Tooth Implants

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Regular brushing, flossing and checkups can help many of us to maintain healthy smiles for a lifetime, but sometimes, our teeth just can’t keep up. No matter how well you care for your teeth, injury or disease can cause tooth loss. If that happens, Cottonwood Dental has a solution that can rejuvenate your smile and your oral health – dental … Read More

What Does Coffee Do to Your Teeth?

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Coffee and teeth

For most of us, the best way to start the day is with a fresh cup of coffee. The caffeine boost gives us the energy needed to face whatever tasks the day might bring. But could coffee be harming your smile? Cottonwood Dental thinks so. This is what coffee does to your teeth, and what to do about it: Wears … Read More

Why You Shouldn’t Chew Ice

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For many, chewing on ice is a refreshing habit, a summer must. But, chewing on ice is an unhealthy habit; not only does it damage your teeth, but it can also be an indicator of an underlying health issue. Here are the reasons the dental experts at Cottonwood Dental would advise you not to chew on ice. According to the … Read More

What Kind of Toothbrush Should I Choose?

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There’s no shortage of options when it comes to toothbrushes. We all want clean healthy teeth, but with so many different kinds of toothbrushes, how do you know which one to choose? Cottonwood Dental is here to help you determine the right toothbrush for your teeth. Bristles: Dr Giaquinto recommends a soft-bristled brush for removing plaque. Soft bristled brushes are gentler, … Read More

Water and Dental Health

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Water and Dental Health

Drinking enough water has so many health benefits, from balancing body fluids and energizing muscles to maintaining a healthy complexion, but did you know that water is great for your dental health? Here are some ways drinking water keeps your teeth healthy, and why Cottonwood Dental recommends you drink enough water! Drinking juice, soda or sports drinks may quench your … Read More

5 Things That Cause Bad Breath

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Bad Breath

Bad breath can affect even the best of us at one time or another. But bad breath affects more than just your confidence, it can be an indicator of overall dental health. Here at Cottonwood Dental, we’ve compiled a list of 5 things that can cause bad breath, and what you can do about it. Strong foods and beverages. Foods … Read More

How Smiling Effects Your Health

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People spend thousands of dollars on herbal supplements, vitamins, medicine, health foods, gym memberships and doctor’s visits, all in search of a healthier version of themselves. While one diet or exercise routine may work for one person, there’s no guarantee it’ll provide the same results for another. There is one thing though, that doesn’t cost any money, and has been … Read More

Toothpaste Guide

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When you browse your local grocery store and look at the varieties of toothpastes, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by all of your options. With countless brands and products all claiming to prevent gum pain, whiten teeth or combat cavities, how do you know which toothpaste is right for you? Cottonwood Dental offers this breakdown of the types of toothpaste … Read More

Low Sugar Dessert Recipes

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Low Sugar

At Cottonwood Dental, our dental health professionals want to help you keep your smile healthy. We all know that sugar can be a major threat to your dental health, it contributes to tooth decay and can cause lots of problems, but we also understand the occasional sugar craving! That’s why we’ve compiled this list of guilt free low-sugar dessert recipes … Read More

Benefits of Straight Teeth with Invisalign

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Having straight teeth isn’t just about looks. Straightening your teeth with Invisalign at Cottonwood Dental has health benefits in addition to giving you a more confident smile! According to the American Dental Association, straightening your teeth can significantly impact your overall dental health for the better! When your teeth are straighter, your gums are healthier. When your teeth are aligned … Read More