3 Common Causes of Oral Health Issues Among Teens

At Apex Family Dental, we care about the health of you and your family, including children of all ages. Some dental problems are particularly common among teenagers. Check out our graphic for a quick look at some of the oral health issues frequently…

3 Oral Health Issues Teens Should Watch Out For

Let’s be honest: at Apex Family Dental, we often notice that when children begin to outgrow childhood and enter adolescence, the upkeep of their oral and dental health takes a nosedive. Perhaps this is because parents oversee their kids’…
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Aging and Teeth

Aging is inevitable, and the changes that come with the years will affect almost all the different parts of our bodies, including the teeth and gums. Most of us tie dentures to the elderly. But dental issues and treatments for those past middle…
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Dental Cleanings: An Important Part of Preserving Overall Health

You’d think people would enjoy the feeling of having professionally cleaned teeth, but most people are hesitant to make that trip to the dentist’s office for a dental cleaning. They fear the dentist’s bad news, that there is cavity, or…
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Dental Health and Pregnancy

Did you know that a baby’s teeth begin to develop while still in the womb? It’s true. At some point between the third and sixth months of pregnancy, a baby’s teeth start to develop. They won’t protrude through the gums until later, but…
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How Food Influences Oral Health

Correct dietary habits have an enormous influence on physical health, and this includes oral health. Among other things, good nutrition is effective at preventing the development of cavities. A cavity is formed when tooth decay is allowed to…
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The Importance of Dental Visits

Oral health is very important. If oral health is neglected, it can cause serious problems, and even have implications for total body health. Thus, regular dental visits are critical. The American Dental Association recommends a dental visit…
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Should I Get Dental Implants?

According to the American Academy of Periodontology, a dental implant is an artificial tooth root inserted into the jaw to hold a false tooth. Dental implants are an excellent option for those afflicted with certain conditions. If the tooth…

Flossing is Important!

Why is flossing so important? Because even with proper brushing, the areas between your teeth don’t get completely cleaned. And most cavities start between your teeth! To keep your teeth and gums healthy you must use dental floss to remove…
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Dental Hygiene Secrets: Addressing Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety might not be a topic directly related to dental hygiene, but it's such a common concern for patients of all ages that I thought it would be a good idea to share with you a few solutions you may be unaware of.Perhaps there is no…