5 Health Benefits of Smiling

By Tooth Fairy on Sep 13, 2018 9:05:00 AM

Smiling does more than make you look attractive, intelligent, and trustworthy. There are proven benefits for health and happiness when you smile. Explore five surprising health benefits of smiling below!

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Top Trends in Cosmetic Dentistry for Perfecting Your Smile

By Tooth Fairy on Aug 2, 2018 7:50:54 AM

Acquiring a beautiful smile seems to be easier and less costly with every passing year. As consumer demand for that “Hollywood” smile is on the rise, this attention to having the best smile is a huge factor in driving people to utilize cosmetic dentistry for elective treatments. Here are a few top trends and advancements towards this industry with new materials, technology, and procedures that are redefining the world of cosmetic dentistry and a perfect smile.

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Now Offering Botox at Boger Dental!

By Tooth Fairy on Jun 21, 2018 8:26:21 AM

Did you know that we offer Botox at Boger Dental?

It’s a newer addition to our service offerings. While it’s mainly used for cosmetic purposes, it can also be used to treat chronic migraines and jaw pain.

Topics: Dental Health
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Smiles for Life 2018: One Month Left!

By Tooth Fairy on Jun 14, 2018 8:49:16 AM

We have 1 month left for our 2018 Smiles for Life season! Don't miss out on whitening your teeth and helping a child restore their smile and improve their life.  

At Boger Dental, we’re very passionate about this charity event each year. We have a CRAZY challenge if we meet our goal. See Dr. Chad’s video message to learn what that challenge is …

Topics: Dental Health
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What is Dry Mouth?

By Tooth Fairy on May 17, 2018 8:53:36 AM

According to Mayo Clinic, “Dry mouth is caused when the salivary glands in the mouth don’t make enough saliva to keep your mouth wet.”

Dry mouth can create serious oral health issues, since saliva is necessary to wash away food, neutralize bacteria’s acid, and protect against tooth decay.

But what causes dry mouth? How do you know if you have it? And more importantly, how can you treat it?

In this post, we'll cover the causes, symptoms, and effects of dry mouth, as well as your treatment options. 

Topics: Dental Health
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Does Pregnancy Cause Cavities?

By Tooth Fairy on May 10, 2018 7:39:53 AM

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13, 2018.

In honor of Mother’s Day, we’ve put together this guide to pregnancy and teeth.

Topics: Dental Health
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Foods to Eat for Natural Teeth Whitening and Dental Health

By Tooth Fairy on Jun 22, 2017 9:00:00 AM

We always hear about foods we should avoid eating. But good news! There are foods that actually promote a healthy mouth and a whiter smile!

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Are Kids at Risk for Dental Problems from OTC Medicated Syrups?

By Tooth Fairy on Jun 15, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Our hearts go out to our kids when they’re ill. We want to help them feel better faster. That’s why there are many over-the-counter (OTC) medications for kids that help relieve cold, flu, and allergy symptoms. But do these syrups affect your child's dental health?

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3 Reasons Why You’re Nervous About Going to the Dentist

By Tooth Fairy on Jun 8, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Feeling nervous about going to the dentist? You’re not alone. One in every five people feels enough anxiety about visiting the dental office that they delay important treatments.

Advancements in dental technology and sedation dentistry 一 and even an increase in gentle dentistry practices 一 hasn’t changed the rate of general dental anxiety in the past 50 years. So what causes some people to be wary of going to the dentist?

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Interesting Facts About Digital Dental X-rays

By Tooth Fairy on Mar 14, 2016 9:44:53 AM

There is a lot of talk about radiation -- from the sun, minerals in the soil, household appliances, and also dental x-rays. It is wise to be cautious about the amount of radiation that you are exposed to, so fortunately you take ease in that the dose of radiation you are exposed to during the taking of dental x-rays is extremely small, especially with our digital x-ray technology. Our hygienist, Michelle Sensat, has done some interesting research about dental x-rays.

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