Floss first or last?? This is actually an important question with an easy answer!

By pwsadmin | November 6, 2018

We all know that flossing is important and that we shouldn’t wait until right before our next dentist appointment to begin flossing again, RIGHT? But one question comes up a good bit: Is it better to floss before or after you brush your teeth? So, because dentists needed proof of what they pretty much already […]

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Diabetes and Your Smile – Know the Risks and Have a Plan

By pwsadmin | November 15, 2017

November is Diabetes Awareness Month and we are helping to spread the word on how uncontrolled diabetes can affect individuals’ teeth and gums. Below are edited notes from the American Dental Association and related research. Diabetes and Your Smile Based on article by Laura Martin, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine Did you […]

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Sable DDS Tooth Sensitivity

Sensitive Teeth? Dang, They Are A PAIN!

By TheDentistSays | October 8, 2017

Do you cringe at the thought of taking a bite of ice cream or a sip of hot coffee because it makes your teeth hurt? Does brushing or flossing your teeth cause pain? If so, you may have sensitive teeth. You may experience discomfort or pain when you eat or drink hot, cold, sweet, sour, […]

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Google Reviews

Why Read Reviews? Because We Love To Hear From You!

By TheDentistSays | August 22, 2017

The business world is changing quickly as you all know!  Social Media has become a tool for marketing and consumer research!  In order to keep up with today’s world, online marketing is a must.  We have had fun setting up our Facebook page and sharing tidbits and pictures with our dental family:  https://www.facebook.com/sabledds/. But what […]

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Sable DDS Sleep Apnea

Do You Snore? There Is A Dental Connection!

By TheDentistSays | April 18, 2017

(Based on Blog by Holli Draper, RDH) “Sleep is an investment in the energy you need to be effective tomorrow” -Tom Rath, author of Eat Move Sleep and Are You Fully Charged  What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea?   Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a life-threatening condition that affects over 18 million Americans. This commonly undiagnosed syndrome involves […]

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For Heart Healthy Month, Get To The Dentist????? YES!

By TheDentistSays | February 16, 2017

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. The month of February is dedicated to raising awareness about heart disease and increasing knowledge about prevention. We are dedicated to educating our patients about the mouth/body connection. An increasing number of researchers are finding that there’s a link between common health conditions—like […]

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Do I Really Have to Get Dental X-rays…Again? Why? Are They Risky?

By TheDentistSays | February 4, 2017

Dental radiographs (x-rays) allow us to monitor bone levels and rule out any disease processes that might be occurring. Radiographs allow us to see structures that are not visible to the naked eye – the spaces between teeth, under the soft tissue, and inside the bone.  All of this really, really helps us work with you […]

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Have You Ever Had Pain in Your Tooth…But You Are Not Even Sure Which Tooth It Is?

By TheDentistSays | February 4, 2017

Does that make you feel crazy?  Well…you aren’t! There are actually several reasons why it can be difficult to pinpoint the origin of tooth pain. Let’s take a step back and consider some of the possible reasons. Tooth decay can cause bacteria to infect the interior of the tooth and then trigger pain from changes […]

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Will My Filling Last Forever? I Think You Know Where This Is Heading….

By TheDentistSays | January 8, 2017

While we believe that we can perform dental miracles, we sadly can not make your filling last forever! sigh.  A filling is extremely durable and can last for many, many years in most cases, but there may come a time when it needs to be replaced.  Sorry. So, how long will it last?  Well, as […]

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