Arista Dental Clinic Blog


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A Quick & Simple Bad Breath Prevention Tip

Did you know there is a super simple way to help prevent bad breath that you should actually already be doing? This should already be part of your dental hygiene routine in order to prevent tooth decay

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The Truth About Charcoal Teeth Whitening & Oral Health

There's been a lot of hype around the Internet, social media and even on store shelves about using charcoal for its teeth whitening affects. Like any trendy new dental hygiene tip, we decided to take a closer look at the charcoal teeth whitening trend,

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3 Key Ways to Prevent Tooth Decay in Babies & Toddlers

Caring for a baby or toddler's dental health is very different that caring for your own or an older child's. Here are a few pieces of advice for ensuring the littles members of you family start life with healthy, cavity-free smiles.

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What Your Toothbrush Is Trying to Tell You

Despite being something that we do everyday, we find that patients have a a surprising amount of trouble brushing and flossing correctly. Dental hygiene is key to preventing dental problems like tooth decay and gum disease

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Upgrade Your Dental Hygiene With the Latest Tech

Dentistry is a field of healthcare that is always advancing and improving. The technology that dentists have in their practices certainly has changed and gotten better over the years.

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A Guide to Dental Implants Vocabulary

Whether you're in the process of getting dental implants or just exploring them as a treatment possibility, it is helpful to know some of the terms that we use when discussing implants.

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Smile Restoration Isn’t Just for Seniors

If circumstances have left you without your teeth at a relatively young age, it can be easy to feel like you're the only one. As a result, many patients think there is a stigma against younger people getting restorative dentistry such as dental implants or dentures. Not true!

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Diabetes & Dental Care: A Quick Guide

With hundreds of millions of diagnoses worldwide, diabetes is a major concern for all medical professionals, and dentists are no exception. We know that diabetic patients need to take special precautions when it comes to their health care, so we created this quick guide on what diabetes means for your dental care.

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Why Dental Care is Important

Why Dental Care Is Important

Any dentist will tell you that dental care is important, but what we might not explain is exactly WHY dental care is important. Though you see a different doctor for your physical health than you do for your oral health, much of what your dentist does is connected to your overall health.

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Dentist degrees DMD vs. DDS

What’s the Difference Between DDS and DMD?

As dentists we know we sometimes speak a slightly different, more clinical, language than our patients. We try not to be mysterious, but sometimes what’s common knowledge to us could be confusing to our patients. One common thing that patients want to know is the meaning of the different letters you see after our names: either DDS or DMD. So what’s the difference? Is one better than the other?

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