Category Archives: Dental Tips

Dr. John Gerstner celebrates 20 years at Valley Dental Group!

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April is National Oral Cancer Awareness Month

According to the Oral Cancer Foundation:
“Close to 43,250 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year.”
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Tips for the Nervous Patient

It is estimated that between 5 and 8 percent of Americans don’t go to the dentist out of fear and another 20% only go when absolutely necessary. Here are some facts when trying to conquer dental anxiety. Communicate your fear … Continue reading

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Why it is Important to Get Regular Dental Check-ups

For many people, visiting the dentist for a ‘six month check up’ is not as important as it should be. Some have dental anxieties, while others are simply too busy. One must understand the importance of preventative exams and cleanings. … Continue reading

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Sedation Dentistry – is it for YOU?

It is estimated that 30 percent of the population avoids the dentist due to fear or anxiety. This common “dental phobia” prevents people from receiving necessary dental care, potentially compromising the health of their mouth and smile. For many people … Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions!

The New Year brings a lot of new beginnings and resolutions. The most common one is to improve one’s health. Continue reading

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Sealants, a real tooth saver!

Sealants are an easy and affordable way to help prevent tooth decay.  We know that your children’s dental health is a high priority in your family, and sealants are an excellent defense against cavities for most children. A sealant is … Continue reading

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Summer Whitening!

 Do you have a graduation, class reunion, or a wedding this summer that you would like to brighten your smile for?   Cosmetic Whitening is always available at Valley Dental Group. We are offering the Zoom Whitening at a very special price of … Continue reading

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Stress and Your Oral Health

We would like to share some ways that our bodies may respond to stress from an oral health point of view, and ways to calm our bodies and minds. The habit of grinding or clenching your teeth, usually while  sleeping … Continue reading

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Beating Bad Breath

Bad breath has many causes, such as: Tooth Decay Periodontal (gum) Disease Bacteria growing on the tongue Dry mouth Use of tobacco products Sinus or respiratory infections We can help you find the cause of bad breath and if it’s … Continue reading

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