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 […]

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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, […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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