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Medications and your oral health

Sometimes you might wonder why your dental office asks so many questions about your health and medications. You may think your teeth are totally separate from any other health problems, but there is actually quite a bit of overlap! One of the most common problems we see from your everyday over-the-counter and prescription medications is dry mouth, also known as xerostomia. So why is dry mouth a problem?

 

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Pregnancy and your Dental Health

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How to manage your dental care when you’re expecting is a common question among pregnant women. Preventative dental cleanings and exams while you are pregnant are
just as important, if not more important than normal. Rapidly changing hormones can cause swelling of your gums (pregnancy gingivitis) causing them to bleed, trap food,
and cause irritation. If you suffer from morning sickness or crave carbohydrates your teeth may also be exposed to more sugary and acidic environments than usual, leading
to tooth decay. Keeping up with your preventative care can keep you in check from having dental problems during your pregnancy.

Elective Treatment

What about when you need work done like fillings, ...

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Use it or lose it: Dental insurance benefits

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Did you know that taking advantage of your remaining dental insurance benefits for the year can actually save you hundreds of dollars? Most dental insurance plans allow participants a certain amount of benefits per year. Most commonly we see this in the $1000-$1500 range. This is the maximum amount of money your insurance company will pay towards your care in a given year.

What the insurance companies don’t go out of their way to tell you is that if you don’t use all those benefits, you lose them. Dental benefits do NOT carry over into the following year. It’s a use it or lose it situation.

Additionally, most ...

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Who Do We Serve?

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Here at Springbrook Family Dentistry, we are pleased to serve our surrounding communities with the highest of quality dental care. These areas including Elma, East Aurora, West Seneca, Orchard Park, Holland, and many more. We are here to help you with whatever dental problems you may have, whether it be tooth pain, displeasure with the appearance of your smile, or replacing your missing teeth. 

Patients From All Around

We recently decided to take a look at who our patients are and where they are coming from so we can best serve their needs. We found that town with the largest percentage of our patients is East Aurora, with 28% of our patients ...

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Tooth Sensitivity... Ouch!!

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Today I’d like to talk about one of the most common concerns of our patients… sensitive teeth! We all know sensitive teeth are no fun as they can prevent you from being able to enjoy some of your favorite foods and cause discomfort during activities as simple as breathing in a gush of cold air! The good news is there are ways we can help to relieve tooth sensitivity.

Start By Visiting Your Elma Dentist

If you are concerned about sensitive teeth, the best plan is always to speak with your dentist first. While tooth sensitivity is common, it may also be a sign of something more serious. Your dentist can help ...

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Welcome to Our Office!

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Welcome to the Springbrook Family Dentistry Blog!

Our blog is here to keep our patients informed of the latest information regarding our office as well as in the medical and dental fields. We will be updating it regularly so check in once in a while for new information! 

Springbrook Family Dentistry is the practice of Dr. Jennifer Finney.  Dr. Jennifer Finney took over the practice and changed the name to Springbrook Family Dentistry.

At Springbrook Family Dentistry, our goal is to provide quality care to our patients and their families in a friendly and comfortable environment. We believe all our patients should be treated as if they were our own family. We ...

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