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Detergent Foods Maintain a Healthy Smile

There are foods that aren’t only just healthy for you in terms of the nutrients that they provide for mental acuity, muscle development, and energy—they are good for your teeth too! It’s not just old wive’s tales that certain foods can actually help improve your smile and preserve your enamel. These foods are detergents. Not the stuff you put in …

Facts and Fiction About Dental Health

Facts & Fiction About Dental Health

Everyone has questions about their dental health, so at Valley Dental PC we want to help clear up some common facts and fiction about dental health. If you are looking for more answers to your dental health questions call us at 315-982-9590 or stop in anytime in New Hartford. Whitening my own teeth at home is fine Fiction – Most of the …

Oral Health and Aging

As we get older, there are many concerns to keeping up ones health, including their oral health. Ensuring that your teeth exist as long as you do is possible with proper oral care such as brushing, using fluoride toothpaste, and flossing, also keeping up with regular dental visits for cleanings and checkups. Dentures, health conditions, and medications are common issues …

Oral Health and Asthma

Oral Health and Asthma At Valley Dental PC, we want to highlight that May is Asthma Awareness Month. With over 20 million Americans diagnosed with Asthma, dentists are frequently seeing more and more oral health issues caused by asthma. How is my oral health affected by asthma? Adults and children that are asthmatic often see a correlation between their oral …

Common Brushing Mistakes and How To Fix Them

Brushing our teeth has become second nature to us, but we are not always doing it right. It seems like such an easy task to perform, but it’s very easy to make mistakes that could end up harming our teeth instead of helping them. Give It Time Dentists recommend that we should be brushing at least twice a day, three times …

The importance of the right fitting dentures.

As people age, their dentures don’t change, but their mouths do. If you have false teeth, they should fit properly. Proper care and regular dental visits are important factors for keeping your mouth healthy and your dentures in good shape. Problems From Poor Fitting Dentures: With age, the gum ridges in our mouth shrink, causing the dentures to become loose …

Whats your excuse for not seeing the Dentist?

Dentistry has improved vastly over the last couple decades but that doesn’t mean the excuses have stopped. Here are some of the most popular ones: 1.) It’s going to hurt This excuse may be reasonable.  However, no good enough. The truth is that the mouth is a hypersensitive part of the body. It’s full of thousands of nerve endings and any contact …

Practical Uses For Toothpaste

We all use toothpaste daily to keep our teeth looking healthy and our breath fresh. There are actually other uses for toothpaste then just keeping your smile shining, it also has many interesting uses outside of your mouth. We decided to compile a list of things you can do with toothpaste that don’t actually involve cleaning your teeth. Ten Practical …