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  • How do I know when I have a cavity?
    the doctor and our team at Hidy Stavarache, DDS Family & Cosmetic Dentistry frequently field questions about cavities and what causes them. Patients will typically ask, “I brush twice a Read more
  • Thanksgiving in North America
    Thanksgiving marks the start to the holidays; a season filled with feasting, indulging, and spending time with family and friends are always special. Thanksgiving is a holiday meant for giving Read more
  • Understanding Cavities
    Getting a cavity seems like delayed punishment for eating that special dessert every weekend or for the few days you forgot to floss. When you are doing everything right with Read more
  • Getting Ready for Winter
    Winter Is Coming. Okay, that sounded a lot more dramatic in a popular fantasy series. But here in the real world, winter is coming as well, so let’s look at some Read more
  • Is gingivitis preventable?
    The earliest sign of gum disease is called gingivitis (sometimes called periodontal disease), and is an inflammation of the gums. If left untreated, gingivitis can lead to gum tissue loss, Read more
  • Overall Health Can Be Influenced By Oral Hygiene
    Keeping on top of your oral health is key when it comes to making sure your whole body stays healthy. The bacteria that occur naturally in your mouth can produce Read more
  • Women's Hormones and Oral Health
    At Hidy Stavarache, DDS Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we know that hormones affect a woman's mood, but did you know they can also impact the health of a woman’s mouth? Read more
  • Been a While? Come See Us!
    Guilt is a powerful feeling. It can keep you from doing many things, including going to the dentist. The good news is that Hidy Stavarache, DDS Family & Cosmetic Dentistry Read more
  • October is National Dental Hygiene Month: A simple oral health routine for your busy lifestyle
    Adults are no strangers to feeling like there is never enough time in the day to get everything done. Your alarm clock rings and within minutes you ping pong around Read more
  • Detergent Foods: Clean your teeth while you eat!
    Did you know that there are certain foods you can eat which help to clean your teeth? We call them "detergent foods." In dentistry we look at the impact of Read more
  • Brushing Your Toddler’s Teeth
    At Hidy Stavarache, DDS Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we know that brushing your toddler’s teeth can be an intimidating prospect. So we’re providing a few tips in the hope of Read more
  • Preventing Toddler Tooth Decay
    You do everything you can to protect your toddler with safeguards large and small. Installing that complicated car seat. Figuring out which sunscreen is best for delicate skin. Spending weeks Read more
  • Back to School? Remember Your Dental Homework!
    It’s a busy time of year. Book lists! Supplies! New clothes! (How did they outgrow those shoes already?) And while you’re preparing your family’s list of back-to-school necessities, here are Read more
  • Celebrate Labor Day by Getting Away
    Labor Day honors the contributions that workers have made to this country, and for many Americans, the holiday is a great time to relax at home with family and friends. Read more
  • How many times a day should I floss?
    Flossing is one of the most important parts of your oral care routine. Many patients know they need to do it but find it difficult to fit into their busy Read more
  • Should Children Use Whitening Products?
    As adults, we often wish our teeth could be as white as they were when we were small children. Baby teeth have thinner and whiter enamel than adult teeth, and Read more