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  Aspirin is used to reduce fever and relieve mild to moderate pain from conditions such as muscle aches, toothaches,  common cold,  and headaches.  It may also be used to reduce pain and swelling in conditions such as ...

As a friendly reminder, Dr. Shah recommends you visit this site to help you and your child have healthy snacks and lunches as we send our children back to school.   http://www.choosemyplate.gov/kids

Where do we get our fluoride and how it is helpful to keep us healthy?    http://www.smilemichigan.com/Fluoride

An Apple a day keeps the doctor away .. goes the saying !! which is so true when you think about the goodness in an Apple. Three most important health benefits… Apples have long been called nature’s toothbrush !! Biting and chewing ...

Dr.Shah would like to share this article that she came across, which talks about the importance of eating good food to help protect your teeth. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics – Nutrition has a big impact on the health ...

When you hear your dental care provider say that your child has an abscessed tooth, we often hear from parents of young children…What is an abscessed tooth? When you see a lump or bubble around the gum tissue in your child’s mouth ...

Parents, please talk to your children about the effects of drinking soda pop. Limit the serving size and the frequency of pop and sugary drinks your child or teen consumes. This is especially true for children wearing braces or orthodontic ...

Oral cancer screenings are a routine part of regular dental check- up visit.  Oral cancer is the largest group of those cancers which fall into the head and neck cancer category. Common names for it include such things as mouth cancer, tongue ...

Sealants are a special coating done on permanent tooth surfaces only to prevent against cavities. Permanent molars have deep pits and grooves in them, and it is very difficult to brush thoroughly to keep those areas free of plaque.  Hence by ...

Fluoride plays an important role in the prevention of dental cavities. Topical fluoride however is the most effective way to prevent cavities, the fluoride in your drinking water can also can prevent cavities.  We would like to share the ...