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Dr. Gary Cash May Update

1 May 20200

It is our goal to stay in touch and provide useful information during this challenging time. Our office is currently recommending postponing nearly all dental procedures at the time of this blog entry. However, home care is more essential than ever for dental health and overall health. Many of our patients have had oral hygiene recommendations

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Take the Time to Brush Your Teeth

15 Apr 20200
mouth in four parts

Are you brushing your teeth for two minutes? Two minutes is much longer than it seems! Now more than ever, at-home dental prevention strategies are essential to dental health and overall health. Brushing morning and night for two minutes is something everyone should be doing. I challenge everyone to have a clock or a timer nearby the next time you

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The Damage (Green) Beer Can Cause Your Teeth

10 Mar 20200
Green Beer on St. Patrick's Day

One of the largest alcohol consumption days of the year is quickly approaching as everyone will get in touch with their inner Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. A handful of green foods will be served to mark the day, and if you’re drinking, this might include green beer, which is beer served with green food coloring in it. Dr. Cash is here to remind you

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3 Valentine’s Treats That Keep Your Smile Bright

14 Feb 20200
Valentine's Treats

Valentine’s Day is the first holiday of the year where high amounts of sweets and treats are purchased and consumed, not only by romantic partners, but by everyone. Every year, the average spending for Valentine’s Day continues to rise. In total, spending is expected to reach $27.4 billion, up 32% from 2019. On average, 58 million pounds of chocola

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4 Tips for Cavity Prevention over the Holiday

15 Dec 20190
Holiday Treats

Sweet treats, such as pies, chocolate, candy canes, and more are awaiting us this holiday season. That’s not a good sign for your oral or overall health as you might gain a new cavity in addition to a few pounds. Although delicious, sugary treats, are good at damaging teeth and gums. Here are a few ways to prevent cavities during the holiday season

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How Gum Disease Can Impact Your Health

15 Aug 20160
Dentist examination room with a yellow chair

Daily brushing and flossing can keep gum and periodontal disease at bay but for those that still suffer from Taking care of your teeth isn’t just about having a pearly white smile and pleasant breath.  There has been research proving a connection between your dental health and overall health.  Daily brushing and flossing can keep gum and periodo

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How Long Will My Dental Work Last?

24 May 20160

How long will my dental work last? On the surface this seems like a fair question.  A dentist might compare this question to asking your doctor “how long am I going to live?” Needless to say this is often a difficult question to answer. While the question is difficult, there are a few generalities that can be described to give a patient a better id

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What is a Deep Cleaning? Do I Need One?

26 Apr 20160

Have you been told by your dentist or hygienist that you need a deep cleaning? Why didn’t they do a deep cleaning instead of regular cleaning? What will happen if you don’t do the deep cleaning? These are all very good questions I hope to shed some light on. A “deep cleaning” is a term used to describe what I call a “non-surgical periodontal tr

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The Secret to Deep Cleaning and Dental Scaling

19 Mar 20160

Many dental patients aren’t aware of the difference between a regular, routine dental cleaning (Prophylaxis) and a true deep cleaning (Scaling and Root Planing). A routine cleaning is recommended twice a year as a good preventative measure, keeping teeth and tissue healthy by removing plaque and stains. Unless a problem arises, such as tooth decay

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