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  • Can Chewing Gum Actually Help Prevent Tooth Decay?

    Americans love chewing gum. In fact, the average American chews more than 1.8 pounds of gum a year. But is all that chewing gum wrecking the oral health of millions of Americans, leaving them to deal with a lifetime of cavities and problems with their teeth? The answer is yes, if that gum is full

  • Best Foods for Restorative Sleep

    Obtaining restorative sleep on a nightly basis (between 7 and 9 hours) is critical for your overall health – including your oral health. Lack of sleep can make eating healthy challenging, as cravings for sugar and carbohydrates often increase – which can lead to increased risk of forming cavities. Poor sleep may contribute to the

  • Overbrushing Can Lead to Sensitive Teeth and Gums

    Brushing regularly is considered vital for healthy teeth and gums, but dental experts warn that you can overdo a good thing. Known as toothbrush abrasion, overbrushing can lead to sensitive teeth and receding gums. Vigorous brushing can wear down the enamel on the teeth as well as damage and push back the gums, exposing the

  • What’s Bruxism and How Does It Impact Oral Health?

    What’s Bruxism and How Does It Impact Oral Health?

    Most of us don’t have a clue what “bruxism” means. However, if you’ve suffered from bruxism, you know it can be extremely unpleasant. If you’ve sought treatment, then you also know that your dentist can be a lifeline to dealing with the effects of bruxism. Bruxism is the technical term for grinding your teeth. It’s

  • 19 Habits That Wreck Your Teeth

    The decisions you make can seriously impact your oral health and damage your teeth. Some of the items on our list are pretty obvious – most of us have learned that chewing ice can chip or crack our teeth – but others are rather surprising. Chewing On Ice It’s natural and sugar free, so you

  • The 7 Worst Foods and Habits That Stain Your Teeth

    Three Simple Tips to Minimize Their Impact on A Beautiful Smile Determined to keep those pearly whites their whitest? If you do, then you want to be sure to use a set of simple tips to reduce the ability these 7 foods and habits have to stain your teeth. As you might imagine, intensely colored

  • Meet Our New Patient Coordinator

    Kelsey Kusterman is the face and voice of Personal Care Dentistry when new patients walk in the door for their first appointment. As the practice’s New Patient Coordinator, Kelsey provides each new patient with an extensive tour of the clinic’s 8,000 square feet of state-of-the-art facilities, then sits down with each patient to initially assess

  • 9 Ways to Boost Your Body’s Natural Defenses

    9 Ways to Boost Your Body’s Natural Defenses

    If you want to boost your immune health, you may wonder how to help your body fight off illnesses. While bolstering your immunity is easier said than done, several dietary and lifestyle changes may strengthen your body’s natural defenses and help you fight harmful pathogens, or disease-causing organisms. Here are 9 tips to strengthen your

  • 8 Tips to Help Your Child Stop Sucking Their Thumb and Avoid Oral Health Issues

    Sucking their thumb, fingers or a pacifier is a natural reflex for most children. It helps them fall asleep, calm down, or to just feel good. When they are babies, it is considered harmless in terms of a child’s growth and speech development. But how long should it go on? Should a child still be

  • What Are Dental Bridges?

    What Are Dental Bridges?

    Do you have oral health problems? In this post, we address dental bridges and assess who is suitable for Roseville, MN, dental bridges, why they are necessary, and what happens when deciding to get them. What Is a Dental Bridge? Also known as a “pontic,” a dental bridge is a treatment that aims to close