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Safer Fall Sports Start With Your Mouth

Facial and oral injuries happen often in competitive athletics, but many times can be avoided. In fact, proper use of a mouthguard prevents over 200,000 injuries in high school and college football alone each year according to the ADA, not even considering the myriad other sports. To put it into…

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A New Way To Prevent Tooth Decay

The statistics around tooth decay and our youth are staggering. A recent National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey revealed that tooth decay is the most common disease in children ages six to 11 (21%) and adolescents ages 12 to 19 (58%). And it affects more than just a young person’s…

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Take Your Toothpaste Seriously

It’s a loaded question we get often at Linden Oaks Dental: Which is the best toothpaste to care for your teeth? We all know there are many choices out there – but most of them include abrasive ingredients that may damage tooth enamel and, even worse, scratch root surfaces. Root…

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Understanding DIY Teeth Alignment

Recently, I saw a TV commercial about SmileDirectClub – which offers at-home, invisible teeth alignment. Interesting concept. To get started with SmileDirectClub, you either visit a “SmileShop” to administer 3D captures of your teeth, or order an Impression Kit ($79) that is delivered to your home. Along with providing your…

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Parents: Pay Attention to Baby Teeth

Did you know that a baby’s primary teeth are already present in the jaw at birth? While you shouldn’t expect to see them in your infant’s mouth until at least six months of age, from their origin they play an important role in the oral health of your growing child….

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Rest Easier: Try A Dental Appliance

Oral dental appliances can be used to treat sleep apnea and snoring. Depending on your symptoms, this may be just what you need. The appliance works by gently repositioning the lower jaw and tongue forward to physically open the airway. Our oral appliances are custom designed and fabricated by a…

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Double-Teaming Tooth Decay

The statistics around tooth decay and our youth are staggering. A 2016 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey revealed that tooth decay is the most common disease in children ages six to 11 (21%) and adolescents ages 12 to 19 (58%). And it affects more than just a young person’s…

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A Safer Approach to Spring Sports

Facial and oral injuries happen often in competitive athletics, but many times can be avoided. In fact, proper use of a mouthguard prevents over 200,000 injuries in high school and college football alone each year according to the ADA, not even considering the myriad other sports. To put it into…

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Overall Wellness Matters!

Your oral health is our first priority at Linden Oaks Dental, but your overall physical health is also extremely important to us. While you can pick up germs, or a virus or infection anywhere, we take every preventive measure possible at our Rochester, NY office, as advised by the Center…

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Dental Implants Explained

Dental implants are advertised and promoted often by practitioners in our industry. It’s important to know exactly what they are, and why they are used. There are three parts to a dental implant. The first is the body of the implant which is placed in the bone in the space…

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Your Morning Routine: Brush and Floss to Start the Day Right

The importance of taking care of your teeth and gums is well-known. It is said that a healthy mouth means a healthy body, so taking care of your teeth and gums properly each day is vital. But why is it so important to brush your teeth in the morning specifically?…

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Is Sedation Dentistry Right for You?

Anxious? Nervous? Uneasy? We understand. For some, a trip to the dentist may be overwhelming, but at Linden Oaks Dental, we’ve made Sedation Dentistry one of the core services of our practice so that all of our patients can feel as comfortable as possible while receiving our unparalleled level of care.

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