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Prevent Tooth Loss – 5 Tips From Your Local Dentist

Bacteria in the mouth plays a major role in tooth decay and tooth loss. When bacteria is combined with food, it creates a sticky substance that forms on the surface of the teeth. This sticky film is called plaque and it can cause serious damage to tooth enamel. Tooth...

Is Sugar Really Bad for your Teeth? Should You Give It Up?

Most people know that consuming too much sugar is bad for their teeth, but many people don’t actually know why sugar is bad or how reducing their sugar intake can improve their overall oral health. Sugar alone is not the direct cause of tooth decay. Instead, it’s the...

5 Simple Dentist Anxiety Tips That Will Save Your Smile

At Stuart Curry Dentistry, our goal is to help each patient feel comfortable, relaxed, and totally at ease. Unfortunately, research has shown that between 50-80 percent of people suffer from some level of dental anxiety. In severe cases, people will simply avoid...

Is It Necessary To Use Mouthwash?

Are you thinking of changing your oral hygiene routine and wondering is it necessary to use mouthwash? Can it really prevent tooth decay? Are there any benefits to adding mouthwash to my oral health regimen? At Stuart Curry Dentistry, we believe in educating our...

How to Keep Your Teeth Healthy During the Holidays

The holidays are suddenly here and at every turn, there’s a plate of baked goods or sweets from your neighbors, at the office party, or at dinner with family and friends. Sweets are in abundance during this time of year. Unfortunately, the extra sugar can wreak havoc...

Mistakes You Make When Brushing Your Teeth

As an adult, you’ve been brushing for so long that you probably don’t consider that you’re making mistakes when brushing your teeth. A proper tooth brushing is the best way to prevent gum disease and bad breath. Make sure you’re taking care of your mouth by avoiding...