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sugar

Most of us grow up with constant warnings that too much sugar is bad for you and for our teeth. While sugars are a family of naturally occurring substances found in many natural foods, refined and processed sugars are a product of human ingenuity and while they are drawn from…

dental anxiety

Let’s face it: most of us don’t exactly enjoy going to the dentist. For many folks, a visit for an exam and cleaning may be time-consuming, mildly inconvenient, or maybe a bit uncomfortable. However, for some of us, it goes a bit further and a vague dislike of going to…

oral health vacation

Vacations are many things: a reward for hard work, a chance to relax, an opportunity to explore new places and try new things. While all of that is wonderful, from an oral health point of view a vacation is also a chance to let your good habits lapse for a…

All things change. However, within the changes, we can seek to preserve the best of what came before. Such a shift is coming to Christopher N Reese, DDS, PA in the weeks ahead as Dr. Reese’s associate,  Dr. Dalton Harvey plans to transition into a new role as a partner…

claremont dental arts

There is any number of reasons you may be looking for a new dentist, but the most common is as the result of moving to a new city or town. While moving can be an exciting time and the beginning of a new stage of life, it can also be…

what to eat after extraction

Tooth extraction can be uncomfortable, but it may also be a big step in helping your smile look and feel its best. Every tooth extraction makes way for something better and gives you a chance to improve your overall oral health and appearance. That having been said, tooth extractions require…

veneer care

In a perfect world, your smile would last a lifetime and stay brilliant for all of your days. In reality, mishaps, accidents, and just bad luck do occur, and your teeth may become damaged, discolored, or misspaced. Maybe you were born with a misshapen tooth or some other cosmetic defect….

black tartar

We want our smiles to project health and confidence by being bright and shiny. And while some folks seem to have naturally white and brilliant teeth, others of us are not so lucky. The fact is that while pearly whites are ideal, teeth can become discolored for a number of…

crooked teeth

Let’s start by saying this: crooked teeth aren’t uncommon–many adults and children have crooked teeth in various forms. Furthermore, there’s nothing inherently wrong with crooked teeth; in fact, they can add a bit of charm and a unique flair to your smile. You shouldn’t feel like you have to fix…

teeth grinding headache

Teeth grinding is a common oral health issue, with a variety of possible causes. And while teeth grinding is annoying for you and anyone sleeping in the same room, it’s more than just an inconvenience. Teeth grinding can cause permanent teeth damage and even tooth loss if left unaddressed. It…