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Roanoke Dental Office: Vaping and Oral Health

vaping and oral health blog

We all know that smoking cigarettes cause lasting damage on teeth and gums, but what about vaping? The e-cigarette trend sweeping our nation is relatively new and, as a result, poorly understood. Many people incorrectly believe vaping is better or “healthier” than smoking, but the truth is that vaping poses an enormous threat to the…

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Roanoke Family Dentistry: Oral Care in the Home

Oral Care at Home Blog

Lives are busy. And if you are raising children, life has gotten even busier. So much so, you wonder how you thought you never had time before. There are many everyday activities that take place inside the home to ensure our family is healthy and while most are small they add up. One of those…

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Roanoke Dentist: Properly Caring for Your Toothbrush

Properly Caring for Your Toothbrush

You would never doubt the importance of regularly brushing your teeth (right?!), but how much attention do you give to your toothbrush itself? Your toothbrush is actually your first line of defense against cavities, gum disease, and other serious dental problems. By properly cleaning, storing, and replacing your toothbrush, you can encourage long lasting oral…

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Roanoke Dentist: Foods That Fight Bad Breath

Fight Bad Breath Blog

Before we start, nothing can substitute good oral hygiene. You know the routine; brush twice a day, floss daily and never skip your six-month dental cleaning with your favorite Roanoke, VA dentist. Might sound boring, but maintaining good oral care will help ensure your teeth last a lifetime and help your co-worker from fleeing every…

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Roanoke Dental Office: 2018 Oral Health Checklist

2018 Oral Health Checklist

The New Year is all about setting goals, fresh starts and healthy living. While we tend to focus on the gym and cleaning up our diet, an important wellness goal should include improving your dental health. Our mouths host hundreds of bacteria and are the gateway to many things affecting our health. Semtner Dental has…

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Food List for Healthy Teeth in Roanoke

Healthy Teeth Food List

Diet plays a very important role in a healthy smile. Dr. Semtner and the Semtner Dental team came up with a list that we believe is both easily accessible at most supermarkets and affordable. Check out the quick list below for foods for healthy teeth in Roanoke.

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