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Have Fun in the Sun This Summer: 3 Tips for a Healthy Mouth
added on: May 4, 2022

Things are heating up, and we know how exciting it can be to get out and travel to experience all that the gorgeous summer season has to offer us. Your Colonia dentist is excited too, and we thought you might want some helpful tips on how to take care of your… Read More…


Is Using Mouthwash Everyday Bad for You?
added on: April 25, 2022

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of just-brushed teeth, and your dentist in Colonia recommends that all patients brush their teeth two times a day and floss once a day. But where does mouthwash play a role in your oral hygiene routine? Should you use mouthwash every day?  Different Types of… Read More…


Why Do I Have Cavities If I Don’t Eat Sugar?
added on: April 8, 2022
Kavita Patel, DDS

Cutting back on sugar can be difficult because it’s in so many foods and drinks, and sometimes in surprising amounts. But reducing your sugar intake or eliminating it from your diet altogether can certainly help your overall health as well as your dental health. After all, there’s a reason your… Read More…


How Do You Know If Something Is Wrong With Your Teeth?
added on: April 5, 2022
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An obvious broken tooth or other severe dental emergency isn’t the only sign that something may be wrong with your teeth. The truth is, there are some early signs that can let you know that something isn’t quite right and that you should see your dentist in Colonia sooner rather… Read More…


Will Bad Breath Ever Go Away? 
added on: March 15, 2022
Kavita Patel, DDS

Bad breath is an incredibly common complaint of dental patients. In fact, an estimated 60 million Americans are affected by bad breath. But just because it’s common and you’re not alone doesn’t mean that it’s not something that you shouldn’t be concerned about. The truth is bad breath can be… Read More…


What Does It Mean If I Have White Spots On My Teeth? 
added on: February 22, 2022
Kavita Patel, DDS

Have you ever looked closely at your teeth and noticed small, white spots? You’re not alone. Many people have this type of tooth discoloration, and it typically doesn’t cause any problems. But if you’re unhappy with these white spots, you may be wondering what caused them in the first place… Read More…


Can a Dentist Tell If You Have Heart Problems? 
added on: February 4, 2022
Kavita Patel, DDS

Many people don’t think that their oral health could impact their heart health, but the two are actually very strongly connected. In fact, a study published in the American Heart Association Journal found that there’s a connection between gum disease and increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular… Read More…


Does a Water Flosser Really Clean Better Than String Floss?
added on: January 11, 2022
Kavita Patel, DDS

A key part of maintaining a healthy mouth is making sure you brush twice a day and see your dentist in Colonia every six months. But it’s also crucial to floss every day. In fact, it’s one of the most important things you can do. When it comes to which type… Read More…


What You Need to Know About Post-Filling Pain
added on: December 23, 2021
Kavita Patel, DDS

As your trusted Colonia dentist, we never want you to be in pain or dental discomfort, especially when it comes to cavities. They are by far the most common problem we see at our office and generally rely on natural-looking fillings to help get your teeth healthy again. However, as… Read More…


How to Reduce Holiday Sugar and Sweets
added on: December 13, 2021
Kavita Patel, DDS

Your dentist in Colonia is so excited to wish you and your family a very happy holiday season. It seems like this year flew by, and it’s hard to believe we’re at the end of it already. As you venture out to celebrate and commemorate this time of year with… Read More…


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