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What you need to know about having a Crossbite

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Have you ever heard of a crossbite? This refers to a lateral misalignment of the teeth, typified when the lower and upper jaw alignment is crooked. It looks as if the lower jaw is shifted too far to one side. If you’re one of the Americans living with an untreated crossbite, you face an elevated …

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How your Oral Health changes throughout the Years

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA When you think about going to the dentist, you may be reminded of a checkup during your childhood, getting braces as a teen, or that time you had your wisdom teeth removed. However, professional oral health care is important at every age. Proper care during early childhood is important to set you up for a …

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9 Ways that Flossing can Improve your Health

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Oral hygiene is critical for a healthy mouth and a beautiful smile, but its advantages don’t stop there. Brushing your teeth twice a day is a start to good oral hygiene. However, if you aren’t flossing each day, you are leaving food debris behind that could damage not only your teeth and gums, but also …

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3 Dental Appointments you shouldn’t Miss

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA It can be easy to find something else better to do than go to the dentist. Many people make excuses not to go to their dentist, which is one of the worst things that you can do to your oral health. Even if you take good care of your teeth and gums at home, there …

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Enjoy Halloween without Spooky Consequences for your Oral Health

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Halloween is a night all kids look forward to. It can take children weeks to decide what costume they want to wear. Will they make their costume on their own or will they want to pick out the perfect one in a store? No matter the costume or the age, your children will want to …

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How we use Lasers to provide improved Dental Care in Erie

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Lasers still can sound like something from a science fiction movie or TV show.  “Dr. Spock, deploy the laser cannons,” sounds like a programmed staple of TV that we’ve watched for decades. Lasers may sound like something from the future. However, at Laser Dentistry of Erie, we use this state-of-the-art laser technology daily to care …

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Oral Health Talk: What you feed your Family Matters

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Many people believe that as long as they floss and brush their teeth really good before bed that what they eat won’t affect their oral health. Family dentist in Erie, PA, Dr. Albert Starr wants you to know that this statement couldn’t be further from the truth! Let’s talk about oral health for a moment …

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5 Habits That Wreck Your Smile

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Do You Have Bad Dental Habits? Nobody has perfect teeth or practices perfect dental hygiene. We occasionally skip our before bedtime brushing or are in too much of a hurry to floss. Our teeth often become casualties of several other habits and preferences we have adopted over the course of our lives. Do You Smoke?  …

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Is Never Flossing all that Bad

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Controversy over whether flossing is really all that necessary for good dental hygiene erupted in the last two years when the New York Times reported that there was no scientific evidence which supported the claim that daily flossing prevents periodontal disease. However, dental professionals all agree that flossing helps reduce gingivitis, the first stage of …

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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 …