Oral Health Archives - John Highsmith, DDS
5 Tips to Help You Recover from Wisdom Teeth Removal
added on: September 30, 2021

Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to erupt in your mouth. But unfortunately, many times these teeth need to be removed. Your dentist in Clyde may recommend wisdom teeth extractions if there’s not enough room in your mouth for them to erupt without damaging other teeth or if they’re coming… Read More…


5 Ways to Tell If You Have Gum Disease
added on: September 17, 2021

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, can cause the gums to become inflamed and infected. This condition can be both painful and embarrassing, but many people don’t realize they have it until the symptoms are severe. To make matters worse, gum disease that has progressed can’t be cured, only… Read More…


How to Get Whiter Teeth in 4 Easy Steps
added on: August 26, 2021

Over time, your teeth can develop stains and discoloration that diminish their shine and luster. Luckily, you don’t have to live with less than a dazzling smile. In fact, you can whiten your teeth and restore their natural beauty in just four easy steps! Let your dentist in Clyde teach… Read More…


How to Freshen Your Breath for National Fresh Breath Day
added on: August 5, 2021

National Fresh Breath Day is celebrated on August 6th this year, and if you’re feeling like your breath could use some freshening, you’re not alone. In fact, wondering how to freshen breath is one of the most common questions your dentist in Clyde is asked. So whether you’re preparing for… Read More…


4 Oral Health Dangers of Vaping 
added on: July 28, 2021

In recent years, vaping or e-cigarettes have become increasingly popular, particularly among young adults and even teens. They’re often seen as a ‘healthier’ version of smoking cigarettes. But as more studies come out, we’re finding out more and more ways vaping can be detrimental to overall health. The concerns don’t… Read More…


Why It’s Important To Brush Your Teeth At Night
added on: July 16, 2021

After a long day, you may consider skipping your nightly brushing routine and heading straight to bed instead. However, brushing your teeth every morning and every night is crucial to maintaining good oral health and protecting your teeth against decay, cavities, and other oral health problems. No matter how tired… Read More…


What Does It Feel Like When A Filling Falls Out? 
added on: June 28, 2021

More than 91% of the American adult population has had at least one cavity, and the most common treatment for a cavity is a super-strong dental restoration called a filling. However, no matter how tough a filling is, it can still come loose and fall out. But how do you… Read More…


Are Sports Drinks Bad For Teeth?  
added on: June 15, 2021

Sports drinks are the beverage of choice for many after exercise or spending a long day in the hot weather. While these electrolyte-packed drinks can help replenish the body with minerals lost through sweat, they can also be bad for teeth. Join your dentist in Clyde as we take a… Read More…


Why Are My Teeth Discolored? 
added on: May 25, 2021

Discolored teeth are incredibly common, and your dentist in Clyde talks to patients every day who are looking to improve the appearance of their teeth. While a less than dazzling smile can certainly hurt your self-confidence, is there a chance that tooth discoloration could also mean something more serious is… Read More…


Can Allergies Make Your Teeth Hurt? 
added on: May 18, 2021

The season of spring is officially upon us. But that’s not the only season affecting us nowadays. It’s also allergy season. For many people, allergy season can be brutally annoying. The stuffy nose, the itchy eyes and throat, and the sneezing can make it hard to breathe. But did you… Read More…


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