How Exercise Impacts Your Dental Health

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Your brain, teeth, and other parts of your body are more interconnected than you may realize. In fact, they are so interconnected that when you exercise, you not only increase your physical and mental health but your dental health. Here’s how it works: According to a study published in the Journal of Dentistry in 2005,… Read more »

Don’t Let Smoking Destroy Your Smile

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Were you aware that smoking tobacco is also a major contributor to dental problems such as teeth, gums and soft oral tissues? If you are a smoker, Dr. Blake Dayley and our dental team would like to take a moment to share with you today some good reasons to consider quitting this harmful habit. Reason… Read more »

A Tooth Damaged by Bruxism Needs Treatment and Protection

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If you unconsciously grind your teeth at night on a regular basis, it puts your teeth at an increased risk for dental fractures, chips, and TMJ disorder symptoms. The effects of this condition, which is known as bruxism, can often be reduced by wearing a dental guard in your mouth. If you do suffer a… Read more »

Symptoms of a Filling in Distress Should Never Be Ignored

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A tooth that suffered from a small cavity can sometimes be repaired at Dr. Blake Dayley’s practice with a simple dental filling. While fillings are intended to last for a long time, it is possible for poor oral hygiene to weaken a dental filling’s bond with the surrounding tooth enamel. A tooth with a distressed… Read more »

Are There Foods That Can Help My Teeth?

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Whether you believe it or not, there are certain types of food that can help your smile. These are called tooth-healthy foods. If you want to keep your smile in top-notch condition, it’s best to keep up on oral hygiene, visit Dr. Blake Dayley every six months, and eat tooth-healthy foods as much as possible…. Read more »

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay: What Can You Do?

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Would you be surprised to learn that many adults actually have tooth decay? In reality, studies have shown that nearly 47% of individuals who are older than 30 have tooth decay? Fortunately, there are several things you can consider doing if you’d like to keep your teeth healthy. Still, would you be surprised to learn… Read more »

Save Your Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry

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Is your smile plagued by an oral accident or imperfection? Does a broken or damaged tooth keep you from smiling with confidence? If so, you can restore your smile with cosmetic dentistry. Cosmetic dentistry consists of services designed to improve and enhance your smile beyond just a deep clean. They can whiten your teeth, restore… Read more »

Tooth Decay: The Tips You Need to Keep the Cavities Away

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A cavity, also known as tooth decay, is a serious and dangerous dental issue that can destroy the smile and cause severe pain, which is why it’s best to avoid it as much as possible. There are many things you can do on a regular basis to keep your smile free from tooth decay in… Read more »

Your Professional Dental Cleaning Appointment

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Brushing and flossing your teeth is important for cleaning away plaque and residual food particles from your mouth before they can harden into tartar. Maintaining good oral health in the long term also includes attending your regular dental checkups at Dayley Family Dental. The checkup starts with a thorough dental cleaning performed by one of… Read more »

Ghosts and Ghouls Aren’t the Only Scary Things Lurking this Halloween

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On Halloween, most adults and children will find themselves scared by ghosts, ghoulies, and creepy critters. For the cavity-busters at Dayley Family Dental, what terrifies us, is what happens after ‘goblin’ down all those tasty treats. Candy could wreak havoc on your teeth, so this season, please be aware of the following treats, and plan… Read more »