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Our blog is a place to share interesting information and keep our patients in the know with what’s going on around here! We try to keep articles informative and entertaining for our patients. There is SO much to know when it comes to dentistry and while we may seem overly excited about teeth, we hope to show you just how cool and interesting oral health can be. If you love to contribute interesting facts at parties or just want to know what we mean when we say ‘prophy’— you’ll love the blog. Stop by every week and learn something new (and see cute pictures of Sage and Echo).

Alternative Text Posted February 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Services
Judy Marcovici, DMD

Crack Down on Cracked Tooth Syndrome

Cracked tooth syndrome (CTS), also known as cracked cusp syndrome or split tooth syndrome, is a painful condition that results from a crack in one of your teeth. CTS can mean anything from a tiny hairline split in the crown to a fracture that goes all the way to the root.  If you have a […]

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Alternative Text Posted January 27, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
Judy Marcovici, DMD

Take it Easy After Tooth Extraction

At Inertia Dental, we’re here to help you as you teach your little ones how to care for their growing and changing smiles. Sometimes our combined efforts will prevent them from needing dental treatment beyond cleanings, fluoride treatments, and sealants, but other times we might recommend extraction to get them back on track for better […]

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Alternative Text Posted January 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Judy Marcovici, DMD

Brushing Your Teeth – Are You Doing It Wrong?

Did you know that certain times of day might be better for brushing than others? While it’s always recommended to brush your teeth twice per day, and floss once per day, your timing is also important.  If you love your pearly whites and want to keep them around as long as possible (because face it, […]

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Alternative Text Posted December 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Judy Marcovici, DMD

The Importance of Dental X-Rays

The technology of dental medicine is advancing by the minute. There are now sophisticated techniques for diagnosing and tracking oral cancer, correcting crooked teeth in less than a year, treating periodontitis (advanced gum disease) without surgery, and much more. Yet, when it comes down to diagnosing issues and creating an effective treatment plan, nothing beats […]

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Alternative Text Posted December 13, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Judy Marcovici, DMD

Strategies for Teasing: Helping Kids Feel Better About Their Smile

Every kid feels uncomfortable in social situations sometimes, especially when they feel they “look different”—and studies show the #1 reason kids are bullied for their appearance is the way their teeth look. Bullies sense this discomfort and annoy, anger, and confuse kids who already feel vulnerable—and if the child being teased is openly reactive, the […]

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Alternative Text Posted November 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Judy Marcovici, DMD

Oral Health & Alzheimer’s

Did you know that unhealthy gums might put your brain at risk?  Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia, which harms your memory, ability to think, and can cause changes in your personality. It’s very common and usually affects people aged 60 and over. And, Alzheimer’s might be significantly more likely to happen if your mouth […]

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Alternative Text Posted November 13, 2020 / Blog
Judy Marcovici, DMD

Baby Teeth: Folklore & Traditions Around the World

What parents do with their children’s baby teeth varies from family to family. Some save them, some throw them away, some make a craft project or a keepsake from them. Recent research is even exploring the possibility of having parents store their children’s baby teeth to preserve mesenchymal stem cell content in the event the […]

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Alternative Text Posted October 27, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Judy Marcovici, DMD

Are Your Teeth Safe from Coffee Stains?

First things first, put your worries away! We are not about to tell you that your coffee drinking days are over. We know that each shot of caffeine is crucial and we cherish our coffee, too! Here at Inertia Dental, we want to educate you on what causes coffee stains and what you can do […]

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Alternative Text Posted September 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Judy Marcovici, DMD

When a Toothache is Not a Toothache

Most of us have experienced a toothache. At their mildest, toothaches may cause just enough discomfort to get on your nerves and disrupt your concentration, but at their worst, they can be debilitating. Because the pain feels like it’s coming from your tooth, it’s natural to assume that all toothaches are caused by cavities, gum […]

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