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Five Reasons to be Thankful for your Smile

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA There are all types of smiles: angelic smiles, crooked smiles, and Mona Lisa’s smile. You can smile with just your closed lips or with your teeth. While the closed mouth smile is the most mysterious; the full teeth smile is the most expansive and enthusiastic. Just as Shakespeare said that eyes are the windows to …

How not to get Spooked at the Dentist

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Fall has officially arrived, which means Halloween is just around the corner. It is the season for scaring and many people love the thrill of a good spook. But, there’s one place most everyone prefers not to be scared, and that’s at the dentist’s office. Your sedation dentist in Erie at Laser Dentistry of Erie …

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Forget the Fear! How Sedation can Ease your Dental Anxiety

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Each individual should see their dentist at least once every six months for a routine check-up but, for individuals who suffer from dental anxiety or dental phobia, these visits are anything but routine. For these people, just the thought of going to the dentist can provoke feelings of anxiety or even outright terror. People who …

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Sedation Dentistry now Offered in Erie

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Do you feel nervous when a dental appointment approaches on the calendar? You aren’t alone. Some level of apprehension about going to the dentist in Erie is common but, for many people, this nervousness reaches extreme levels, manifesting as anxiety or even outright fear. This condition is known as dental anxiety, and it affects an …

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Back to School Lunch Options

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA You did it! All of the paperwork, preparing, and shopping for school supplies, clothes, shoes, and everything else back-to-school is done, hopefully! You’ve sent your kids off to school, but are already aware that there will be days when they are sent him sick or have to miss school because of an illness. Did you …

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Cosmetic Dentistry in Erie

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Society continues to place an increasing emphasis on the importance of an attractive appearance. Many of us idolize celebrities for their flawless-looking skin and perfect teeth. In reality, though, very few people are born with a perfect, beautiful smile. Most of the celebrities you see walking the red carpet in Hollywood needed a little help …

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Bad Breath–it could be your Diet

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Health, diet, and fitness represent a multi-billion dollar industry. Many people turn to a high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet in an attempt to lose weight or improve their appearance. By avoiding carbs, you minimize your intake of flour- and grain-based foods, as well as dairy and many sugary snacks. While also consuming large amounts of protein, you …

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Should I trade my floss for a Waterpik® Water Flosser?

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA We get it, flossing can seem tedious and downright gross, so it is no wonder people are on the search for something simpler to use. Flossing removes biofilm and tartar buildup from between your teeth and has been proven to be a necessary part of oral hygiene in the efforts of reducing your risk of …

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How Common is Gum Disease

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Gum disease has become an epidemic in the United States. Data released by the CDC estimated that, in 2012, approximately half of the adults in America were living with some stage of gum disease. Making matters worse, many people who suffer from gum disease never seek treatment. Your Erie periodontist at Laser Dentistry of Erie …

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Gum Disease and Testosterone Levels

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA You probably know that gum disease can harm your teeth and mouth, but did you know that it also might affect your sexual health if you are a man? A recently published scientific review examined a potential link between chronic gum disease and low testosterone levels. Published in the American Journal of Men’s Health, this …