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Everything You Need to Know about the Back-to-School Dental Checkup

August 26, 2017

Now is the perfect time to schedule that back-to-school dental checkup at your dentist in Asheville. If you and the kids have had a busy summer and are beginning to settle down for the school year ahead, take this opportunity to…

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How to Protect Your Smile During Summer Vacation

August 14, 2017

It’s summer and chances are you’re packing the kids up for a vacation before school starts. You’ve got entertainment, clothes, sunblock, food€¦ did you remember the toothbrushes? Forgetting to pack your toothbrush can happen all too easily with all the other…

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Dental Implants vs. Dentures: Which Are Better Tooth Replacements?

July 18, 2017

Missing teeth are nothing to smile about. If you’re missing a back tooth or two, you might not think it’s a big deal. Gaps that aren’t visible cannot impact your appearance, right? So why would you replace them? Replacing your missing…

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The Top Ways to Prevent Sugar from Ruining Your Smile

July 10, 2017

Sugar has an addictive effect that’s been proven to be similar to both cocaine and heroin. This substance can not only cause other problems to your body including increasing your risk of heart disease and diabetes but is hugely damaging to your mouth. It’s…

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6 Things You Didn’t Know about Tooth Decay

July 2, 2017

Tooth decay is a problem that affects the majority of people. In fact, 92% of adult Americans have had at least one cavity in their permanent teeth! With tooth decay being such a prevalent problem, it’s important to know how tooth…

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6 Benefits of Getting a Professional Teeth Whitening

June 13, 2017

If you’ve been down about how stained your smile looks lately, you’re not alone. Surveys show that as many as 80% of Americans want whiter teeth. Since teeth can lose their natural whiteness with age, teeth whitening is an attractive option…

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A man in pain, needs a Dental Emergency Procedure

Your Guide to Dental Emergencies

May 23, 2017

This guide will help you not only be able to identify a dental emergency, but also to know what to do when it happens. If you have children, keeping the following tips in mind can help greatly in the event their smile should become damaged.

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Research Shows Skipping the Dentist Could Make You Unhappier

May 10, 2017

A new study published in the British Medical Journal shows that people who avoid the dentist, because of dental anxiety, tend to be unhappy and experience a poorer quality of life. This may be due to the fact that people who…

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What You Don’t Know about Oral Cancer and Why Screenings Are Important

May 1, 2017

Oral cancer will kill almost 10,000 people in the United States this year. Oral cancer can be a sneaky disease. Often, people don’t notice the symptoms until cancer has already progressed in the body. This is why getting oral cancer screenings…

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What Is Your Mouth Trying to Tell You? 6 Symptoms and What They Mean

April 20, 2017

Most of us are so busy in our daily lives that taking care of our oral health tends to be an afterthought. Our bodies have ways of telling us when something is wrong the same is true for our mouth. Your mouth…

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5 Myths about Root Canal Therapy

March 8, 2017

Root canal therapy has gotten a bad reputation throughout the years. You may have heard your parents talk about how terrible their root canal treatment was. Perhaps you even need a root canal but are dreading having one done, and are…

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Headaches? Might Be Time to See the Dentist

February 28, 2017

Having a headache is an awful experience. From a mild headache to a tension migraine, headaches can be intense and traumatic. If you frequently have headaches, you know that they impact your daily life. Trying to find out the cause of…

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6 Oral Health Hacks You Didn’t Know About

February 9, 2017

Taking care of your oral health is something that can feel easy to do brush, floss, and visit your dentist in Asheville. Easy, right? Not so fast. While taking care of your teeth can be as easy as 1, 2, 3, there…

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Encouraging Your Child to Brush and Floss 5 Tips to Make Oral Care Easier

January 17, 2017

Let’s face it getting your child to brush is like pulling teeth at times! Tooth decay is not uncommon among children, making it imperative that your child brush and floss from an early age. Even as an infant, it’s recommended by the…

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Why January Is an Excellent Month to See Your Dentist

January 8, 2017

Happy 2017! It’s the New Year and this is the perfect time to start things off positively. The holidays are over and your year is settling in to a more normal routine. In addition to signing up for a new gym…

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Your Top New Year’s Oral Health Resolutions for 2017

December 21, 2016

2017 is just around the corner! What’s on your list for New Year’s Resolutions this year? Whether you’d like to lose weight or stop smoking, your oral health is impacted by the choices you’ll make in the upcoming year. By incorporating…

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Look Your Best This Holiday: 5 Tips to Protect Your Smile!

December 11, 2016

The holidays are here and it’s time to show the world your beautiful smile! Keeping your smile healthy and protected this holiday season is crucial when you’ve got so much going on. Maintaining your oral hygiene habits doesn’t have to be…

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5 Facts to Get You Motivated about Flossing

December 11, 2016

Flossing only takes as long as brushing your teeth around two minutes but millions of Americans are skipping this important oral hygiene practice that could help benefit not just their smile, but their body as well! From claiming there’s just not enough time…

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2017 Is Right Around The Corner: What You Need to Know About Your Dental Insurance

November 16, 2016

The end of the year is fast approaching, you have paid your dental insurance premium, but are you reaping all of its benefits? Saunders DDS, your dentists in Asheville want to make sure you are getting all of the insurance benefits…

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Give The Gift Of A Beautiful Smile This Holiday Season!

November 16, 2016

Let’s be honest, the holidays are a wonderful time to connect with family and friends but sometimes the stress of what to get people can be overwhelming. Let Saunders DDS, your dentists in Asheville, take some of this stress away from…

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