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Learning is a lifelong passion at our office. Helping our patients stay informed and educated about the latest dental topics is important to us.

So whether it’s an event here in Elizabethtown or a topic that you need more information on or news about the office, we will post it here in our blog. Let us know how we’re doing!

Knowlton Dental New Radio Commercials

Team Members Liz and Katie recorded commercials that will play on FM97 and the Spanish station Rumba this month. They sound great!! Treating Patients Like Family (English) Providing Dentistry with a Hometown Feel (English)

What causes cavities?

“Cavity” – that’s usually the word no one wants to hear when they visit the dentist. What is a cavity? A cavity is a hole that develops in a tooth when the tooth begins

Bad Breath Stinks: Common Causes of Halitosis

Halitosis, or bad breath, can be caused by several things – everything from poor dental health habits to other health problems. Bad breath can be made worse by the types of foods you eat

Get Ready for Summer Sports

With the warmer and longer days here, many patients are more active and probably getting ready to hit the field for some summer fun or athletics. So we thought we would discuss a few

Signs you may suffer from sleep apnea

You need a good amount of rest each night in order to be energized for the day and week ahead. After all, without enough sleep, you’ll be exhausted during the day. Snoring doesn’t just

Facial Protection Awareness Starts with Mouthguards

What costs us $33 billion in healthcare and 20 million lost days at school? Sports related injuries. In fact, 12 million people between ages 5 and 22 suffer a sport-related injury annually. Injuries to

Oral Cancer: Some Sobering Stats

April is Oral Cancer Awareness month, and with it comes a reminder of how devastating this disease can be: Close to 53,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or oropharyngeal cancer this year. It

What are the Signs That Your Tooth Has A Cavity

Being a kid and eating lots of cookies aren’t the only criteria for a cavity… Our team at Knowlton Dental Associates frequently get questions about cavity causes and prevention. You brush twice a day

Can Germs really live on my toothbrush?

Um, yes of course they can! Some experts even say that every time you flush a toilet, a few of those tiny little nasty germs disperse into the air and land you-know-where… But seriously,

Bad Oral Health can Break Your Heart

When you think of February, you think of hearts – Valentine’s day is here and love is in the air. But there’s something else you should be aware of – heart disease – it

Children’s Dental Health Month – Things to Know

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. We’ve compiled a list of important things you should know about maintaining your young child’s dental health. When Teeth Come In Your baby is born with 20

How do I know if I have gum disease? (8 Signs)

It’s usually easy to tell when you have a cavity, but unfortunately, gum disease can exist in your mouth without you even knowing. In fact, you can have the beginning stages of gum disease

The Intriguing History of Halloween

The Halloween that is familiar to most people today bears little resemblance to the original Halloween – back in the “old days” it wasn’t even called Halloween! (If you joined us for Movies in

Three Popular Must-Have Dental Treatments

While we customize treatment for every patient, we find that there are three procedures that are becoming more popular: dental implants, bite guards, and teeth whitening. Implants Dental implants are a great tool for

Got Bad Breath? Here’s your To-Do List.

Here at Knowlton Dental Associates, we see a lot of patients who are concerned about halitosis – also known as bad breath or in some circles, dog breath. So we thought we would help

What is Gingivitis and can it be Reversed?

What is Gingivitis? Can it be prevented? Once I have it on my gums, can I cure or reverse it? Before you can fix the problem, you have to understand it first. Gingivitis is

A Healthy Mouth Starts With What You Eat!

Most people know that visiting the dentist is an essential part of caring for their teeth. Regular checkups and cleanings are, of course, very important. But what some people don’t realize is that good