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How do I know when I have a cavity?

February 17, 2016
blog- How do I know when I have a cavity?

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Dr. Bowman and our team at Gentle Caring Dentistry frequently field questions about cavities and what causes them. Patients will typically ask, “I brush twice a day and floss regularly, as well as rinse with hydrogen peroxide, so a cavity is unlikely, right?”

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Valentine’s Day History

February 10, 2016
blog- Valentine’s Day History

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Valentine’s Day is best known as a celebration of love in all its forms. Pink hearts, red roses, and cute greeting cards adorn every surface you see. What many people don’t realize is that the modern Valentine’s Day celebration arose from a religious holiday.

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Which whitening is right for you?

February 3, 2016
blog- Which whitening is right for you?

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Many of our patients at Gentle Caring Dentistry have been asking us about brightening their teeth lately, and today we thought we would discuss the options available to you to put the sparkle back in your smile!

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What should I use to clean my baby’s teeth?

January 27, 2016
blog- What should I use to clean my baby’s teeth?

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You might think babies don’t need to brush their teeth, especially when they don’t have any. But by starting good habits like brushing when your child is young, you can lay the foundation for them to continue those good habits into adulthood.

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I haven’t been to the dentist in years; what should I expect?

January 20, 2016
blog- I haven’t been to the dentist in years; what should I expect?

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Time flies when we are not at the dentist! Before you know it, years may have gone by. Let’s take a moment to explain what takes place when a patient comes back to receive care after an extended period of time.

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How do I make my child’s diet safe for his or her teeth?

January 13, 2016
blog- How do I make my child’s diet safe for his or her teeth?

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The food you feed your child can have a lasting effect on his or her oral health. In fact, diet plays a major role in whether a child develops cavities and decay, which can lead to many dental visits and potential tooth loss. So what should you feed your child to ensure he or she has a healthy smile for life?

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Are you a candidate for dental implants?

January 6, 2016
blog- Are you a candidate for dental implants?

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When you are missing teeth, it is critical to replace them. Without all your teeth, chewing and eating can be challenging, as well as uncomfortable. Missing teeth can also destabilize your bite. Dental implants are a great option for replacing teeth that are missing or are badly diseased. A dental implant at Gentle Caring Dentistry offers relief, support, and stability to your bite, and often, implants are the most natural and effective option available.

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It’s a Wrap: Ending the year with a smile!

December 30, 2015
blog- It’s a Wrap: Ending the year with a smile!

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People have been ushering in the New Year for centuries but it became an official holiday in 1582 when Pope George XIII declared January 1st to be the day on which everyone would celebrate the New Year. At midnight people would yell, holler, and blow horns to scare away the evil spirits of the previous year so the New Year would be joyous and filled with opportunity. Nearly 500 years later, we still greet the New Year by whooping and hollering, but in a celebratory manner instead. Whether you intend to ring in the New Year quietly at home in the Fremont, OH area or have plans to join the countdown at a gala extravaganza, these tips can help you ring out the old and usher in the new with a smile.

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The Safety of Dental X-Rays

December 23, 2015
blog- The Safety of Dental X-Rays

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An article was released to the public stating that dental X-rays contribute to a type of brain cancer. After reading an article like this, your first thought may be to avoid dental X-rays, but you may want to hold off on that quick judgment. As with any treatment we offer at Gentle Caring Dentistry, education is your most valuable tool in deciding what is best for you.

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How Missing Teeth Can Affect Your Health

December 16, 2015
blog- How Missing Teeth Can Affect Your Health

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According to the American Academy of Periodontology, an estimated three out of four Americans suffer from gum disease. In milder cases, the disease is called gingivitis. More severe cases are called periodontitis. Despite the prevalence of periodontal disease (and it is very common), only three percent of people who suffer from periodontal disease get treatment for it. Gum disease has been linked to other serious diseases, including cancer, diabetes, and heart disease.

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