Oral Health Keys: Teenage Dentistry

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Did you know that one of the riskiest times for your oral health care occurs while as a teen? As you are growing and thriving in your life, the teenage years are extremely important for your oral health as this the end of tooth eruptions in your mouth and the time at which your permanent… Read more »

A Significant Case of Dental Attrition Might Require a Dental Crown Restoration

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Unaddressed alignment issues with your teeth can allow the biting surface of one to erode the tooth enamel of another. This condition of dental attrition can gradually start to have a significant impact on the health and integrity of the tooth. Early signs of a problem such as this could include a noticeable change in… Read more »

Whitening Toothpaste Can Help Remove Minor Dental Stains Before They Worsen

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Dental stains can develop on your teeth as you age. They are even more likely to be an issue if you frequently enjoy dark beverages, use tobacco, or you consume foods like chocolate, dark berries, or rich tomato sauces. When minor surface stains first start to develop on the faces of your front teeth, you… Read more »

Without Daily Flossing You Are at an Increased Risk of Periodontal Disease

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Good oral hygiene habits extend beyond brushing your teeth twice each day and attending a routine dental checkups twice each year. Without daily flossing residual food deposits, plaque buildup, and sugar residue could accumulate between your teeth, behind your molars, and along the gumline. If these areas aren’t cleaned in a reasonable amount of time,… Read more »

The Details of Dental Fluorosis

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If you’re a parent, you probably get that there are several training toothpastes around. You may also understand that most toothpaste has fluoride in them. Did you know that training toothpastes don’t? This is because children who are exposed to too much fluoride can often develop a condition called fluorosis. To a degree, it may… Read more »

How Your Diet Affects Your Teeth

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You probably already know that some foods can make your body feel strong and healthy. But did you know that what you eat can also have an impact on your teeth? Tooth-healthy foods contain calcium, probiotics, phosphorus and fluoride. Dairy foods like milk and cheese are great calcium sources, and yogurt is a good source… Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions about Abscessed Teeth

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Have you ever heard of an abscess? Do you think you might have one? Here are some frequently asked questions about abscesses: What is an abscess? Oral conditions like tooth decay, periodontal disease or cracked teeth can cause bacteria entering the innermost part of the tooth. Here is where the pulp resides, which is responsible… Read more »

Denture Types

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When a patient is missing most or all of their permanent teeth, our dentist may suggest dentures in , . These removable dental restorations can allow you to speak, smile, and eat properly again. What Are Dentures? Dentures are restorations that replace all of your missing teeth. A flesh-colored acrylic base sits over the gums…. Read more »

Oral Hygiene Habits

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Time to brush up on our brushing habits, eh? Sometimes our brushing becomes a mindless habit, and teeth don’t get as clean as they should. Here are steps to make sure you are taking great care of your teeth.   Brush: Brush your teeth for two minutes, twice a day. If you are just getting… Read more »

Strong Tooth Enamel Is Very Important for Maintaining Healthy Teeth

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Your tooth enamel is composed of a complex matrix of biological minerals. The density of these microscopic structures is what gives your teeth the durability to chew hard foods while also resisting tooth decay. If you have problems with maintaining good oral hygiene or you drink acidic beverages on a regular basis, it can develop… Read more »