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Getting to the Bottom of Chewing Gum Myths

It's a moment many of our patients have experienced. One second you're chewing on a piece of gum, then suddenly you forget to keep chewing and swallow the entire rubbery Read More

Four Great Additions to Your Dental-Healthy Diet

Calcium from dairy products for strong bones and teeth? Check. Vitamin C from fruits and vegetables for gum health? Check. Protein from lean meats, eggs, and fish to create, maintain, Read More

Is periodontal disease genetic?

One of the most enjoyable parts of looking at family pictures is finding resemblances. You have your father’s brown eyes and your grandmother’s curly hair. You’ve got your aunt’s basketball Read More

Tooth Protection and Winter Sports

Just because it’s cold out there doesn’t mean you’ll give up keeping fit and active! Winter is the season for some of our favorite team sporting activities, and when you’re Read More

Resolving to Eat Better in the New Year

It’s a new year, and a resolution found on many lists is learning to be more mindful about healthy food choices. You might have set some of these goals yourself. Read More

Does Your Filling Need Replacing?

No matter how wonderfully something works for us, there comes a day when a replacement might be necessary. This holds true whether it’s the latest and greatest smart phone, or Read More

Sippy Cups

What a milestone! The transition from bottle to sippy cup is one of baby’s first steps toward toddler independence. And like all first journeys, some helpful guideposts come in handy. Read More

Happy Holidays! Healthy Holidays!

It’s the holiday season! With so much to do and so much going on, you want to be at your best. We have some ideas to help make your season Read More

My teeth feel great. Do I still need to see the dentist?

Absolutely. Checking in with the doctor on a regular basis—usually every six months—is essential to keeping your smile looking its best. At Gray Yallaly & Black DDS, we are proud Read More

Thanksgiving Trivia

At Gray Yallaly & Black DDS we love learning trivia and interesting facts about Thanksgiving! This year, the doctor wanted to share some trivia that might help you feel a Read More

When Is a “Cavity” Not a Cavity?

Is this a trick question? After all, you probably already know quite a lot about cavities: It all begins when bacteria-filled plaque sticks to teeth and starts to attack enamel. How? Because Read More

National Brush Day

October 31—Halloween. Fourth Thursday in November—Thanksgiving. And, in between these two favorite autumn holidays, we have November 1—National Brush Day! Okay, okay. Maybe National Brush Day isn’t quite as well-known as Read More

Medication Can Lead To Xerostomia in Women

Xerostomia, otherwise known as dry mouth, can be a side effect of many common medications. Drugs used for blood pressure, birth control, antidepressants, or cancer treatments may cause the dry Read More

The Importance of Regular Dental Checkups

When was the last time you paid the doctor a visit? If you're like many people, chances are it was more than six months ago. We hear the reasons why Read More

Common Causes of Gum Disease

Your gums are responsible for a large part of your overall oral health. So keeping them healthy and knowing how to detect gum disease is extremely important. Since it’s often painless, Read More

Whitening an Artificial Tooth

It’s a bit of a contradiction: you are justifiably proud of your beautiful dental work, but you don’t want it to be obvious when you smile. Dental prosthetics such as Read More

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