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It's What You Know

At Mullica Hill Family Dentistry, we’re committed to sharing our dental knowledge so patients have the tools to better understand and take control of their health. Education is the key that leads to making healthy choices!

Twice each month, Drs. Bo and Christina Levitsky feature blog articles about a wide range of oral health topics, from sleeping better to the links between gum disease and different health conditions. Sometimes we focus on technology or other trends in dentistry. We hope the blogs we share will spark your curiosity and empower you to ask questions and make better all-around health decisions for you and your family. Feel free to share, comment, and join the conversation!

Alternative Text Posted January 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Drs. Bo & Christina Levitsky

Can Poor Oral Health Cause Diabetes?

Diabetes is a chronic and complicated disease that affects how your body processes sugar—its main source of energy. Diabetes symptoms mostly affect your heart, eyes, nerves, and kidneys, but it can affect your whole body, including your mouth. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), more than 29 million Americans have diabetes, and almost 2… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted December 27, 2018 / Blog, Dental Health
Drs. Bo & Christina Levitsky

Diet Soda & Dental Health: What You Need to Know

In today’s calorie-obsessed culture, it can be hard to hear the truth among all the other health-conscious noise. Mullica Hill residents are frequently misinformed and misled about the health benefits of trends such as cleanses, sugar alternatives, diets, organic vs. nonorganic, and a myriad of other common topics. Today, Drs. Bo and Christina Levitsky would… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted December 13, 2018 / Blog, Dental Health
Drs. Bo & Christina Levitsky

Prevention vs. Treatment of Oral Health

The World Health Organization defines health as “A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” Sadly, in our fast-paced culture, many of us settle for less-than-healthy or even truly sick conditions every day. We allow ourselves to be tired, achy, stressed and in pain more… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted November 27, 2018 / Blog, Dental Health
Drs. Bo & Christina Levitsky

Lemon Juice – The Good, The Bad, & The Sour

In a great tale of opposites, lemon juice can be both acidic and basic, or alkaline. Read on to find out why people are talking about this, and what it means for your oral and overall health. What Is pH & Why Does It Matter? Drinking lemon juice (usually diluted in a glass of water… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted November 13, 2018 / Blog, Dental Health
Drs. Bo & Christina Levitsky

Is Flossing Really Necessary?

How do you feel when you see that little plastic floss container in your medicine cabinet? Eagerness to achieve that clean feeling in your mouth? Or regret over a habit you have trouble keeping? Did you get excited about recent headlines saying flossing isn’t necessary? We’re sorry to break the news, but as your oral… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted October 27, 2018 / Blog
Drs. Bo & Christina Levitsky

Did George Washington Really Have Wooden Teeth?

When he became the first president of the United States, George Washington had only one real tooth left! You heard right—just ONE. Everyone has heard something about this great man and his dental history, but if you heard that Washington had wooden teeth, then you heard wrong.  This myth is totally false—and Drs. Bo and… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted October 13, 2018 / Blog, Dental Health
Drs. Bo & Christina Levitsky

Bad Breath: When Morning Breath Becomes Halitosis

It’s often said that a true friend will tell you if you have bad breath. Bad breath, formally known as halitosis, is embarrassing and can hold you back from truly enjoying your life and social situations. Like good friends, Drs. Bo and Christina Levitsky in Mullica Hill will tell it to you straight. Read more… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted September 27, 2018 / Blog, Dental Health, Dental Services
Drs. Bo & Christina Levitsky

Professional Dental Cleanings Make a Big Difference

You’ve been hearing it for years – “make sure to visit Drs. Bo and Christina Levitsky twice a year for your regular cleanings.” Just in case you’ve ever wondered why regular dental cleanings are so important, we at Mullica Hill Family Dental would like to take this opportunity to let Mullica Hill residents in on… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted September 13, 2018 / Blog, Dental Health
Drs. Bo & Christina Levitsky

I’d Rather Have a Root Canal

Have you ever heard someone say, “I would rather have a root canal”? Most of us in Mullica Hill are used to hearing root canals compared to some genuinely unpleasant circumstances, but Drs. Bo and Christina Levitsky would like to set the record straight and talk about how root canals can do some serious dental… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted August 27, 2018 / Blog, Dental Health
Drs. Bo & Christina Levitsky

Stop Brushing After You Eat–Do This Instead

For a long time, we’ve been told to brush our teeth right after we eat, but conventional wisdom might be changing on that. Thanks to your mouth’s powerful and natural ability to clean itself, rinsing with water might actually be the best way to freshen your breath and prevent cavities after you eat. In addition… (Read More)

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