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How Diabetes Affects Dental Health

Posted on: October 5th, 2021 by | No Comments

Diabetes is a serious disease that can affect your dental health as well as numerous aspects of your physical health. When your body cannot process sugar properly, the sugars in the blood get out of control. As far as dental health is concerned, this can cause an imbalance in your saliva, which can promote cavities, […]

Foods to Eat to Enhance Oral Health

Posted on: August 24th, 2021 by | No Comments

We already know that reaching for a candy bar with caramel and a cookie inside isn’t the best choice for our health, let alone our teeth. The carbs and sticky sweets have little nutritional value, plus, they adhere to teeth and can promote tooth decay. Instead, let’s focus on what we can eat to enhance […]

Dental Care During Pregnancy

Posted on: July 23rd, 2021 by | No Comments

Expecting a baby or planning to have one soon? Congratulations! Now comes the important work of taking care of yourself over the upcoming months. And if you’re wondering about dental care during pregnancy, Uptown Dental has answers for you. Dental care is part of your overall health, and we want you and your baby to […]

The Benefits of Fluoride

Posted on: October 6th, 2020 by | No Comments

Toothpaste ads talk about fluoride all the time, but what exactly is it and why is it in toothpaste? How does it benefit our teeth? It’s time to refresh our knowledge of this important mineral that helps strengthen teeth and prevent cavities. Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that offers many great benefits when used as […]

Ensuring an Effective Dental Hygiene Routine

Posted on: August 25th, 2020 by | No Comments

We all know the drill – brush twice a day, floss regularly, and use mouthwash. However, there are so many more details that go into your daily oral health routine. Like, do you know when the best time to brush your teeth is? What about how soon you should use mouthwash? All of these are […]

Foods To Avoid For Your Dental Health

Posted on: July 20th, 2020 by | No Comments

When you spend your days munching on sugary foods and drinks, you are not only feeding yourself but also those germs living in your mouth that cause tooth decay and gum disease. Taking the saying, “you are what you eat” to a whole new level.  When these sugars and starches enter your mouth and come […]

Ways Your Dental Health Affects You

Posted on: July 10th, 2020 by | No Comments

Did you know that poor dental health can not only lead to a toothless smile, but to a number of other issues as well? Your oral health can offer clues to underlying health issues like diabetes, HIV/AIDS, or a number of other conditions. While it’s hard to believe that problems occurring in your mouth actually […]

What To Look For In A Family Dentist

Posted on: December 12th, 2018 by | No Comments

As your family grows, we want to help by being your family dentist. From the first tooth and regular checkups to cosmetic and restorative work, we offer exceptional dental care for every stage of your life.   What is a family dentist? A family dentist offers oral health for all age groups. The services provided […]

12 Days of Toothmas Guide to Oral Health

Posted on: December 18th, 2017 by | No Comments

  On the 1st day of Toothmas, my dentist said to me…Floss Once Per Day   Flossing is essential for your overall dental health. If you don’t floss, you miss out on cleaning 35% of your tooth’s surface, as there are just some places your toothbrush can’t reach. Floss also helps to remove plaque and […]

10 Tips to Keep Your Child’s Teeth Healthy

Posted on: August 21st, 2017 by | No Comments

From the moment your baby is born, you are reminded to schedule well-baby exams to measure growth and development and ensure he or she is in good health. You may have been reminded that your child should see a dentist before his or her first birthday, but with all that comes with a growing baby, […]