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Christmas Foods to Avoid for Fresh Breath

By: Capitol Hill Times 🎉 The holidays bring lots of good food, drink, and socializing, but sometimes the conversations may be short due to what you’re eating. Dr. Harold Katz, developer of the TheraBreath line of oral products and widely recognized as “America’s Bad Breath Doctor” says there are certain holiday foods to avoid – if you don’t […]

What your dental hygienist wants you to know about the importance of oral health

By Heather Jackson, Loma Linda University Health Whether the topic is flossing and brushing or baby teeth and cavities, your dental hygienist has important advice. Remember these key takeaways from Loma Linda University Health to help you properly care for the gateway to the rest of your body. The Woodview Oral Surgery Team Whether the topic is flossing and brushing […]

7 Soft Recipe Ideas Dental Patients Often Overlook

By:Anna Medaris Miller, US News Distract yourself from pain – and expedite healing – by getting creative in the kitchen. Here are some soft food ideas from USNews! The Woodview Oral Surgery Team RX: Soft foods As if getting your wisdom teeth out, your tonsils removed or your mouth otherwise manipulated, injured or operated on isn’t […]

When Should I Have my Wisdom Teeth Removed?

By: Consumer Guide to Dentistry  Wisdom teeth removal is a common oral surgery, but as is the case with tonsils, their removal is not always necessary. This begs the obvious question: When should wisdom teeth be removed? Learn more! The Woodview Oral Surgery Team Wisdom teeth — also referred to as third molars — are typically the […]

How Seniors Can Prevent Tooth Loss?

By Lucy Wyndham, Dental News   You may have noticed that tooth loss is very common during aging, but are there ways you can do to prevent it? Tips shared by Dental News! The Woodview Oral Surgery Team   Sadly, about 27% of seniors over the age of 65 have no remaining teeth, as per […]

What to do to keep gums healthy

By: Jenna Fletcher, Medical News Today   Practicing good oral hygiene is the most important action that a person can take to prevent and treat gum disease. Most people tend to overlook their gums when it comes to oral health and focus on getting a bright, white smile instead. However, healthy teeth require healthy gums. […]

Why is the roof of my mouth swollen?

By: Jenna Fletcher, Medical News Today   Many conditions may cause a swollen roof of the mouth, including sores, dehydration, and mucus buildups. In this article via Medical News Today, learn about six causes of a swollen roof of the mouth, and possible treatment or home remedies. The Woodview Oral Surgery Team   The roof […]