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Why Dental Checkups Are So Important
added on: January 31, 2023

You’ve heard time and time again about how it’s important it is to see your dentist in Bowdon every six months for a checkup. But why do we recommend visiting us twice a year? Do you really need dental checkups that often? The short answer is yes, but let’s take a… Read More…


What Not to Do After a Wisdom Tooth Extraction
added on: January 20, 2023

An estimated 85% of Americans will have their wisdom teeth extracted in their lifetime. While this procedure usually takes place in the late teens or early twenties, your dentist in Bowdon may recommend it at any time, especially if they’re starting to cause problems. Even though wisdom teeth surgery is incredibly… Read More…


Mouth Ulcers: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments
added on: December 26, 2022

Mouth ulcers are small, often painful sores that can develop inside your mouth in various places such as your cheeks, tongue, gums, or lips. While having one can certainly be an inconvenience and cause a few days of discomfort, they’re usually no cause for concern. In fact, most ulcers heal… Read More…


Why Do Teeth Hurt When You’re Sick? 
added on: December 17, 2022

Cold and flu season usually spikes between December and February, which means we are just entering peak season for these illnesses. Along with the typical symptoms of fever, cough, and body aches, there can occasionally be signs that affect oral health, too. Thankfully, your dentist in Bowdon is here to ease… Read More…


4 Stages of Gum Disease
added on: November 26, 2022

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a common infection that affects the gum tissue. It’s so common, in fact, that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that nearly half of Americans over the age of 30 have some form of the disease. In the early… Read More…


Do I Have a Sinus Infection or a Toothache? 
added on: November 16, 2022

Sinusitis, also known as a sinus infection, can have similar symptoms to a toothache, and you may be wondering which may be affecting you. The good news is that your dentist in Bowdon knows the difference between the tell-tale signs of a toothache versus those of a sinus infection. Let’s take… Read More…


Xylitol vs. Sugar
added on: October 25, 2022

We’ve heard the saying that sugar rots your teeth. This adage exists for a good reason, as too much sugar can absolutely increase the risk of decay. So it’s no surprise that your dentist in Bowdon will encourage you to enjoy sugary snacks and drinks in moderation. But what if there… Read More…


Is Nitrous Oxide Safe at The Dentist? 
added on: October 17, 2022

Your dentist in Bowdon strives to make every dental appointment fun and stress-free for all of our patients. But we do understand that some of our patients may be nervous, anxious, or scared of their visit. While we will certainly use all our techniques to help you relax, there are some… Read More…


5 Damaging Dental Trends on Social Media
added on: September 25, 2022
Widener Family Dentistry in Bowdon

The internet is full of great information, but it can be difficult to tell the difference between wise advice and dangerous trends. This is particularly true when it comes to health tips and dental tricks. However, your dentist in Bowdon wants to warn you that there has been a rise in… Read More…


Top Reasons to See a Dentist Even if You Have Dentures
added on: September 15, 2022
Widener Family Dentistry in Bowdon

Dentures are one of the ways your dentist in Bowdon can replace an entire set of teeth. These removable replacements for missing teeth are a great way to restore your smile and allow you to smile and eat with confidence. However, just because denture-wearers no longer have natural teeth doesn’t mean… Read More…


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