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Am I At Risk for Gum Disease?

A few decades ago, it was believed that the biggest risk factor for gum (periodontal) disease was aging. Today we know that aging in itself doesn't put you at risk for gum disease, and that other conditions may increase your susceptibility. Luckily,...

Cold Food and Sensitive Teeth

Winter may be upon us, and it’s pretty easy to beat the cold by adding on an extra layer or two of clothing. However, if your teeth are sensitive to the cold, you may want to think twice about having that snowball fight! Even one sip of an cool drink or...

The Winning Smiles Halloween Candy Buy-Back

For the 12th year in a row, Dr. Michael Foley and his staff at Winning Smiles Pediatric Dentistry are inviting children and schools in the area to participate in the Annual Halloween Candy Buy-Back event on Thursday, November 1 from 4:00 until 8:00 pm....

The Function of Each Tooth

Teeth help you chew your food to make it easier to digest, and each type of tooth has a slightly different shape for their respective job. They also help make your smile great! The five types of teeth include: Incisors Canines/Cuspids Premolars Molars...