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Horseback Riding Can Lead to Tooth Injury

Horseback riding is a fun way to spend some time outdoors, enjoying the beautiful countryside around Rochester, but it can also be dangerous. Horses are very powerful animals, and when you’re on horseback, you’re elevated and vulnerable to falls, especially if you’re just an occasional rider. The recent, serious dental injuries to a young girl […]

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Your Household Environment May Determine Salivary Microbiome

It’s important to understand the oral microbiome if we want to properly prevent and treat oral disease. A healthy oral microbiome can help you avoid tooth decay and gum disease, but an unhealthy one can encourage decay and disease. Holistic dentistry teaches us that your oral microbiome is impacted […]

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If You Listen to Industry Research, Vaping Doesn’t Stain Teeth

As vaping grows in popularity, we have many important questions to answer about its impact on the oral and overall health of users. Preliminary research seems to suggest that vaping might have less impact on oral health than tobacco. But we also know it’s not entirely harmless. But what […]

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Smarter Living Guide Helps Us Learn to Live without Sugar

We’ve all been the victims of a conspiracy. That conspiracy by the sugar industry was designed to make us think that fat was the problem in our diet. For more than 50 years, they influenced nutrition research, pointing to fat as the reason for the rising obesity epidemic. All the while, added sugar levels in […]

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Exercise Improves Your Microbiome–Could This Include Your Mouth?

We have talked before about the importance of maintaining a healthy oral microbiome. Balancing good and bad bacteria in your mouth could represent the difference between good oral health and poor oral health. When you have a healthy balance of oral bacteria, you are less likely to experience Gum Disease Rochester, NY

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