• 30 APR 13
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    Stress Can Affect Your Dental Health, too!

    You get up, and brush. You go to bed and brush. And Floss. Regular brushing, flossing, and dental check-ups — most of us are well-versed in what it takes to keep our teeth healthy. But how many of us realize that the effects of stress can impact dental health? During the day and even while

    • 23 APR 13
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    7 Health Problems Your Dentist Can Spot

    You’ve got a cavity. No one likes to get bad news in the dentist’s chair. But good dental health is a reflection of good health overall — and how well you take care of your teeth may reflect how well you take care of the rest of your body. That’s why your dentist can tell

    • 16 APR 13
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    Choosing The Right Toothbrush

    Not all toothbrushes are the same. So where do you start in choosing a toothbrush? There are a lot of choices out there when it comes to purchasing a toothbrush, which makes it difficult to know what to look for. The best way to get started is to ask Dr Hayner at your next visit

    • 09 APR 13
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    The Worst 7 Foods for Your Teeth

    We came across this great article on Huffington Post the other day giving some great pointers on what are some of the worst foods for your teeth – see the full article here. Here’s their top 7 Enemies for Your Teeth: Dried Fruits – Even though they’re not processed fruit snacks, they’re still really high

    • 02 APR 13
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    Do You Notice Your Teeth are Shifting?

    If you notice your teeth are shifting, call Dr. Hayner’s office today to make an appointment before they could get worse! 412-281-3955

    • 26 MAR 13
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    Cracked a Tooth? You Could Need Dental Bonding

    Ouch!! Bit down too hard into that frozen candy bar and felt a shooting pain? You just might have cracked or chipped a tooth. The best solution for a cracked tooth? Dental Bonding. What exactly is Dental Bonding? Dental bonding is when Dr. Hayner adds a tooth-colored plastic adhesive that fills the crack. He will

    • 12 MAR 13
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    How Dental Grills Effect Your Teeth

    You’ve seen them around – the metal, gold or even wood dental dentures found worn in the mouth. They have become popular among teens and some adults due to celebrities, especially rap musicians wearing them in public and in music videos. “Grillz” are decorative covers that snap over one or more teeth. There are no

    • 05 MAR 13
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    Grinding your Teeth (Bruxism) Can Cause More Damange than you Think

    Do you notice that you clench or grind your teeth regularly? This can be causing more damage to your teeth than you realize, and most don’t realize how much damage it is causing until their dentist or hygienist notice and point it out! Bruxism, or clenching and grinding of the teeth, can cause damage to