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Are you prone to cavities?

You brush and floss daily and don’t snack on sugary treats, yet you’ve had your fair share of cavities. Your friend, on the other hand, is lax with the dental hygiene and lives on energy drinks and junk food, yet rarely has a cavity. What gives? Cavities, which result from a disease process called dental…

Tooth aches are no fun!

Almost everyone experiences tooth pain at some point in life. If you have a toothache, don’t delay in getting treatment. Magnolia Family Dental can offer affordable care that can relieve your pain and determine the best course of treatment to preserve your tooth. The facts listed below can help you understand more about possible causes…

Make Brushing Fun

Are you struggling to get your child to brush their teeth? We know it can be frustrating, but it is important to continue to encourage them to brush. We hope these tips will help make brushing fun for them and easier for you. Let them practice on a stuffed animal or doll. Brushing can be…

How white are your teeth?

Tips to Prevent Tooth Discoloration Are your teeth not as white as you would like? We would all love white, sparkling teeth! Here is an explanation of why your teeth are not as white as you would like, and how you can prevent it!   There are three types of discoloration: Extrinsic discoloration occurs when…

Why are regular hygiene appointments important?

Summertime is full of fun, and your schedule is packed with activities, or lazy days at home. During the summer, you may have extra time to get the entire family in for their regular hygiene and dental exams. Regular dental maintenance can save you big dollars on reconstruction in the future. Here are a few…

Sweet Summertime & Healthy Teeth

School is out and the weather is warming up! It is time to break out the popsicles and swim suits and enjoy fun with your family and friends! While you are enjoying all the summer has to offer, don’t let keeping your teeth healthy slip your mind. Here are a few tips. 1.       Brush your…

To Eat…Or Not To Eat…

How often do you consider the effect that your favorite foods have on your teeth? Did you know that some foods actually promote good oral health? Check out our list, and be more mindful of what foods you choose. Dentist APPROVED Foods!  1.       Dairy- The calcium in dairy products helps to prevent decay. The casein…

Schedule Your Spring Cleaning!

While you may think that regular, bi-annual dental hygiene appointments are unnecessary, they are vital to your health. You do a great job brushing and flossing at home, but it is not enough. If you are skipping out on cleanings, you are skipping out on your health. At your cleaning, your dental hygienist and dentist…

Tips & Tricks: How to Overcome Your Fear of the Dentist

Does the thought of going to the dentist make you feel uneasy? Do you avoid the dentist at all costs until you are in pain? Some people fear the tools, while others do not like having their personal space invaded. Whatever your obstacle is, we are here to help you overcome it so that you…

Flossing 101

We get it….You HATE TO floss. During your cleanings, you promise that you floss regularly. Your mouth says otherwise. You are cheating yourself out of great oral health! Flossing removes hidden plaque and debris between your teeth. When you skip out on the floss, you are missing 35% of your tooth’s surface. Here are a…