Cosmetic Dentistry – Love Family Dental

Gum Disease and Your Heart

For years we’ve heard how the plaque we allow to develop in our mouths has a habit of traveling to other parts of our bodies and collecting there as well – namely in the arteries and vessels of our hearts and brains. We learned that oral plaque is linked to all sorts of diseases from [...]

Always Thirsty? What You Should Know

Thirst is your body’s way of telling you that it’s running low on water, which it needs to function well. It is very normal to feel thirsty when it’s hot or after you’ve powered through an intense workout. But if you are always filling up your cup without relief, it could be a sign og [...]

Is Your Teen Stressed Out about A Gummy Smile?

The amount of gum tissue we possess, just like how much hair we have on our heads, is merely a matter of anatomy. Some of us just have more of it than others. If your teen is unhappy with their smile, and consider themselves to have too much gum tissue showing, there is a way [...]

What you should know about dental implants

With regular dental care and some luck, you may never be a candidate for a dental implant, but knowing about them ahead of time will help inform your decision should the need ever arise. So, what are implants, how do they work, and who needs them? How Does a Dental Implant Work? Dental implants are [...]

Sweeth tooth? Prevent cavities with these sugar alternatives

Tip: Use a Straw When it comes to cavity prevention, sugary, acidic sodas obviously are not a wise choice. But a study at Temple University in Philadelphia discovered that you can minimize damage to healthy teeth by sipping that soda through a straw, especially if you don’t let the straw come in contact with the teeth. However, [...]

Are you a Grinder?

Feeling stressed lately? Waking up to a sore jaw? You may be grinding your teeth at night. Ask Dr. Love about options to reduce your stress. Exercising, seeing a physical therapist, or obtaining a prescription for muscle relaxants are among some of the options that may be offered. Additionally, Dr. Love can fit you with a mouth [...]

Teeth Whitening

A Brighter, Whiter Smile! We offer teeth whitening to lighten teeth that have been stained or discolored by age, food, drink, and smoking. There are many different causes of discoloration, we can recommend the best type of whitening for you. At-home teeth whitening systems: At-home products usually come in a gel form that is placed [...]

Night Guards

If you’re a teeth-grinder, know that the earlier you catch the damage, the better your prognosis. One excellent way to combat the bothersome habit of nighttime grinding, or bruxism, is to use a night guard at bedtime. If you think the trouble or expense of a dental night guard isn’t worth it, or you aren’t even [...]
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Happy National Coffee Day!

Let’s celebrate National Coffee Day with some great news about coffee! Recent research has shown that caffeinated coffee offers many benefits for oral health, including less plaque and bacteria in the mouth as well as the potential to stave off serious health risks like oral cancer. COFFEE MAY HELP PREVENT BACTERIA A study by the Federal University [...]

Periodontal Gum Care

According to the American Academy of Periodontology, gum disease is the number one cause of tooth loss in adults over age 35. Gum disease ranges from gingivitis to various forms and stages of periodontitis. The prevalence of gum disease increases with age because teeth wear down and become more sensitive as time passes; gums naturally recede [...]