Halitosis Basics

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Halitosis is a common condition that 25 percent of the population is affected by. With a quarter of the population being affected by halitosis it is important to understand what it is and how to best treat it. Our doctor, Dr. Anthony Shaia, understands the common causes of halitosis and... Read more »

Oral Health Wonders: Cavity Prevention

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How effective is your oral health care? Furthermore, how effective is your cavity prevention? Because your oral health care is so closely linked to cavity prevention, it is important that you make sure you always have effective plans in place to limit your risk of dental erosion. If tooth enamel... Read more »

Pregnancy and Your Oral Health

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Although you may be prepared for your pregnancy in several aspects, would you believe that it can also have a significant impact on your teeth and gums? In order to best continue to care for the health of your teeth and gums while you are pregnant, you will need to... Read more »

Water Flossers Can Be Effective

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Are you tired of stringy floss? If so, try a water flosser. No matter what kind of floss you use, the critical thing to remember is to keep flossing. Our dentist, Dr. Anthony Shaia with Shaia Dental Care in Parma Heights, Ohio, is happy to talk to you about the... Read more »

Prevent Tooth Erosion

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Cavities are not what we qualify as a good time! They can sometimes be painful. They lead to lasting damage, and can even lead to tooth failure! Follow these steps to prevent tooth erosion in your smile. Brush: Please brush your teeth for 2 minutes, twice a day. This is... Read more »

Things a Dental Cleaning Can Do

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Do you ever wonder why a dental cleaning is so important? Well, our dentist, Dr. Anthony Shaia, is happy to tell you why. Your dental cleanings and exams are vital for a top-notch oral health and smile. This is why they are strongly recommended every six months. Dental cleanings can... Read more »

Toothpaste: What’s in Your Tube?

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Brushing your teeth is a major component of good dental health. In order to do that well, you will need a good toothpaste. There are plenty of brands and types available on the market, but they all have the same basic ingredients. For example, all kinds of toothpaste contain a... Read more »

Smile Saviors: Oral Cancer Screenings

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As the year winds down, it is important to make sure that all your oral health care ducks are in a row so to speak. This includes making sure you've done everything you can to protect your mouth from any oral health hazards that have arrived, or to prepare for... Read more »

The Oral Health Care Compendium to Endodontics and Root Canals

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Did you know that there was a branch of dentistry known as endodontics that focuses primarily on the inner parts of a tooth? Within a tooth lies the pulp and root, which if damaged, typically require a tooth extraction. However, endodontics can implement treatments such as root canal therapies designed... Read more »

The Details You Need that Can Help You Prevent Overeating

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It’s OK to overeat occasionally; however, if you overeat more often, it can harm your health and your smile. This is why our dentist, Dr. Anthony Shaia, encourages you to try and avoid overeating as much as possible. Overeating exposes your teeth to decay-causing and erosion-causing substances for long periods... Read more »