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Dr. Badwalz
14 Dec 2016

What Is The Biggest Mistake When Brushing Your Teeth?

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Brushing Your Teeth

Everybody knows how to brush their teeth right? One might think they know, but you would be surprised how many people do not.  Brushing your teeth is an important part of your dental care routine. For a healthy mouth and beautiful smile, Dr. Badwalz recommends you: Brushing your teeth twice a day for two minutes … Continue reading What Is The Biggest Mistake When Brushing Your Teeth?

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02 Nov 2016

How to Treat Periodontal Disease

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Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Disease (Gum Disease) If you have periodontal disease it can easily be treated with help from Dr. Badwalz, and by revamping your oral hygiene routine. The leading cause of tooth loss in adults is periodontal disease, but if it can be treated then there is no reason to lose teeth over it! Its damage … Continue reading How to Treat Periodontal Disease

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13 Oct 2016

The Biggest Dental Problems for People Over the Age of 50

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Dental Problems

As we get older with age we tend to face health problems that were never really an issue before, like major dental problems. The good news in regards to your teeth is that there is scientific evidence that adults over the age of 50 are now keeping their natural teeth longer than compared to adults … Continue reading The Biggest Dental Problems for People Over the Age of 50

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01 Sep 2016

Visiting the Dentist While Pregnant

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Dentist While Pregnant

Many changes start to happen to your body when you become pregnant. When a woman becomes pregnant there is a shift in hormones which can increase your chances of developing gum disease, which is why it’s important to visit the dentist while pregnant. Your body will start to produce higher levels of estrogen and progesterone, … Continue reading Visiting the Dentist While Pregnant

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17 Aug 2016

10 Surprising Facts About Your Teeth!

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Everyone knows that it’s important to take care of our teeth. They not only help us break down and chew food while we eat, they also have other important functions and help us show off our smile   Taking care of our teeth is not something that is relatively new. The ancient Egyptians knew the … Continue reading 10 Surprising Facts About Your Teeth!

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12 Jul 2016

Find Out the Summer Foods that are Great for your Teeth and Which are Not!

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Summer is here and barbecue season is in full swing. While you’re having fun hanging out with friends and family, bacteria in your mouth will be partying and feasting on leftover food and sugar caught in your teeth. Here is a list of a few summer foods and drinks to limit to help keep your … Continue reading Find Out the Summer Foods that are Great for your Teeth and Which are Not!

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12 Jun 2016

6 Odd Reasons Why Your Teeth Hurt

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Filling Falling Out   There are a few reasons why a filling fell out; it could be decay built up around it, an unusual amount of force applied to the filling, or it could be the breakdown of fillings material. Many patients don’t always notice a filling has fallen out until they bite down. When … Continue reading 6 Odd Reasons Why Your Teeth Hurt

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18 May 2016

Does Fingernail Biting Impact Your Teeth?

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Fingernail biting is a bad habit that is hard for some people to get rid of. It often begins in childhood and may continue on through teenage and adult years. People bite their fingernails for a variety of reasons. These include stress, anxiety, nervousness, frustration, or even boredom.   Interestingly enough, women are more likely … Continue reading Does Fingernail Biting Impact Your Teeth?

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11 Apr 2016

How to Make Flossing a Habit

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Flossing may be just one of the best and most beneficial habits that you can have, but it seems to be one of the most difficult ones to form. Here are a few quick tips and tricks on how to make flossing a daily habit that you will actually keep.   According to experts, it … Continue reading How to Make Flossing a Habit

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29 Mar 2016

Common Questions About Your Dentures

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Oral Hygiene

Dentures are a common form of tooth replacement for people that are missing several teeth. They have been used by people for hundreds of years and were once made of bone, ivory, or even wood!  Nowadays, dentures can be made of different materials such as plastic resins or even porcelain.   How long do dentures last? Dentures … Continue reading Common Questions About Your Dentures

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08 Mar 2016

Diabetes and Periodontal Disease: What you need to know!

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Periodontal Disease

The mouth is the gateway to your bodies overall health. When the mouth is not healthy, the body is not healthy. There have been many studies over the years suggesting a link of certain diseases to oral health.   What is Periodontal Disease?   Periodontal disease, gum disease, is an infection caused by plaque. Plaque … Continue reading Diabetes and Periodontal Disease: What you need to know! Read More

18 Feb 2016

Do People with Red Hair Really Take Longer to Numb?

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Numb

The Pain of Being a Redhead and Getting Numb It is not uncommon for people to have a fear of going to the dentist, especially when they are in pain. People may get anxious thinking about tools that’ll be used or being poked by the numbing injection. People with red hair may have another fear … Continue reading Do People with Red Hair Really Take Longer to Numb?

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02 Feb 2016

Blood Pressure at the Dental Office

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Blood Pressure

The Purpose of Measuring Blood Pressure in a Dental Office   My clinical philosophy is that I treat you as a whole living, breathing self and NOT just the tooth that is hurting you. Several studies have concluded that most patients see a dentist more frequently than a primary physician. As such I want to … Continue reading Blood Pressure at the Dental Office

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18 Jan 2016

6 Simple Ways to Make Your Teeth Look Whiter, Without Whitening Your Teeth

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Whitening Your Teeth

1. Swish With Water After You Drink Coffee Swishing with water will stop the staining element in coffee from penetrating and sticking to the biofilm on your teeth. Make sure that you only use water and don’t brush your teeth immediately afterward. Brushing your teeth after drinking something acidic (like coffee or orange juice for … Continue reading 6 Simple Ways to Make Your Teeth

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04 Jan 2016

New Year, New Smile

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New Smile

This year is the year to get your oral health back and get that new smile! Here are some New Year resolutions you can do to ensure your mouth is healthier than ever!   1 – Get An Appointment To The Dentist Call up our office today 209-383-6133 or go to our website and schedule … Continue reading New Year, New Smile

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We are located just seconds away from Olive Ave just down the street from Hibachi Grill on Collins Drive. Look for our big sign just in front of the office. Having trouble finding us? Call us at 209-383-6133!

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