Gum Disease

Gum Disease: What Is It and How To Prevent It

Visiting the dentist isn’t a top priority for everyone. It’s often avoided because it’s uncomfortable or because it’s too expensive. However, ignoring your dental health can lead to some serious consequences and end up costing you more in the long run. In this blog post, we will discuss gum disease, a preventable disease that, if … Continued

November 24, 2022
Diabetes and Oral Health

How Diabetes Affects Your Oral Health

According to the CDC, over 37 million people in the United States have diabetes. And while most people are aware of the effects diabetes has on heart health, vision, and kidney function, many don’t realize that diabetes also increases the risk for oral health problems. If blood sugar is poorly controlled, oral health problems are … Continued

November 17, 2022
Teeth grinding

Cavities: Why Do Some People Have More Than Others?

We all know the drill: brush and floss daily and visit the dentist regularly. So why do some people still get cavities, even when they take good care of their teeth? The answer isn’t always simple, but there are a few factors that can contribute to an increased risk of cavities.  In last month’s blog … Continued

November 10, 2022
Dr. Norouzinia performing dental work - DeWitt Dental Associates office

CEREC Dental Crowns – The Future of Dental Restorations

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped “cap” placed over a tooth to cover and restore its strength, size, shape, and appearance. A dentist will use a crown if a tooth is too damaged to be repaired by a simple filling. Dental crowns are also used on top of an implant to provide a natural-looking replacement. … Continued

November 3, 2022
Flossing

The Importance of Flossing

When it comes to oral hygiene, most people know they should brush their teeth at least twice a day. But what about flossing? Do you really need to floss your teeth every day? The answer is a resounding yes!  Keep reading to learn more about why flossing is important and how it can benefit your … Continued

October 27, 2022
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All About Teeth – Parts, Function, and Care

Teeth are essential for everyday function, but most of us don’t give them a second thought until they become a problem. Although they’re small, our teeth perform some big tasks! They allow us to eat the foods we love, help us pronounce words correctly, and give our face its shape. In this blog post, we’ll … Continued

October 20, 2022
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Am I at Risk for Oral Cancer?

Am I at Risk for Oral Cancer? Though most people don’t realize it, oral cancer is a very real and serious threat. In fact, according to the Oral Cancer Foundation, 52,000 people in the United States will be diagnosed with oral or oropharyngeal cancer this year alone. And of those 52,000 people, only around 57% … Continued

October 6, 2022

Whiten Your Teeth in Time for Summer!

There is no time like the present to prepare your smile for summertime fun – and one of the easiest and most effective ways to prepare your smile is with teeth whitening. The cosmetic dentists at DeWitt Dental Associates offer both take-home tooth whitening kits and fast in-house whitening services to meet the varied needs … Continued

April 15, 2019