4 Simple Tips for Healthy Teeth This Holiday Season

When you walk in your grandmother’s house, smells of chocolate greet you. Your favorite three-layered cake is in the oven, freshly baked fudge on the countertop. It’s a chocolate lover’s dream. If that wasn’t enough of a treat for your sweet tooth, holiday parties fill the calendar every December weekend, and candy canes and mini candy bars line the desks …

TMJ Pain — Discover the Causes, Symptoms, and 6 Tips for Relief

Ever opened your mouth wide only to hear a loud pop as your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) moved out of place and back in again? Maybe you even felt a sharp pain when it happened, or you’ve noticed that the muscles around your jaw and neck feel achy and tired a lot. A lot of people refer to TMJ disorders simply …

Here’s Why Celebrating National Dental Hygiene Month Is a Good Idea

October is National Dental Hygiene Month (NDHM), and the ADHA is celebrating! What is National Dental Hygiene Month, and why should we celebrate? National Dental Hygiene Month (NDHM) is an annual event that the United States’ dental community celebrates in October. It’s worth celebrating because the aim of the campaign is to promote good oral hygiene habits and to increase …

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 …