Category Archives: adult dental care

The Aging Mouth: What to Look For

When most baby boomers were growing up, it was normal for their parents’ generation to have dentures. But there is no reason for that to be the case today. In fact, older adults are keeping their natural teeth longer than … Continue reading

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The ADA Weighs in On the Benefits of Flossing

In its recent dietary guidelines for Americans, the Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services quietly dropped any mention of flossing. At the same time, the American Academy of Periodontology acknowledged that most of the current evidence in favor … Continue reading

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How to Care for Your Dentures

If you have removable full or partial dentures, knowing how to care for them properly can help you avoid costly repairs and ensure good oral health. Here are some basic tips: Handle your dentures carefully. Be sure you don’t bend … Continue reading

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All the Presidents’ Teeth

In this election season, it’s only natural that we are interested in all things presidential. So here are some facts, courtesy of the American Dental Association’s mouthhealthy.org website, that you may find interesting about some of our past presidents’ oral … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers at Higher Risk for Tooth Root Decay

We usually associate cavities more with children than adults. But changes that occur with aging can make cavities referred to as “root caries” an adult problem as well. Gum disease, brushing improperly or with too hard a toothbrush and some … Continue reading

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Summer Dental Health Tips

It’s almost summer and with so many activities lined up, who wants to think about keeping your mouth healthy? But helping your family practice good oral health during the summer can get everyone off to a good start when fall … Continue reading

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Dental Implants at Angell’s Dentistry

At Angell’s Dentistry, dental implant restoration is one of a number of types of tooth replacement that Dr. Douglas Angell provides for patients. While many options exist to replace missing teeth, only dental implants provide the feel, function and appearance … Continue reading

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