Protect Your Smile from Chemotherapy’s Side Effects During Cancer Treatment


Cancer. It’s a scary diagnosis, but new treatments and technology have made survival rates and quality of life better than ever before. Unfortunately, these treatments – particularly radiation and chemotherapy – have significant side effects. You may already know about some of them, like weakness, hair loss, and nausea. But did you know that they […]

Continue reading »

Posted in Dental Services, Oral Health Care Tips, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

5 Facts About Dental Crowns


Dental crowns – they’re almost a rite of passage for aging teeth. Your teeth are meant to last a lifetime, but after years of hard work or following an injury, they can break down and need a repair. In some cases, they need whole new surface. That’s where dental crowns come in.  A crown is […]

Continue reading »

Posted in Dental Services, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Which Dental Whitening Methods Are Best?


Summer is almost here, and along with it, plenty of reasons to smile. The warm, sunny days, make summer a season of celebrations; and parties like graduations, weddings, anniversaries, and class reunions will keep photographers – both amateur and pro – hopping. If your smile isn’t ready for a close-up, dental whitening treatments are a […]

Continue reading »

Posted in Dental Services, Oral Health Care Tips, Toledo, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Do e-Cigarettes Damage Your Dental Health?


It seems like a good idea – switching from smoking traditional cigarettes to smokeless e-cigarettes. After all, most of the dangerous chemicals in cigarettes are contained in the smoke, and e-cigarettes emit harmless water vapor. So e-cigarettes are safe alternative for your dental health, right? Not so fast – the jury is still out. Electronic […]

Continue reading »

Posted in Dental Services, Oral Health Care Tips, Toledo, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

TMJ: For Many, It’s a Painful Mystery


Despite ongoing research, Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders (TMJ) remain a mystery in the science of dental health. So far, these disorders haven’t been associated with a clear cause, but we do know that it is far more common in women than in men. We also know that the symptoms vary and are often cyclical, […]

Continue reading »

Posted in Dental Services, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Romantic Evenings for Two in Toledo


You lead a busy life, but it’s still good to make time for your spouse or significant other. Toledo is the perfect spot for the couple looking for some much-needed R&R – romance and relaxation. From a host of amazing restaurants offering a variety of exotic cuisine to several hotels built with romance in mind, […]

Continue reading »

Posted in Toledo | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Halloween Fun in Toledo & Maumee, Ohio


Halloween is a real treat in Toledo and Maumee! If you’re looking for some bewitching fun for the whole family – and some adult chills and thrills – Shadow Valley Dental Group has some spine-tingling suggestions. We’re sure you’ll be able to scare up some fun during the month of October. Family-Friendly Halloween Fun in […]

Continue reading »

Posted in Office News, Toledo | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

What is a Dental Emergency?


Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you had some kind of trauma to your teeth or you experienced dental pain, and wondered if it rose to the level of an emergency? Well, what is a dental emergency? Although there is no widely accepted uniform agreement on what makes for a dental emergency, […]

Continue reading »

Posted in Dental Services, Oral Health Care Tips | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

How Healthy are Your Teeth?


Do you have healthy teeth? Some people who answer yes do, in fact, have healthy teeth. Others who answer yes are either in denial or unaware of signs that indicate potential or actual problems. To find out which type you are, take a couple minutes to do the inventory below. Do you brush twice a […]

Continue reading »

Posted in Oral Health Care Tips | Tagged | 1 Comment

Should You be Screened for Oral Cancer?


According to the American Dental Association, oral cancer strikes around 40,000 people every year. Fortunately, many dentists now screen patients to detect cancer early and save lives. Here at Shadow Valley Dental Group, our dentists screen every patient at every visit. Oral screening is a quick and painless exam, another way we provide exceptional, personal […]

Continue reading »

Posted in Dental Services, Oral Health Care Tips | Tagged | Leave a comment