Does My Dentist Care About My Diet?

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When people think of diet and dental health, they may think about the damage sweet drinks can cause to teeth. It’s true that sugars can lead to tooth decay. But at Thompson and Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro, we remind you that soda and sugary-fruit drinks are only part of the issue. Too […]

Do You Have A Thumbsucking Toddler?

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For years, parents have been warned that thumb-sucking can cause future dental problems for their thumb-loving toddlers. One of these problems is a type of malocclusion called an open bite. Here is some information about that from Thompson and Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro. An open bite occurs when the front teeth in […]

Brush Up On Your Cavity Basics

Brush Up On Your Cavity Basics Owensboro

At Thompson and Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro, we see more cavities in our patients than we would like to. Cavities are far too common in the United States, and there is a tendency to consider them inevitable. Cavities happen when certain types of bacteria produce acids in the mouth. These acids destroy […]

Call Them What You Will, Just Keep Them Healthy

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Chompers. Pearly Whites. Dents. Gnashers. Grill. While you can switch up what you call them, at Thompson and Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro, we remind you to never switch up a well-engrained oral health routine. Practicing proper oral hygiene daily with pay off throughout your life. You’ll prevent tooth decay, plaque, and gum disease, […]

An Air-dried Toothbrush Is A Healthy Toothbrush

An Air-dried Toothbrush Is A Healthy Toothbrush Owensboro

In this post from Thompson & Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro, we highlight simple things you can do with your toothbrush to keep your mouth as clean and healthy as possible. One of the most important habits anyone can form is to always let their toothbrush completely air dry between uses. The best […]

Great Reasons to Floss Your Teeth

Three Great Reasons to Floss Your Teeth by Thompson & Frey Cosmetic & Family Dentistry

Flossing can be a bit of a chore. It takes a little extra time, and if you haven’t flossed in a while, it can even be painful. It’s no wonder our team at Thompson and Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro is constantly reminding our patients to brush and floss! Flossing is vital, You’ll […]

Daily Oral Hygiene: Put Your Heart Into It

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In this message from Thompson and Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro, we remind you of the link between your dental health and your overall health. Scientists, dentists, and cardiologists have known for years that there is a connection between gum disease and heart problems, However, a recent study analyzed oral health habits and […]

Don’t Put Off Your Dental Exam

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At Thompson & Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro, we say it all the time: see us at twice a year for a cleaning and checkup. And happily, most of our patients are really good about making and keeping those appointments. It’s the best way to stay on top of their dental health. As […]

7 Surprising Causes Of Bad Breath

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People who have chronic bad breath understand the embarrassment and frustration associated with it. There are several possible causes, some that are often overlooked, which we’ll review in this post from Thompson and Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro: Poor oral hygiene Digestive problems Systemic infection Bacteria on dentures Gum disease Food particles on […]

How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

It’s easy to become attached to familiar objects, and that includes the tools you use to clean your teeth. Like a comfortable pair of slippers, that toothbrush you use every night may have an easy, cozy feel you’re not ready to give up just yet. But at Thompson and Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in […]