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Protect Your Teeth This Cold And Flu Season

The last thing you want to worry about when you’re sick is your dental health. Unfortunately, your teeth can be extra vulnerable when cold and flu season strike. If you find yourself under the weather, read on for helpful tips on protecting your mouth! Watch Out For Dry Mouth You know that feeling when your nose [...]

January 11th, 2019|Oral Health, Prevention|Comments Off on Protect Your Teeth This Cold And Flu Season

Seasonal Allergies And Your Oral Health

SPRING IS IN THE AIR…and that means so are allergies. Seasonal allergies affect millions of people every year, but did you know that they can also affect oral health? Why Do We Get Seasonal Allergies? While there are plenty of allergens that can make us sneeze year round, such as dust and pet dander, seasonal [...]

May 9th, 2018|Oral Health, Prevention|Comments Off on Seasonal Allergies And Your Oral Health

HPV & Oral Cancer | What You Need To Know

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and as your oral health care provider, Dr. Christian joins the nation’s top dental associations and health organizations in this campaign to raise awareness of HPV, oral cancer screenings and the importance of early detection. I am sure that you recall having your tongue examined during your hygiene visits (sorry [...]

April 10th, 2018|Community Outreach, Oral Health, Prevention|Comments Off on HPV & Oral Cancer | What You Need To Know

Why Is Fluoride So Good For Our Teeth?

At Keystone Dental Arts, our hygienists play a critical role in patient care. While patients are in their chair, hygienists not only clean their teeth, but they also spend quality time hearing concerns. Fluoride is a common topic of discussion and they prepared this article as an educational resource to help patients better understand the benefits. [...]

September 13th, 2017|Fluoride, Oral Health, Prevention|Comments Off on Why Is Fluoride So Good For Our Teeth?

Diabetes And Gum Disease

We all need to maintain a healthy oral health routine to prevent plaque from forming on our teeth, but research suggests that those with diabetes are especially vulnerable to gum disease (periodontitis). In a study published in The Journal of Clinical Periodontology,  researchers found, “Poor periodontal health is associated with worsening of glycemic control and [...]

January 12th, 2017|Gum Disease, Oral Health, Periodontal Disease, Prevention|Comments Off on Diabetes And Gum Disease

Sensitive Tooth or Tooth Pain | Why Early Intervention Matters

A sensitive tooth is an indication of irritation of nerves in the tooth. Since the sensitivity may come and go with hot or cold exposure, eating acidic foods, brushing and flossing or with bite, patients tend to delay diagnosis until they are in constant pain and require emergency treatment.  A sensitive tooth or tooth ache [...]

September 19th, 2016|Oral Health, Prevention|Comments Off on Sensitive Tooth or Tooth Pain | Why Early Intervention Matters

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month | 5 Oral Cancer Stats You Need To Know

This April, the nation observes the 17th Annual Oral Cancer Awareness Month and Keystone Dental Arts joins the nation's top dental associations and health organizations in this campaign to raise awareness of oral cancer screenings and the importance of early detection. According to a survey just released by Vigilant Biosciences, Inc, a leading innovator and [...]

April 14th, 2016|Oral Health, Prevention|Comments Off on April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month | 5 Oral Cancer Stats You Need To Know