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Tobin Dental Care, Dr. Nancy Tobin
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Workplace Habits That Are Damaging Your Teeth - Most of us spend a lot of time at work each and every day answering emails, taking phone calls, attending meetings, organizing spreadsheets, and doing countless other responsibilities. In between, or perhaps during some of these activities, we may be engaging in other behaviors that have now become everyday habits.... Read More

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“Why Does My Tooth Hurt?” - There are plenty of reasons why a tooth may hurt. When this happens, the best thing you can do is to call your dentist in Garden City as soon as possible to determine the reason why and get treatment started quickly. However, there are a few ways you can try... Read More

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Can Probiotics Help Keep Your Mouth Healthy? - When we think of probiotics, we typically think of how they can aid in keeping the stomach healthy. But at our dental office in Garden City, we became aware of how some probiotics can assist oral health, too. Let’s take a closer look at the research that supports the idea... Read More

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Your Dental Cleaning is Much More Than Simply a Cleaning - Twice a year (at least) you come to our dental office in Garden City for your dental hygiene visit. During this appointment, we’re certainly focused on removing plaque, flossing diligently, and polishing your pearly whites. But what our patients may not know is that your bi-annual cleaning has a much... Read More

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Exercise: Good for the Body, Bad for Teeth? - Throughout the past few years, there have been several studies that provide conflicting information on whether exercise is good or bad for your oral health. Our dental office in Garden City hopes that we can help clear up any confusion so you can get back to working out without worry.... Read More

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What’s Occlusion and Should You Worry About it? - You may have heard us talk about your “occlusion” during your visits to our dental office in Garden City. But what exactly are we talking about when we speak about occlusion? Is it something you should worried about? Let’s take a closer look at what occlusion means and examine a... Read More

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5 Secrets Your Tongue Reveals About Your Health - Grab a mirror, open up, and say “ah” because we’re talking tongues today. Did you know the color and even the shape of your tongue can say a lot about what could be going on health-wise in the rest of your body? Our dental office in Garden City (and your... Read More

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A Few Facts About Your Bottled Water - By now you probably know that the human body is made up of mostly water, and we need to drink plenty of it each day just to keep our organs and other important parts functioning properly. At my dental office in Garden City, we understand how important it is to... Read More

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Nail Biter? Here’s Another Reason You Should Stop - Nail biting is a common habit that affects a number of Americans including an estimated 60% of kids, 45% of teenagers, and 30% of adults. While the likelihood of being a nail biter decreases as we get older, the truth is it is a habit that can be difficult to... Read More

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What is Gum Charting? - Gum, or periodontal, charting is when your Garden City dentist measures the pockets around each tooth to help evaluate oral health. It’s an important step in diagnosing gum disease and determining how advanced it may be. Periodontal charting can also assist your dental team in recommending an appropriate treatment plan.... Read More
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