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Oral Piercings and Your Teeth

Piercings in your moth or tongue will have some impact on your oral health. In this article, we’ll describe the possible pitfalls of oral piercings and your oral hygiene. Oral Piercing Impact on Dental Health There’s no real way to avoid it. Tongue piercings do cause problems. In this case,…
Peak Family Dental Care
October 21, 2020
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Can Cold Weather Cause Tooth Pain?

In a nutshell, yes. The cold weather certainly aggravates certain kinds of tooth pain as would eating an ice cream sandwich or drinking a tall glass of ice water. This type of tooth pain, which is associated with cavities, is caused by the exposure of a part of the tooth…
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Common Dental Issues With Baby Teeth

You may figure that because children eventually lose their first set of teeth, that the health of those teeth isn’t of the same vital importance as the health of their permanent teeth. But the truth is that protecting your child’s baby teeth is crucial to maintaining their overall health. Baby…
Peak Family Dental Care
September 17, 2020
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Treating Cracked Teeth In Flagstaff

When most people think of cracked teeth, they think of hockey players who’ve taken one too many pucks to the mouth. While it’s true that teeth can crack due to direct trauma, sometimes teeth crack due to general wear and tear. When they do, they can cause the same sort…
Peak Family Dental Care
September 10, 2020
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The Different Stages of Gum Disease

Like many medical problems, gum disease is understood in stages that outline the likely progression of the disease. The very first stage of gum disease is gingivitis. In this article, we’ll discuss gingivitis and the progression of gum disease. Stage 1: Gingivitis Gingivitis is the first stage of gum disease.…
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Treating Bad Breath in Flagstaff, AZ

Chronic bad breath isn’t just caused by onions or garlic, it’s caused by the buildup of plaque and bacteria in your gums, or in rare cases, by other conditions such as tonsil stones. The medical term for bad breath is halitosis. Halitosis is treatable once the reason for the halitosis…

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