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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” Below are a few tips to keep your kids on track: Establish a Fun Family Routine [...]

Shaved Cucumber Greek Salad

From cookinglight.com Ingredients 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 1 1/2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled (about 1/3 cup) 2 teaspoons fresh oregano leaves 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons Champagne vinegar or white wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon cracked [...]

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, including: Infections from bacteria, viruses or fungus Irritation from a loose [...]

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. Whatever your reason, the team at Love Family Dentistry will make sure your dental and your emotional health are taken care of. The more you delay – [...]

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. First, a question: have you ever felt your mouth get itchy after [...]

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? Dental experts say you should! While the basic point is to [...]

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 [...]