East Center Dental Blog

Chewing the Fat: The Keto Diet and Your Teeth

January 12, 2024

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Man enjoying the keto diet while working out

The keto diet has recently gained popularity for its potential weight loss benefits. In fact, it’s estimated that around 12.9 million Americans are following the diet right now! Its simplicity and results make it a great way to melt away body fat, but is that all? What other effects could it have on your oral health, for example?

If you want to learn more about the ketogenic diet and how it affects your teeth, continue reading.


Unraveling For the Holidays: What Happens to Your Dental Health Under Stress?

December 15, 2023

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A stressed woman in a holiday sweater thinking about her dental health

Are you stressing as you try to complete your multitude of tasks to make this the best holiday ever? If so, you may not be thinking about how it’s affecting your teeth. The festive season is often associated with joy, but sometimes all you seem to get is a shot of cortisol. However, it’s important to manage your holiday stress for the sake of your dental health.

If you want to learn the unexpected impact of holiday stress on your teeth and gums, continue reading.


Preserving Your Snowy Whites: Holiday Foods to Avoid with Dental Health in Mind

November 30, 2023

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A family enjoying a holiday meal with good dental health

Holidays are coming, and with it, a cornucopia of sights, smells, and good food. Many times it’s hard to think about your dental health when you’re caught up in the spirit of the season. However, to preserve your teeth and keep your smile cheerful and sparkling you’ll need to avoid some of these traditional treats.

To learn which foods made the naughty list this year, continue reading. You’ll learn exactly why they’re bad for your dental health!


Frightening Facts About Dastardly Dental Dilemmas

October 10, 2023

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3 small jack-o-lanterns with fake vampire teeth with 3 paper bats on the wall

October is here with all its excitement! Whether you’re putting out jack-o-lanterns or finding the perfect costume, it’s fun to get into the spooky spirit this time of year. That said, some scares aren’t very amusing and poor dental health is one of them. The festive fall spirit happens to coincide with Dental Hygiene Awareness month, which means there’s no better time than now to share information that’s bound to send shivers down your spine. Keep reading to learn a few terrifying statistics in honor of the season!


3 Ways to Deal with Gapped Teeth

September 5, 2023

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closeup of gapped teeth

For better or worse, gapped teeth can completely change the way that your smile looks. If you’ve had them your entire life, you may be a little bit insecure about the way that they affect your appearance. In that case, any treatment that could help you would be a welcome relief.

You’ll be pleased to learn that there are actually several dental treatments that can repair this kind of issue. If you want to learn more about them and get some information about which is best for you, here’s what you should know.


The 5 Most Common Oral Health Concerns

August 11, 2023

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A woman talking with her dentist about her oral health

If you’ve ever attempted to self-diagnose your oral health, you know that it’s a complex issue. It’s so complex, in fact, that dentists must study the subject for several years to gain the necessary experience to work on your teeth. There are many things that can go wrong in a mouth, making it crucial to rely on the expertise of trained dental professionals.

Read on to discover some of the most common issues facing your oral health and learn how dentistry has risen to meet the challenges.


3 Reasons to Start Invisalign Treatment This Summer

July 13, 2023

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person holding Invisalign aligner and smiling

Having gaps in your smile is a common occurrence, but worries about misaligned teeth can dent your confidence in showing off your smile. Fortunately, Invisalign addresses these concerns, giving you the smile you desire. Invisalign is a discreet orthodontic treatment that employs clear aligners to gently reposition teeth into their correct alignment. While it’s beneficial at any time, continue reading to find out why starting your journey in the summer can offer extra advantages.


4 Ways Cosmetic Dentistry Makes You Look Younger

June 29, 2023

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A woman receiving cosmetic dentistry from a dentist

Aging doesn’t help with your looks past a certain point. In fact, it usually results in a face that seems less vibrant and energized. Still, there are a few ways to regain some youthful glow. It just so happens that cosmetic dentistry makes you look younger. With the right procedure, this dental field “turns back the clock” and takes years off your face. Your Warsaw dentist can even explain how. So, here are four ways that cosmetic dentistry revitalizes your looks.


Oral Health Tips to Use for Summer Vacation

June 13, 2023

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Friends having fun during summer vacation

There’s no denying it now: summer is in full swing. Most schools have let out, and blockbuster films are starting to be released. That all being the case, you’re likely planning a family getaway. Amidst the excitement, though, don’t forget to look after your smile. Healthy teeth and gums make summer fun all the better. If you’d like, your Warsaw dentist can even help out. Here, then, are some vital oral health tips for your summer vacation.


4 Reasons to See Your Dentist Before Summer Vacation

May 5, 2023

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person on summer vacation smiling on a beach

Are you contemplating a summer vacation? You’re not alone! Many people are eagerly planning their trips during this delightful season, whether it’s a tranquil beach retreat, an exciting amusement park adventure, or a thrilling mountain expedition. However, amid all the excitement and preparations, it’s crucial to acknowledge the significance of visiting your dentist prior to embarking on your journey. Taking this simple step will help ensure optimal dental health throughout your travels. Continue reading to explore four compelling reasons why scheduling a dental appointment before your upcoming escapade is a wise choice.

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