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Oral Cancer

April is oral cancer awareness month, a great time to make sure you’re up-to-date on your dental exams! Some statistics from the ADA: Oral and Oropharyngeal Cancers account for 2.9% of all cancers diagnosed in the US and 1.6% of

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What cavity?

A common response to why patients delay treatment is: “Well it doesn’t bother me.” It’s easy to ignore something if you can’t see or feel it. Unfortunately, if you wait until you have the daily reminder of being able to see

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Shift Happens

Teeth can shift or move for a number of different reasons. Sometimes because a new space is created and sometimes it just occurs naturally over time. Tooth movement due to a new space In the unfortunate event that a patient

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Mouthwash: Yes or No?

We get a lot of people that ask about whether they should be using mouthwash. The advertising for a lot of mouthwashes even leads some people to believe that it can replace brushing your teeth in the morning. However, for many

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How Can I Prevent Cavities?

Halloween candy, Thanksgiving pies, Christmas cookies… The holidays can be a time when many people find themselves with unexpected dental problems because of all the extra sugar we tend to eat around this time of year. So how can you enjoy the

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Acid Erosion

Acidic Food and Beverages: How they damage your teeth. Acid erosion is a big problem for a lot of people and can happen over time without them ever knowing! The acid in many food and drinks can eat away at the tougher

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Welcome to Smiles By Shaw!

Welcome to our new blog! Check back regularly for news and articles.

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