3 Tips for Preparing Your Children for Their Back-To-School Dental Check-Ups

It’s summertime… kids are spending their days splashing in the pool, biking with friends, ziplining at summer camp! It’s hard to think about homework, alarm clock wakeups, research papers, or anything else related to school when everyone’s having so much fun. But a new school year is just around the corner. Soon you’ll be headed to the store with your …

Oral Health Matters – How Are You Celebrating Oral Health Month?

Did you know that every year, millions of Americans live with tooth decay, toothaches, and other oral diseases? What’s more important is knowing that these conditions are often preventable with good oral health habits.  June is Oral Health Month, and at TrueCare Dentistry, we’re coming alongside others in our field to promote good oral health habits and give back to …

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Dental Crowns vs. Veneers – 6 Important Questions To Ask Your Dentist

Do you know anyone who’s always chewing on the ice left after they’ve downed a tall glass of lemonade or another of their favorite summertime refreshers…? Chewing ice is like a pastime for some people, but our teeth are not a big fan of the habit. Chewing ice, crunching popcorn kernels, and even biting down on a piece of hard …

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Oral Cancer Awareness Month – What Oral Cancer Is and How To Prevent It

The C- word can be scary, no matter someone’s age or health history, and the statistics for oral cancer definitely fit in the ‘scary’ category.  “Oral cancer accounts for roughly 3% of all cancers diagnosed annually in the United States, or about 53,000 new cases each year. Oral cancer most often occurs in people over the age of 40 and …

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5 Secrets for Seniors Who Want to Maintain Good Oral Health

It’s no secret that getting older isn’t for the faint of heart. And we all expect that as we age, things will start changing. At TrueCare Dentistry, we see those changes up close and personal when we peek inside our patients’ mouths. And we know firsthand that someone’s oral health can really take a dive if they’re not careful to …

How Do I Take Care of the Most Common Dental Emergencies?

Ever wake up in throbbing pain that pounds with every heartbeat, then look in the mirror and find your face is swollen on one side and a little distorted? If you have, you’ve experienced the distress of a dental emergency.  Here’s a fact for you. We use our teeth every day, mostly without thinking about the real work they’re doing. …

Overcoming Sensitive Teeth: Getting to the Root of the Matter

Hot coffee. Ice cream. A cold glass of tart lemonade… Does even the thought of these treats make your teeth hurt? If your teeth are sensitive to hot or cold, to sour or sweet, you probably weren’t born that way. Tooth sensitivity is usually a sign of something wrong. But it’s often temporary. And it’s always treatable. So if you’ve …

Sneezes and Wheezes: How Oral Hygiene Helps During Cold and Flu Season

It’s that special time of year… when airborne germs fill the air. As people escape the weather outside, they cluster together inside. Colds and flu are just a sneeze away from their next host in workplaces, schools and homes. The Centers for Disease Control reports that flu cases have multiplied in the last several weeks. And hospitalization rates among children …