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  • Mouthguards for Football and More

    It’s common knowledge that a mouthguard has become more widely accepted in football and sports than ever before.  Ongoing research in regards to player safety while on the court or field is uncovering data that mouthguards reduce the risk of concussions; a frequently debated topic today.  Our [...]

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    Oral Health, Vitamin D, and a Little Bit of Sunshine

    Though it seemed like spring weather would never come this year, our Polaris dentist and staff are happy to see the green grass and fresh blossoms.  Like you, we are ready for sunshine and fresh air to replenish the vitamin D we crave.  Vitamins are essential to your oral health, and vitamin D is [...]

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    Say Cheese!  Is Your Smile Ready for Pictures?

    Spring has sprung and our Polaris dentist and staff are ready to put away our winter coats and welcome the warmer weather and sunshine.  As we shed our layers of clothing and unbundle winter scarves, are you uncovering your best smile? Or does it need a little attention?  If you are gearing up for[...]

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    Ohio: Thanks for National Children’s Oral Health Month!

    Seventy-seven years ago, about two hours away from our dentist Polaris area patients call home, celebrating children’s dental health began.  On February 3, 1941 a Cleveland dentist office promoted oral health care for children.  The concept then grew nationally from a single day, to a week, [...]

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    What Your Smile Tells Others

    Ever wonder how others see you?  Do you exude confidence or timidness?  Do you have a welcoming persona or do you close yourself off to people?  Our body language says a lot about who we are, even when we don’t consciously think about it.  Besides how we present ourselves to others and our [...]

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    Don’t Let Halitosis Haunt Your Holidays

    Halitosis is more than just morning breath.  It is a chronic, or persistent, bad odor that doesn’t go away with brushing alone.  Halitosis is a result of any number of oral problems.  If you suffer from chronic bad breath, you may have anxiety about mingling at your holiday parties this year. [...]

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    Pacifier Use and Caring for Your Child’s Teeth

    Dr. Young, our Polaris dentist, often gets questions from concerned parents related to pacifiers and the way in which they might affect the overall oral health of a child.  The good news is that it is common for a young infant to use a pacifier; it brings comfort and soothes the child when they are[...]

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