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Wilmot Rd. Location:

Monday, Tuesday: 8am-5pm
Wednesday: 9am-6pm
Thursday: 7am-4pm
Friday: 8am-12pm

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Monday: 8am-5pm
Wednesday: 8am-5pm
Friday: 8am-3pm

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Link Between Oral Health and Overall Health

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There's a common saying in the dental industry: "healthy mouth, healthy body." Many people don't realize just how connected oral health is to overall health. That's why it's so important to keep up with your regular dental visits! Here are some of the main ways that oral health and overall health are linked:

When Should Kids First Go to the Dentist?

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It’s never too early to teach your child to practice good oral hygiene. In fact, you should take your child to his or her first dentist visit as soon as their first tooth erupts, which can be as young as six months old!

While it might sound crazy to take such young children to the dentist, here are reasons why it will only help your child in the future.

Is Flossing Necessary?

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It’s not uncommon to rush through your morning and evening routines, especially when it comes to brushing your teeth. If you thought strictly sticking to the recommended two-minute brushing time wasn’t time-consuming enough, you also have to weave between each and every one of your teeth with floss after you’re done brushing. So is it really such a big deal to skip out on floss if you’ve already brushed your teeth?

What Does Pain-Free Dentistry Mean?

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Some people fear going to the dentist because of their association with dental procedures and extreme pain. Fortunately, that perception is quite outdated, as technological advances have made pain-free dentistry a reality. Here at Stratman Family Dentistry, we only use the most state-of-the art technology to make your visit comfortable and relaxing.

Saliva — Not Just Spit!

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Here at Stratman Family Dentistry, we believe that knowledge is power. We’d like to share some of our knowledge with you – knowledge about your amazing mouth and all of its parts! We know that the better you understand your mouth and teeth, the better you will be able to tend to your oral health.

Decorate for Christmas with Dental Floss!

You probably already know how important regular flossing is to your dental health. But have you ever thought of decorating for Christmas with dental floss? Here are a few fun ideas for kids of all ages.

Create a Festive Garland

Dental floss is the perfect material for making garlands. It is strong, and the waxed varieties glide easily through almost any material. Try one of these garland ideas:

Ways to Look Younger with a Beautiful Smile

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Getting older is never easy. Between wrinkles and age spots, looking your best gets more difficult with each passing year. What you may not realize is that you can take years off your look with a younger smile. Healthy, strong teeth are a perfect way to look and feel better about your appearance. Here are three tricks that Stratman Family Dentistry can help you with to keep you smiling for years to come.


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