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Oral Health: Nature Vs. Nurture

Oral Health: Nature Vs. Nurture

The idea of "nature verses nurture" is discussed in a variety of topics, so we wanted to examine this idea in the terms of oral health. We wonder, are you genetically predisposed to oral health problems, or are they a product of your life style? You may have heard of...

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A Brief History of Dental Care

A Brief History of Dental Care

Dentistry is one of the oldest medical professions, with origins dating back to 7000 BC. While there could be (and have been) encyclopedias of information about the history of dentistry, we wanted to highlight a couple interesting facts and pivotal points in the...

Top Risks for an Oral Infection

Top Risks for an Oral Infection

Dental care requires consistency and commitment. The good news is that by brushing and flossing daily, combined with annual dentist visits, most dental problems and infections can be avoided. Some habits however, put you at a higher risk of developing certain cancers...

Dental Care at Every Age

Dental Care at Every Age

Good dental hygiene is a lifelong commitment, and while practices like brushing and flossing are a priority throughout our entire lives, there are other certain aspects of dental health that are unique to each age bracket. We wanted to help outline some of those...

Bridges, Crowns & Veneers, Oh My!

Bridges, Crowns & Veneers, Oh My!

At Ashley Dental Associates, honesty and transparency with our clients is incredibly important to us. From procedures to insurance, we want to make sure you know, and understand, all of your options. We wanted to take some time to help clear up the differences between...

5 Things Your Dentist Wish You Knew

5 Things Your Dentist Wish You Knew

In the dental world there’s an abundance of facts, tips, and advice with it comes to oral health. During COVID-19 times, it’s especially important to ensure you’re following good dental health practices at home. Trying to follow all of the tricks of the trade can be...

So You Have a Cavity, What Next?

So You Have a Cavity, What Next?

Cavities are one of the most common occurrences in the dental world. Over 90% of adults in the United States have had a cavity, according to a 2016 study. Out of those 90%, it was reported that 1 in 4 adults currently have cavities that are untreated. If you find...

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