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Don’t wait until December 1st to use up your dental benefits!

Dr. Mark Bohnert, DDS of Southeast Family Dental in Indianapolis, Indiana explains why you shouldn’t wait until December 1st to use up all of your dental benefits. If you can not see the embedded video above please use the following … Continue reading

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What can I do if my adult tooth is loose?

QUESTION: I just turned 16 and one of my adult teeth is loose. It is the second to the last one on the bottom right side. Will I grow a new one? Is there any way I can keep this … Continue reading

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I just had my braces removed and now I have white spots on my teeth

The day that braces are removed is usually very exciting for the patient, whether they are a teen or an adult. Finally, they will be able to eat what they want and not worry about popped brackets. That excitement can … Continue reading

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Is chewing gum the cause of your headaches?

According to a study of teenagers who chew gum regularly, 19 out of the 30 subjects found that their chronic headaches stopped completely when they stopped chewing gum. This study focused on teenagers, but the same concept can be applied … Continue reading

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Should I feel discomfort after having my wisdom teeth removed?

QUESTION: About two weeks ago, I had all four of my wisdom teeth removed. I am occasionally feeling discomfort where the teeth were extracted. Is this normal? How long will the discomfort last? What can I do to make my … Continue reading

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Can braces cause cold sensitivity?

QUESTION: I have braces, and in the past few weeks, I have noticed that my front, right tooth has become extremely sensitive to cold things. I know that braces can make teeth more sensitive for some people. Is this what … Continue reading

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What Should I Do About My Cracked Tooth?

There are plenty of different situations when you could suffer from a cracked tooth, like an accident, a blow to the face, eating hard foods, and even root canal procedures. If you have any concerns that you may have a … Continue reading

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Lifestyle changes you can make to help eliminate bad breath (bad breath series part 2)

Dr. Holly Austgen, DDS of Southeast Family Dental in Indianapolis, Indiana explains what lifestyle changes you can make to help eliminate bad breath. If you can not see the embedded video above please use the following link: Lifestyle changes you … Continue reading

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What causes bad breath? (bad breath series part 1)

Dr. Holly Austgen, DDS of Southeast Family Dental in Indianapolis, Indiana explains some causes of bad breath. If you can not see the embedded video above please use the following link: What causes bad breath? (bad breath series part 1) … Continue reading

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When Should My Child Have Her First Dental Appointment?

Ideally, your child should first visit the dentist about six months after the first baby tooth appears. Don’t leave it any later than her first birthday. The reason for this is that even with the advances in modern dental care … Continue reading

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