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3 Things To Know About Teeth Whitening 

September 8, 2021

White Teeth Are Always in Style (Even After Labor Day) Many people develop dull or yellowing teeth over time. A dull smile can take a toll on many of the social aspects of your life. You don’t need a background in cosmetic dentistry to have some idea of what teeth whitening treatment does, and it […]

How Certain Vitamins and Minerals Affect Your Teeth

September 8, 2021

Eat Your Vitamins and Minerals Your teeth are directly affected by the vitamins and minerals absorbed into your body. Below is a list of some of the most common vitamins and minerals and how they affect your teeth: Calcium – helps build and strengthen our bones while also providing structural support and protecting our tooth […]

4 Dental Myths Debunked

July 30, 2021

Let’s Sink Our Teeth into Some Common Misconceptions Due to an overwhelming amount of information out there, you may be confused by some dental care and oral health myths. At University Associates in Dentistry, we want you to decipher the truth from common misconceptions. Below are a few debunked dental myths so you can optimize […]

Does Going to the Dentist Stress You Out?

July 30, 2021

3 Tips to Help You Deal with Dental Anxiety At UAD, we understand that Dental Anxiety is a real disorder. We know how important it is for our patients to trust us and feel comforted and supported throughout their appointment. The right team will ensure your dental and emotional health are taken care of both […]

All-on-4 Dental Implants

July 7, 2021

What is It, and Who is a Good Candidate? Replacing an entire arch of teeth with All-on-4 Dental Implants is an excellent option for patients who are missing all or a significant number of teeth. All-on-4 bridges look, feel, and function as close to your natural teeth as possible. University Associates in Dentistry’s (UAD) dental […]

3 Tips for Taking Care of Your Gums

July 7, 2021

Proper Hygiene for Healthy Gums Your gums are an essential part of the structure of your mouth. Healthy gums hold your teeth in place and protect their roots from tooth decay and irritation. If you lose teeth due to weakened gum tissue, the bone in your jaw will begin to deteriorate. Lost teeth can also […]

Poor Oral Health Can Affect Your Overall Well-being

July 7, 2021

The Physical and Psychological Effects Associated with a Dissatisfied Dental Appearance If you’re not happy with your oral health and appearance, it can negatively impact your general quality of life, both physically and psychologically. Physical Effects Poor oral health can lead to dental cavities and gum disease, which can negatively impact your smile. Some of […]

A Healthy Mouth is a Happy Mouth

June 4, 2021

Deteriorating Dental Health is Not Your Fault After the epic year we’ve all had, many of our patients had to press “pause” on regular dental visits. But now, as things normalize, it is time to pay attention to the health of your mouth as it does affect your overall well-being. An unhealthy mouth can lead […]

3 Ways Veneers Can Help You

June 4, 2021

Everyone Deserves to Have a Smile They Love There’s not much that can make or break a first impression like a smile. While not everyone was #blessed with a naturally perfect set of pearly whites that last forever, many cosmetic dentistry options can enhance one’s appearance and provide an extra boost of confidence! We offer […]

3 Simple Tips to Avoid Tooth Loss

May 6, 2021

Tooth Loss Can Seriously Affect Your Health Tooth loss can be devastating, not just for your confidence but for your health as well. Losing a tooth can cause surrounding teeth to shift and bacteria to accumulate under the gum line, resulting in gum disease and loss of bone and tissue. Gum disease has been linked […]