
Posted June 27, 2023 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Why Haven’t My Child’s Permanent Teeth Come In?

If your child’s permanent adult teeth haven’t emerged in a timely manner, you may wonder if there is a reason to worry. Family Dental Practice wou...

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