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Is it Time for an Oral Cancer Screening? (Quiz)

We’re raising awareness this month about oral cancer and ways you can protect yourself and lower your risk.

At Matthew J. Cavendish, DDS, we include routine oral cancer screenings as part of your general dental care during your annual check-ups.

Another way we’d like to help is by sharing today’s quiz with you so you can figure out if it’s time to schedule your next oral cancer screening!

Regardless, you should visit our Phoenix, AZ dental office soon so we can keep your oral health on track!

Call Matthew J. Cavendish, DDS at 602-726-3459 or fill out our online form to schedule an appointment.

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Revisit Best Practices For Fighting Gum Disease

In the spirit of Gum Disease Awareness month, our team at Matthew J. Cavendish, DDS is taking a walk down memory lane!

We’re sharing for blogs from the past year that give you helpful information about the best dental practices for fighting gum disease.

It never hurts to brush up on the facts, and as you know, knowledge is power!

It’s also a good idea to trust the right team for your professional dental care. Once you’ve had a chance to look back on these blogs, make sure you schedule an appointment for a dental cleaning and exam in our Phoenix, AZ dental office.

Let’s revisit best practices for your smile!

Blog #1: Celebrating National ...

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Have A Happy Valentine Smile With Dry Mouth Treatment!

Restaurants all over the country are likely working extra hard preparing for the wave of lovebirds who’ll be sitting down to a romantic dinner on Valentine’s Day.

Maybe you’re half of just such a couple who has reservations at a local hotspot for you and your sweetheart.

You’re excited to share a lovely meal with the person you care about, and you’re probably patting yourself on the back for avoiding the popular Italian restaurant in town because let’s face it, you don’t want to risk garlic breath on your romantic night out!

Something that’s just as much of a mood-spoiler on Valentine’s Day is dry mouth.

Our team at Matthew J. Cavendish, DDS PLLC ...

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Happy National Flossing Day!

As you’re out and about on Black Friday, remember to pick up some dental floss!

That’s because it’s National Flossing Day, and our team at Matthew J. Cavendish is here to help you celebrate!

For your best oral health, you need the right information and the right tools. Check out today’s infographic for helpful oral hygiene tips for a healthy, beautiful smile. Then be sure to visit our Phoenix, AZ dental office for a checkup.

Call Matthew J. Cavendish, DDS at (602) 483-6243 or fill out our online form to schedule an appointment.

 

 

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5 Minutes A Day Can Save Your Smile

When it comes to our health, we can often fall into the procrastination trap. It's that sense of knowing you need to make certain lifestyle changes to improve your health but that you keep putting off until you have more time.

You’ll start exercising next week. But next week comes and goes. Your child had a softball tournament, or you had to put in some overtime at work or pick your favorite scheduling obstacle. The point is, life got in the way, and you just ran out of time. So you tell yourself you’ll get to it the next week. And the cycle of procrastination continues.

It happens to all of us, ...

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Foods & Drinks to Avoid for A Family Full of Healthy Smiles

Keeping tabs on everything your family eats and drinks is quite the challenge. It’s equally tough to know exactly what they should be eating to be healthy, especially when it seems the latest research keeps flip-flopping on what’s good for you and what isn’t. One day carrots are the best thing you could ever eat. The next day they turn your hair purple and make you grow an extra thumb. How can anyone keep up?

In all seriousness, trying to keep your family healthy can be pretty overwhelming. Something to remember, though, is that when it comes to what research tells us, it’s better to rely on facts that reemerge over ...

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