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Dental News – Dr Dave Diehl, a general, family & cosmetic dentist, offers dentistry with cleanings, teeth whitening and implants.

Smile: It’s Good for You!

Your smile is more powerful than you may know. Scientists have studied many aspects of smiling, such as how it affects your brain, your health, and your overall experience of life. Even the situation you’re in and the people around

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Trend Alert – Oil Pulling

What is oil pulling? Claiming to achieve everything from whiter teeth and healthier gums to decreased body aches and pains, oil pulling is the latest trend in DIY detox therapies. Newly popular among celebrities and lovers of natural health and

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The Story of Caries Prevention

If we told you that your mouth is the site of a constant battle between teeth and bacteria, would you believe us? Alright, maybe it’s not that dramatic, but the fact that Fort Wayne teeth are always at risk of

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DDS vs. DMD: A Dental Degree Breakdown

If you are looking for a dentist in Fort Wayne, you may have picked up on the fact that there are two types of dental degrees – DDS and DMD. Perhaps you’ve noticed that there are far more of one

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HPV & Oral Cancer: What You Need to Know

We love to talk about the fun and interesting sides of oral health, but today, there is something much more serious on our minds. We care about the health of everyone in Fort Wayne, and as dental care professionals, we

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Fluoride: Good or Bad?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the fluoridation of drinking water is ranked among the ten greatest public health achievements of 20th century America. However, a quick search of the internet tells us that fluoride can actually

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I’d Rather Have a Root Canal

Have you ever heard someone say, “It was worse than a root canal?” Most of us in Fort Wayne are used to hearing root canals compared to some genuinely unpleasant circumstances, but Dr. Diehl & Dr. Hemphill would like set

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Why Wisdom Teeth are Not So Wise

Most Fort Wayne folks have had some exposure to the concept of wisdom teeth. Perhaps you have had yours removed, are considering a removal, or Dr. Diehl & Dr. Hemphill have just shown you an X-Ray with the infamous third

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Need a Tooth Extraction? Don’t Be Afraid!

We’ve all had a toothache at some point at some point or another. While you should always consult your Fort Wayne dentist, it’s not always a serious problem. Often, the issue can be fixed with a filling or a root

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Baby Dentistry: Teething and Other Joys

It’s easy to think that baby teeth aren’t important. They make their grand entrance (however painfully) and leave your baby’s mouth so soon thereafter. But your baby’s oral health is very important today and to set the stage for a

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