Oral Piercings: Long-Term Implications 

5 October, 2020
‘Everything that glitters is not gold’; similarly, everything that looks cool isn’t safe! Several adults are into piercings, and they get accessories for their tongue, teeth and lips, which can be damaging and pose implications in the long term. Most doctors and dentists advise against oral piercings saying that the mouth is one of the ‘worst’ places for jewelry. The American Dental Association (ADA) also......
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Tips to Reduce Sugar Intake 

21 January, 2020
Did you know that eating sugary foods can make your body crave it? Additionally, regularly eating sugar can cause many health problems- including tooth decay and gum damage. Here at Snow Family Dentistry, we often see teeth that have been damaged by eating too much sugar, and it can be a difficult issue to fix.  How Much Sugar is Too Much? The recommended daily sugar allowance......
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Pregnancy Dental Health Tips

15 January, 2020
Being pregnant actually requires a lot of sacrifice. For instance, during this time, a mom-to-be can get so focused on making everything perfect for her little one that she can neglect her own health. However, a pregnant woman who cares for herself is also caring for her unborn child—that’s especially true when it comes to oral health. Contributors to Declining Tooth and Gum Health It’s......
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How to Keep Your Teeth Healthy During the Holidays

15 December, 2019
To keep your teeth healthy and clean this holiday season, follow these Snow Family Dentistry tips!  Avoid Cracking Nuts with Your teeth  Although protein found in nuts helps keep muscles and bones strong, you shouldn’t test the strength of your teeth by shelling nuts with them. The hard surface of most nutshells can cause serious tooth and gum damage, and may even crack teeth. To......
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5 Tips for Choosing the Right Dentist

4 December, 2019
Searching for a dentist? Make sure you consider these five things before making an appointment!  Choose a Dentist with a Good Reputation The first important consideration when looking for the perfect dentist is to check his or her reputation. Fortunately, there are many ways to research dentists and their practice history. One of the first things to do is to search online reviews to see......
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Healthy Thanksgiving Food Tips  

28 November, 2019
Thanksgiving is a holiday infamous for its amazing food choices- many of which are not especially healthy. To have a healthy, guilt-free, holiday meal, follow these Snow Family Dentistry tips!  Serve a Healthy Appetizer  Put cheese cubes, vegetables and mixed nuts out for guests to snack on while dinner is prepared. Cheese is great for teeth because it contains strength-building calcium. Casein, a protein found......
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Checking Benefits and Out-of-Pocket Pay

15 October, 2019
Checking Benefits and Out-of-Pocket Pay At Snow Family Dentistry, we strive to be an affordable care option for your family’s dental needs, and we are contracted with most major Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) plans. It is our goal to provide the best possible service to our patients, both in the chair and out of it. As such, we have a straight forward process of checking......
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Is Dental Care Safe While Pregnant?

10 October, 2019
Is Dental Care Safe While Pregnant? The list of dos and don’ts while pregnant can be long and overwhelming for expecting women, with the don’ts often outweighing the dos. It is very common for expecting moms to have questions about healthcare including dental care and procedures. Routine medical and dental care is important for both the health of the mom and the baby. Keep reading......
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