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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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Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Smile in Roanoke

Spring Cleaning Oral Health

Dusting the baseboards, cleaning the carpets, emptying out the closets and garage may all be on the spring cleaning checklist this year. But, as your Roanoke dentist, we’ve come up with a different spring cleaning checklist, one for your smile! Below are five spring cleaning tips to help clean your mouth and the appliances you…

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Why Do I Need Regular Dental Exams?

Regular Dental Exams Importance

Are you curious as to what the point of regular dental exams are? Sure, you know they help clean your teeth but if you brush and floss daily, is it really necessary? Yes. Yes. YES. Even those who take tremendous care of their mouths should have routine maintenance. And the best part with Semtner Dental,…

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6 Tips to Quit Smoking – Roanoke

Six Tips to Quit Smoking

With November being lung cancer awareness month, Semtner Dental has put together six tips to help our patients quit smoking. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in both men and women with nearly 80%-90% due to cigarette use. While your dentist in Roanoke is primarily focused on your oral health, these tips will promote…

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Sports Drinks Harmful Effects on Teeth – Roanoke

Sports Drinks Harmful Effects on Teeth

Sports drinks after and during physical exertion for athletes are meant to hydrate, fuel and replace nutrients lost during exercise. While these are great benefits, the unfortunate side is the exact same drinks are often causing damage to your teeth. Roanoke dentist, Dr. Rob Semtner and the Semtner Dental team want to bring awareness to…

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