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Top 7 Benefits of Flossing – What You Should Know

Flossing is essential to good oral health, yet it is often overlooked or forgotten in our daily routines. It’s time to shed light on this vital dental practice and enumerate the top seven benefits of regular flossing. Here’s everything you need to know, courtesy of your trusted dental professionals at Grimes Dentistry. 1. Prevents Plaque […]

Top 6 Ways Oral Health Affects Your Health & Wellness

Oral health is often overlooked when considering overall health and wellness, but it’s far more than just a gateway to a dazzling smile. Oral health can impact your body in numerous ways, offering surprising links between your mouth and overall health. Here are the top six ways oral health influences health and wellness. 1. Cardiovascular […]

What You Should Know About Gum Disease

At Grimes Dentistry, we aim to keep your teeth and mouth as healthy and radiant as possible. We know that we stand a better chance at achieving that goal when our clients are educated about the opposition to that goal. One of the worst contributors to whole-mouth health is gum disease. Gum disease, or periodontal […]

How To Fight Plaque

Plaque is a dirty word in most dental spaces, but it’s also unavoidable. The sticky, slimy substance that builds up quickly, if it’s not removed, can create unpleasant emotions when it’s uttered around most people. That’s because plaque is responsible for bad breath and tooth decay –Two things no dental patient wants to be diagnosed […]

What You Should Know About Oral Health and Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects millions of people worldwide. While it is widely known that diabetes can impact various aspects of one’s overall health, many people are unaware of the connection between diabetes and oral health. At Grimes Dentistry, we understand the importance of maintaining good oral health, especially for those with diabetes, […]

What You Should Know About Dental Dentures VS. Bridges

It’s not an understatement to say that your teeth are a defining feature to most people. Everyday first interactions with others tend to be with a smile or a grin. Losing a tooth or teeth can be  scary and create insecurity. Thankfully, losing teeth doesn’t mean it’s the end of a beautiful smile. There are […]

Common Myths About Your Dentist

A trip to the dentist can be a nerve-wracking experience for some people. Sometimes, that stress produces enough motivation for a person to take extra care of their teeth, and while we love it when people take care of their teeth, we don’t want your good oral hygiene to be fear-induced.    Unfortunately, the internet […]

What You Should Know About Dental Sealant?

No matter how long you brush and floss your teeth to remove food and plaque from the surface of your teeth, it can be challenging to get into all of the nooks and crannies in your teeth, especially in the back. Dental Sealant helps by blocking these areas in your teeth from food and plaque.  […]

6 Reasons to Consider Sedation Dentistry

Let’s face it. Going to the dentist can be nervous. There are many excuses not to go to the dentist. Whether you had a painful experience, you cannot sit still, or maybe you have a strong gag reflex that makes going to the dentist hard for you. Don’t let these excuses effective your dental health. […]

Top 4 Secrets to Make Flossing Simpler

Most people have a complicated relationship with dental hygiene. If you are around kids, you will find they aren’t as excited to clean their teeth as they are to eat cake or other sugary products that cause dental damage.    Adults can be guilty of the same behavior, especially when it comes to flossing. While brushing […]