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January 13th, 2024

How NOT to Pull a Loose Tooth

We’ve all seen variations of DIY methods when it comes to pulling loose baby teeth: the string and door slam method is by far one of the most popular (although we’re not sure why). But our team at Miller Family Dental is here to advise against this and similarly aggressive techniques so your kiddo will […]

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December 27th, 2023

What You Need To Know To Find and Maintain Affordable Dentures

According to The American Academy of Prosthodontists there are 36 million people who have no teeth (also called edentulous) in the United States. Besides this, there are also 120 million people who are missing a minimum of one tooth. Out of those 36 million people, about 90% of them have dentures and approximately 15% of […]

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December 13th, 2023

Fluoride: Good or Bad?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the fluoridation of drinking water is ranked among the ten greatest public health achievements of 20th century America. However, a quick search of the internet tells us that fluoride can actually be toxic if ingested in large enough quantities.  So which is true? Do the health […]

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November 27th, 2023

Prevention vs. Treatment of Oral Health

The World Health Organization defines health as “A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” Sadly, in our fast-paced culture, many of us settle for less-than-healthy or even truly sick conditions every day. We allow ourselves to be tired, achy, stressed and in pain more […]

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November 13th, 2023

Why Haven’t My Child’s Permanent Teeth Come In?

If your child’s permanent adult teeth haven’t emerged in a timely manner, you may wonder if there is a reason to worry. Miller Family Dental would like to share a few possible reasons permanent adult teeth can be delayed.  Is There Enough Space for the New Teeth to Grow? The most common reason for permanent […]

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October 27th, 2023

Sensitive Teeth? Here Are Some Ways to Conquer It

Do you experience pain when you eat something cold like a popsicle, or drink something hot like hot chocolate? Does brushing your teeth occasionally cause sharp pains that reverberate throughout your mouth? If this is something that happens to you, you may have sensitive teeth.   What Causes Tooth Sensitivity?  There are many things that can […]

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October 16th, 2023

Guilt Free Advice for Great Pediatric Oral Health

Parenting is no joke. It is equal parts rewarding and exhausting. Moms and dads know how much effort it takes to keep kids healthy and happy. And, everyone from mommy blogs to mothers in law have an opinion on where parents are falling short. Are they eating a balanced diet? Is their homework done? Do […]

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September 28th, 2023

Is Sedation Dentistry Right for You?

About 30-40 million people a year avoid the dentist due to feelings of anxiety and fear. Fear of going to the dentist is common and thankfully being talked about more and more in the dental world. Many dentists go to great lengths to help patients feel comfortable. They will offer spa-like amenities like warm towels, […]

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September 14th, 2023

Bacteria: The Good, the Bad & the Neutral

Living in a land of antibacterial gels, soaps, plastics, and even fabrics, it might surprise you to hear that tons of bacteria live in your mouth every day, and they aren’t all bad! In fact, some play an important role in keeping up your overall health.  Some oral bacteria, however, can cause serious problems and […]

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November 10th, 2022

Welcome Home

Welcome to our new website! We are thrilled with the launch of our new online home that will help us provide a better experience for our patients. This site is meant to be an extension of our practice that allows you to easily find information and schedule appointments, and a resource for our patients and […]

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