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Franklin Avenue Dental Blog

According To This Dentist, You Don’t Have To Live With Bad Breath!

March 4, 2018

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A woman covering her mouthFew things can wreak havoc on your confidence like bad breath can! Whether it’s a job interview, first date or a party, life is full of situations where you’re talking to people – and hopefully leaving a good impression. But if you feel self-conscious about interacting with others up-close, it will really impact the way you come across to them. That’s no way to go through life!

The good news is that there are solutions. As a general dentist, we’ll talk about some of the common culprits behind bad breath and what you can do about them. We’ll also review some ways you can improve your hygiene habits at home to keep your breath its freshest.

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So Many Choices! A Family Dentist Talks About Toothbrushes

February 4, 2018

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An array of different toothbrushes

An array of different toothbrushes

It’s one of the many paradoxes in life, that what should be such a simple choice can become so complicated. There may have been a time when a toothbrush was just a toothbrush, but those days are over! Everything from the shape of the toothbrush head to how hard the bristles are can vary a lot from brush to brush, but how do you know which one is best? If you’d like some clarification on this matter, a family dentist talks about what to look for and how to make sure you’re getting the job done right every time you brush!

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Learn How Your Dentist Prevents You from Getting Oral Cancer

January 5, 2018

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A woman at her dental visit.Getting enough of your vitamins and minerals from the foods you eat is important, including Vitamin D. A great way to get this vitamin is by spending at least 15 minutes a day in the sun. However, spending long days at the beach or forgetting to use sunscreen can have deadly consequences if not managed properly.

So, what does this have to do with regular dental visits? Well, skin cancer can appear in any area of our body that has skin. The mouth is no exception. Fortunately, your dentist is already aware of this and has equipped himself with the right tools for the job.

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Your Local Dentist Explains Why the Mouth Heals So Fast!

December 5, 2017

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woman smiling happy When you bite the side of your cheek, you don’t put too much thought into it besides your initial discomfort. Why? You know that your mouth is going to heal pretty quickly.

Have you ever wondered how your body is able to repair itself so fast? Learn more about your amazing oral cavity and it’s healing process here in this week’s blog post!

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Which Kind of Toothpaste is the Best?

November 15, 2017

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Upclose Toothpaste on BrushWe’ve all been there…you’re at the store with your shopping list and head over to the dental care aisle to pick up a simple tube of toothpaste. 10 minutes later, after staring at what seems like hundreds of options, you finally pick whatever is on sale… but even then you’re not sure you made the right choice. If you’d like to finally know which toothpaste is the best, a good place to start is talking to your dentist at your next check-up. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn about which product will work the best for you – you might even save yourself some time on your next shopping trip.

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How to Pick a Toothpaste

October 10, 2017

Toothpaste tubesWhen it comes to oral health, there’s one question dentists get more than any other, “What kind of toothpaste should I use?” Patients are often surprised to hear, “It really depends on you.” As long as you brush two minutes at a time twice a day, floss daily, and visit the dentist for preventive dental exams twice a year, your smile should be healthy. That’s right, most toothpastes available at your local pharmacy or grocery store will provide adequate results to maintain your oral hygiene and prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and other health concerns. However, there are certain ingredients you can look for that will offer additional benefits for your smile. Keep reading to learn more about how to find the right toothpaste to keep you smiling.
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Brushing Your Teeth is Easy, But Are You Doing It Right?

September 6, 2017

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Mother and child brushing teethBrushing your teeth is a part of your daily routine to keep your smile looking great while warding off tooth decay and gum disease. While you may believe that you are doing an excellent job, the American Dental Association (ADA) reports that there are major shortcomings when it comes to oral hygiene habits. It may seem like a straight forward task, but simple mistakes can place your teeth at risk for damage. To ensure that your efforts are put to good use, there are simple tips to keep in mind.
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What Is the Best Way to Care for Dental Implants in Garden City?

August 20, 2017

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smile and toothbrushIf you have missing teeth, you might be thinking about getting dental implants. They can restore your smile and your confidence, and they’re superior to traditional dentures in a number of ways. What more do you need to know about dental implants in Garden City, and how can you take care of them after your dentist installs them?

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Improve Your Smile with a Cosmetic Dentist in Garden City

July 12, 2017

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Your cosmetic dentist in Garden City believes in the power of a beautiful smile. Your appearance determines people’s first impression of you. That comes down to your hair, your shoes, clothes, and even your smile. Whether interviewing for a job or passing by someone on the street, a recent perception study found that many people pass negative judgments on those with less attractive smiles. More than one-half of the participants believed someone with a flawed smile would be less likely to land a job when competing with someone who has a similar skill set and experience. Although these perceptions may seem harsh, they hold true the fact that a beautiful smile holds power. Our office, Franklin Avenue Dental Care, has the best cosmetic dentist in Garden City ready to assist you, Dr. Gary Sherman. Our cosmetic services can help you feel confident when you’re making a first impression on someone with a beautiful smile.

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Dr. Gary Sherman Is Your Trusted Dentist in Garden City

June 30, 2017

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There’s a dentist in Garden City we can trust. There’s no shortage of dentists in our area, but how can you be sure you’re visiting the one that’s right for you and your family? It’s not always easy to know. Many people rely on personal recommendations, but what if you’re new to the area? Or what if you don’t know anyone who just loves their dentist? Then it’s time to check out Dr. Gary C. Sherman — he’s the dentist Garden City trusts!

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