• 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

    • 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

    • 15 JAN 13
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    Bad Breath? Ask your iPhone!

    Time and technology march on and we continually stand at the edge of new extensions of human abilities. I see a lot of possibilities from the ability of an iPhone to accurately differentiate different smells. Imagine a world where your own phone could detect the smell of fresh bread, Carbon Monoxide, or even bad breath.

    • 11 DEC 12
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    Caffinated Coffee May Reduce Oral Cancer Risk

    Is anyone else excited about the news that just came out? According to the American Cancer Society, there is a “strong inverse association between caffeinated coffee intake and oral/pharyngeal cancer morality.” Stated in their findings, people who drank more than four cups of caffeinated coffee per day were at about HALF THE RISK of death