Illness and Dental Care

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If you have picked up the flu or are battling a cold, you probably just want to crawl into bed or onto the couch, cover yourself with blankets, and binge-watch your favorite show until you feel like a human being again. The last thing you want to do is get... Read more »

Cleaning and Caring for your Dentures

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Dentures are not your natural teeth, and with that in mind, you may think that your days of brushing are over. However, the truth is that your dentures need to be cleaned on a regular basis, since plaque and food debris can accumulate on them, especially between your dentures and... Read more »

Gum Disease and Oral Health

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Periodontitis, also called gum disease, is a common oral health threat in the lives of Americans. In fact, did you know that 47.2% of patients over the age of 30 have some form of gum disease? Well, it’s true! What is it, exactly? Periodontitis is a serious infection of your... Read more »

Making an Effort to Prevent Cavities

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No matter how hard you may try, sometimes it seems that cavities sneak into your mouth despite your best effort. Making an effort to prevent cavities is always a good idea, but you can always use additional help. Listed below are some ways to prevent cavities: - Make an effort... Read more »

Aging and Its Effect on Your Dental Health

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Have you ever asked yourself about the effects that aging can have on your smile? Luckily, your teeth are built strong, and with a little care they can remain solid for rest of your life and can continue to serve you well even as chewing and eating can wear them... Read more »

Together, We Can Fight Gum Disease

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Gum diseases are difficult infections that attack your gums and teeth roots. There are two main kinds of gum disease which are periodontitis and gingivitis. Left untreated, gingivitis actually becomes the more serious infection, periodontitis. Because these diseases can be so dangerous, our specialists at Canton Dental Clinic in Canton,... Read more »

Is Your Smile Ready for a Restoration Upgrade?

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Is your smile ready for a restoration upgrade? Even if your teeth are only slightly damaged or discolored, they can be quickly and easily improved with a concealment restoration such as dental crowns or veneers. Although veneers are smaller, dental crowns tend to be more durable. One of the most... Read more »

Halitosis: What Causes It?

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What causes halitosis? Halitosis, also more commonly known as bad breath, is a treatable condition caused by bacteria in your mouth that produce a foul odor, causing your breath to stink. Halitosis can be the result of a plethora of factors, so take note of what you may be doing... Read more »

Are You Experiencing Bleeding Gums?

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At Canton Dental Clinic, we want our patients in Canton, South Dakota, to know that your gum health is as important to your smile as your pearly whites. In fact, did you know that your gums are actually a good indicator of your overall health? The main cause of bleeding gums is... Read more »