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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!

The Effects of Sleep Apnea on Dental Health

Sleep apnea is an increasingly common medical condition, and one that can have a truly devastating effect on the waking life of the sufferer. Those who suffer from the disorder may find that they

Considering Teeth Whitening? Read this first.

Tooth whitening, sometimes called bleaching, doesn’t actually use bleach – it uses hydrogen peroxide. It’s a common dental treatment and is safe to use so long as guidelines are followed. Tooth Discoloration Tooth discoloration

Are your teeth ready for the big day?

Capturing the Moment At Knowlton Dental Associates we know that just about anyone who has taken on the challenge of planning her own wedding could tell you how important the little details can be.

5 Fun Things to do with Your Old Toothbrush

When should you replace your worn-out, frazzled and germy toothbrush? You should do it every 3 months. But most people either forget or don’t want to get rid of something that still “works good”.

Pros and Cons of Mouthwash

Should You Really Use Mouthwash? Although mouthwash is readily available in the dental sections of most grocery stores, it is not actually necessary to use in your everyday oral health routine. So, it may

To Eat or Not To Eat

Through out the day it is best to eat three meals a day, and if you are like me some snacks in between. But, did you ever stop and wonder what the effects of

Keep Your Summer Smile Happy

As the summer months truly start to begin, the sun starts to bring out a more active lifestyle in many, but it doesn’t come without some negatives. Especially when it comes to the health

5 Ways to a Brighter Smile for Just Under $50!

Affordable Teeth Whitening There are so many different reasons your teeth could be discolored, so when trying to get your ideal level of white, it pays to know why they are discolored to begin
stress causing teeth grinding and clenching

Taking stress out on your teeth?

Stress and it’s symptoms are being amplified by the COVID-19 crisis, leading to an increase in teeth grinding. In these stressful times you may have become a grinder or a clencher – taking on
face mask with odors

What’s that funky smell behind your mask?

If you’re wearing a mask and it has a funky smell, it’s most likely your breath not your mask. Here’s a simple test: floss your teeth and then smell it – does it smell

How do I know what’s considered a dental emergency?

The COVID-19 pandemic is having wide-ranging impacts on our everyday lives, including scheduled dental and other appointments. Dentists and patients nationwide are postponing non-urgent dental procedures through April 30 in order to help slow

Coronavirus COVID19 Update

Out of concern for our patients, staff and community, our office is following the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and implementing procedures so as to stop the spread of the virus. If
Brush your teeth and prevent gingivitis

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, loss of bone that
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Handling Dental Anxiety

If you suffer from dental anxiety, a visit to our office might seem like a daunting prospect. Perhaps you had a bad experience in the past, but whatever the reason, please know that at

Do I lose my wisdom if I lose my wisdom teeth?

The third molars have long been known as your “wisdom teeth” because they are the last teeth to erupt from the gums – usually sometime during the late teens to early twenties. This is

New Year Tooth Tips

Your teeth are another year older, which means you have to be more vigilant than ever to take care of them. So here are a few new year tooth tips to keep those teeth

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