Tips for Healthy Gums

Tips for Healthy Gums

September is Gum Care Month, so what better time to talk about gum health? Periodontal Disease is extremely common in the U.S. In fact, 47.2% of adults aged 30 years and older have some form of periodontal disease according to the CDC. To reduce your risk, follow our...
How to Tell When You Need a Filling

How to Tell When You Need a Filling

Dental fillings have long been a solution to various dental problems, most commonly holes in our teeth caused by decay (a.k.a. cavities). Fillings fill up these cavities to allow teeth to remain healthy and continue functioning normally.  Fillings are typically...
5 Foods That May Be Giving You Bad Breath

5 Foods That May Be Giving You Bad Breath

Halitosis, or bad breath, can act as a repellent to other humans. Luckily, this condition isn’t permanent and can be improved through good dental hygiene such as flossing and brushing your teeth and tongue. Often, it’s not the foods that cause bad breath, but the...
Why Do I Need a Crown?

Why Do I Need a Crown?

What does it mean to have a crown replaced, and when should it be done?  A crown replacement is done by placing a shield over the tooth to replace lost strength in the tooth or to prevent the tooth from cracking further. Crown replacements are usually made with...
How Nail Biting Affects Your Oral Health

How Nail Biting Affects Your Oral Health

Nail-biting is a common habit that typically starts in childhood. Though it can be difficult to stop like so many bad habits, it can still be done. After all, it is not good for your dental health. But, don’t despair if you struggle with nail-biting. We’ve identified...
Foods for Optimal Teeth Health

Foods for Optimal Teeth Health

At Breckenridge Dental, we recognize that great health starts within. To achieve better dental health, there are foods you can eat that are especially good for your oral health. These amazing foods are known to provide health benefits that improve not only the health...
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