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Sensitive Teeth Solutions

With all this warm summer weather it is easy to find sweet and cold ways to cool down. Many people however, suffer from sensitivity to cold foods and beverages.
Jul 23rd, 2018

Fluoride Stain Solutions

Do you have white and brown streaks or spots on your teeth? You may think it is a form of tooth decay, but you’ll be pleased to learn it’s more likely a case of mild to moderate dental fluorosis. Fluorosis occurs when tooth enamel is exposed to too much...
Jun 26th, 2018

The Bad Breath Battle

If you’ve ever gotten that not-so-fresh feeling on a date, at a job interview or just talking with friends, you’re not alone. Studies show that 50 percent of adults have had bad breath, or halitosis, at some point in their lives.
May 13th, 2018

Chewing Gum Benefits

Many studies have shown that chewing sugarless gum for 20 minutes or more following meals can help prevent tooth decay.
Mar 28th, 2018

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.
Feb 25th, 2018

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.
Jan 22nd, 2018

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...
Dec 3rd, 2017

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?
Oct 5th, 2017

Can you over-bleach your teeth?

White, bright teeth can be a wonderful thing. In-office and at-home teeth whitening are common ways for people to transform and feel more confident about their smile. However, it is possible to have too much of a good thing.
Sep 16th, 2017

Tips to Get Your Kids to Brush

Many parents, even Dr. Love, struggle to keep their children’s mouths and teeth clean. “I’m not just a dentist, I’m their dad, so I know how important it is for me to help them establish good habits early on”
Jul 31st, 2017

Shaved Cucumber Greek Salad

2 English cucumbers; 1 pound Green Zebra tomatoes, cut into 3/4-in. wedges; 2/3 cup pitted Castelvetrano olives; 1/2 cup sliced green onions ...
Jul 11th, 2017

Mouth Sores

Dental health is not limited to your teeth. Sores or irritations can develop in and around the mouth. Fortunately, they usually heal on their own within a week or two. Mouth sores come in several different varieties and can have any number of causes...
Jun 21st, 2017

Dealing with Dental Anxiety

Do you get nervous just thinking about going to the dentist? You are not alone. Maybe you think it will hurt or you are worried what the dentist will find.
May 31st, 2017

Could allergies be making your teeth tingle?

If you’re inclined to spend this Spring indoors, do laundry more frequently than you wish, carry a bottle of nasal spray with you at all times, and start each day by quickly browsing pollen counts online, we’re going to help you confirm a hunch.
May 18th, 2017

Does It Matter What Kind of Toothpaste I Buy?

We’ve all been there – you’re walking down the aisle of dental health care products and you simply grab the first toothpaste you see, or maybe you go for whatever’s on sale. Either way, have you ever given the type of toothpaste much thought?
May 2nd, 2017

What do your gums really say about you?

Your gums may not be able to tell you your destined career or who would be your perfect lift partner, but they can tell you a lot about your health.
Mar 27th, 2017

Sweeth tooth? Prevent cavities with these sugar alternatives

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...
Mar 5th, 2017

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...
Jan 31st, 2017

Teeth Whitening

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.
Dec 27th, 2016

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.
Nov 20th, 2016

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...
Sep 29th, 2016

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.
Sep 5th, 2016

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Health Ramifications

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Syndrome is a life threatening disorder affecting over 18 million Americans. 40% of Americans (2 out of 5) snore and 40% of snorers have OSA with no signs or symptoms of the disease.
Aug 16th, 2016

Six Month Smiles

Are you one of the millions of adults in need of adult braces who are unhappy, self-conscious or even embarrassed of your smile?
Jul 28th, 2016

What is CEREC actually?

One Visit Dentistry You may have heard about CEREC, but what is it exactly? Please watch this video to answer all your questions. Love Family Dentistry offers the convenience of CEREC and you can take advantage of this dental posthesis in a single visit! 
Jul 25th, 2016

What is OMS?

What is OMS? Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are dentists specializing in surgery of the mouth, face and jaws. After four years of dental school, surgeons receive four to seven years of hospital-based surgical and medical training,...
Jul 7th, 2015