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Stress and your Oral Health

Most of our patients know a thing or two about stress. Whether you’re dealing with chronic stress, or a brief stressful life circumstance, we all encounter it from time to time. Most people associate stress with heart attacks or ulcers, but do you know how stress can affect your oral health? › Stress may negatively

Should I Brush Before Flossing?

Should I Brush Before Flossing? The age-old question – should you floss before you brush or after? If you asked any one of our team members at Westlake Dental Associates, you just might get a different answer on this one, and each response can be right! As long as you’re doing a thorough job, we

Electrical or Manual Toothbrush: Which is Better?

Electrical or Manual Toothbrush: Which is Better? This is one of our most frequently asked questions! Our answer? It’s not the brush that matters, it’s who’s doing the brushing. Let’s break that down. The goal of tooth brushing is to remove plaque from your teeth on a consistent (daily!) basis, so that we prevent the

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-Dr. Lundy