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Can Exercising Harm My Teeth & Oral Health?

July 7, 2020

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Couple exercises safely to avoid a trip to SOuth Burlington emergency dentist

Whether you enjoy being active or not, exercising plays a key role in keeping yourself healthy. However, recent studies reveal that working out can hurt your smile. In fact, there are a few different aspects of exercising that can harm your oral health and damage your teeth. Read on to find out how and tips for avoiding a visit to your South Burlington emergency dentist.

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4 Common Causes of Tooth Erosion and How You Can Treat It

June 10, 2020

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Patient with toothache at dentist in South Burlington

Did you know 91% of U.S. adults have had cavities in their permanent teeth? Unfortunately, this statistic shouldn’t be surprising considering the average American consumes 152 pounds of sugar in one year. Coupled with a declining emphasis on good oral habits, tooth erosion is at an all-time high. Fortunately, it is both preventable and treatable. Your dentist in South Burlington shares four common causes, prevention tactics, and treatment options.

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COVID-19 Safety Measures: Dental Advanced Chairside Suction

May 21, 2020

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an advanced chairside suction machine

Have you ever wondered why your dentist in South Burlington uses chairside suction throughout your cleaning process or while conducting a treatment? During COVID-19, this instrument has a more important use than ever—helping prevent the spread of the virus to dental staff via an aerosol form. Read on to learn about how chairside suction is keeping dental practices safe and why it’s necessary now more than ever.

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7 Signs of a Dental Emergency You Should Never Ignore

April 16, 2020

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Pained man with hand on cheek needs South Burlington emergency dentistIs that pain in the back of your mouth a warning sign of a dental emergency? If going to the dentist is difficult for you, it may be tempting to wait and see if uncomfortable dental symptoms go away on their own. However, ignoring that tooth pain now can lead to serious, even life-threatening consequences later. Here are seven signs your South Burlington emergency dentist says you should never ignore for the sake of your smile and your overall health.

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Why Has Cosmetic Dentistry Become So Popular? A Cosmetic Dentist Explains

March 11, 2020

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Woman with a beautiful smile after seeing a cosmetic dentist Once upon a time (not that long ago), dentistry was primarily used to treat dental problems like cavities or gum disease. These days, dentists still focus on oral health first because it serves as the foundation of your smile. But now more than ever, cosmetic dentistry is very common, and people from all walks of life are investing in themselves by improving the appearance of their teeth. Keep reading to learn why so many people are seeking out services from a cosmetic dentist in South Burlington and how a beautiful smile can benefit you!

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What Can Cause a Dental Bridge To Fail?

February 18, 2020

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dental bridge on a model of a mouthIf you’ve replaced one or more consecutive missing teeth with a dental bridge, you made a great decision for your future oral health. Now, it’s important to properly maintain it so you can keep your remaining teeth that are supporting it as healthy as possible, extending its lifespan. If your natural teeth that are anchoring the bridge do become compromised, it’s important to act fast. Read on to learn more from an emergency dentist in South Burlington about the factors that could cause your dental bridge to fail. (more…)

Tips For a Healthier New Year

January 3, 2020

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new year's goals listHave you started brainstorming ways to commit to live a healthier life in 2020? You may not have guessed, but focusing on the health of your teeth and gums is a great place to start. Getting a teeth cleaning in South Burlington this January can help you kick off the new year right. Read on to learn about four oral health commitments you can make to promote good overall health in 2020. (more…)

This Holiday, Donate Toys for Kids at Green Mountain Dental!

December 15, 2019

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The toy donation box at Green Mountain Dental.Green Mountain Dental cares deeply about building community with our neighbors in South Burlington as well as the surrounding areas. As you get to know our dentists and team members, you’ll learn that we don’t like to keep our expertise within the practice walls. You’ll also find us providing free education and dental services to Edmunds Elementary School and the Burlington School District. To keep up with the trend, we’re hosting a toy drive at the office, which you can still donate to until December 19th! Read this post from a dentist in South Burlington to find out more!

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Here’s What to Do to Keep Your Dental Insurance Benefits From Going to Waste

November 2, 2019

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person with money in their walletFor most people, the holiday season is jam-packed full of countless parties, plans, and family gatherings, which is why it makes sense that most people aren’t focused on using their dental insurance benefits in South Burlington. However, most plans restart on January 1st, which means that any of their unused benefits will expire and fall back into the pockets of their insurance company. If you’re wondering how you can get the most out of your insurance policy, look no further. (more…)

Four Ways You Benefit from Having Good Oral Hygiene

October 4, 2019

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A woman at her dental appointment.One of the most important things you can have in life is good overall health. Without it, you likely wouldn’t be able to do many of the things you typically don’t even give a second thought. The same applies to oral health in many different ways, which is why dentists are acknowledging National Dental Hygiene Month this October. To commemorate this time of the year, here are five benefits you can expect by having good oral health and committing to routine dental checkups in South Burlington!

 

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