Three Reasons to Choose Invisalign

A beautiful, straight smile offers tremendous social and professional advantages, as well as better oral health. Almost one in five adults straighten their teeth, and many more look for an alternative to traditional metal braces. Invisalign may be the answer. Easily removable and made of clear plastic, Invisalign fits in to an active lifestyle while […]

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The Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Oil Pulling

Your mouth is home to millions of bacteria, fungi, and viruses. When these toxins build up in your body, they can cause a whole host of problems, but is incorporating a holistic approach to your oral health routine beneficial? We’re breaking down the top 5 things you need to know about oil pulling. Oil pulling […]

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The Connection between Diabetes and Oral Health

If you’re a person living with diabetes then you already know the potential health complications caused by the disease, but did you know that diabetes also affects your oral health? According to a study by the American Academy of Periodontology, nearly half of American adults suffer from gum disease and more than 20% of those […]

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Is Chewing Gum Good for My Teeth?

According to the American Dental Association, chewing gum can definitely be beneficial for oral health. Let’s be clear here: When we say that chewing gum can be good for teeth, we are referring to sugar-free gum, or gum that is sweetened by non-cavity causing sweeteners like aspartame, mannitol, or sorbitol. There is not yet sufficient […]

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Learn About Your Dental Sedation Options

Here at Shadow Valley Dental Group, we know that going to the dentist can be a little scary, especially if you’re getting a filling, root canal, or other procedure done. But, when you come in for your appointment, you don’t have to be worried about the pain often associated with dental work. We offer a […]

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How to Clean Invisalign Aligners

Shadow Valley Dental Group is proud to offer our patients one of the most in-demand cosmetic dental services in Ohio. Invisalign is an effective way to straighten teeth and a comfortable, discreet alternative to traditional metal braces. As you progress through your Invisalign treatment, Dr. Hasty will provide you with multiple sets of aligners to […]

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Tongue Scraping Benefits: Get Rid of Bad Breath!

The ancient Ayurveda health ritual called Jihwa Prakshalana has made a comeback in the dental world in recent years. More commonly known as tongue scraping, this process helps to remove food debris, odor causing bacteria, mucus, and dead cells from the surface of your tongue. Many of our patients here at Shadow Valley Dental Group […]

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Providing At-Home Dental Care for Seniors

With old age comes wisdom, but also some special dental problems. If you’re the primary caregiver for an aging parent or loved one, you may stumble upon a few dental care concerns. It can be challenging to know exactly what dental problems to be on the lookout for, so Shadow Valley Dental Group has put […]

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Top 5 Weird Uses for Toothpaste

Everyone knows that using toothpaste is necessary in order to keep teeth and gums healthy. Toothpaste gently scrubs away tartar and food debris, leaving your teeth clean and your breath fresh. But, did you know that you can use toothpaste for things other than cleaning your teeth? You may have heard that you can use […]

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Silver or Composite Fillings?

Technological advances in the dental industry have given dentists and patients many more options when it comes to treatment options. Shadow Valley Dental Group offers several options for cavity filling materials and making a decision about which one to use can sometimes be tough. This blog aims to help you understand the differences between silver […]

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