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Toothbrush Abrasion

Toothbrush Abrasion

What Is Toothbrush Abrasion? Teeth can be damaged by brushing? Everyone knows that teeth are hard. In fact, tooth enamel, the outermost layer of teeth, is the hardest substance in the human body. So it would seem like it would be hard for you to damage your teeth (aside from cavities or a traumatic injury/accident). […]

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Fresh Juice

Is Juice Healthy?

Should I Be Drinking Juice? People might think that fruit is healthy. And indeed, it can be rich in vitamins and minerals. And many fruit juices even have extra calcium, an essential mineral that helps form strong bones and teeth. So, all in all, juice may seem like a very healthy option. However, from a […]

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Dental Dam

What Is A Dental Dam?

Dental Dam? What Does It Do? A dental dam is one of the standard supplies we use in dentistry, but one with which patients might not be familiar. It’s a device that seems so basic and yet is an essential part of doing our job. A dental dam is simply a thin latex sheet used […]

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Woman With Dental Emergency

How We Manage Dental Emergencies

Dental Emergencies Happen… Here’s how to handle it. The dictionary defines an accident as an “unplanned event.” When that “unplanned event” occurs in your mouth, it can be an unsettling experience. The team at this office understands. We’re committed to being there for you in case of dental emergencies. It’s important to remember that there […]

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Bad Breath? Get A Checkup!

We all hate bad breath, aka halitosis. It’s annoying, offputting, and of course, embarrassing. But, in terms of your oral health, bad breath can be a symptom of more significant problems. Especially if there is a sudden, unexplained change, it could be a sign of something wrong. So, don’t just accept the condition. Choose to […]

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Glasses of Soda

Skip The Soda

Why Skip Soda? If you are working toward becoming healthier, there’s one simple change that will significantly benefit your overall health and your dental health as well. That is to skip drinking soda. Because of Sugar Whether you call it soda, soft drinks, cola, coke, pop, or any other name, it’s all terrible for you. […]

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Woman Using a Toothpick

Toothpick Users Beware

Toothpick Dangers Toothpicks can be a convenient, disposable tool when you have something stuck between your teeth. Indeed, they are a ubiquitous feature in many situations. Most families have a box somewhere in their kitchen, and most restaurants will have them available to “clean up” after a meal. However, a toothpick can also prove hazardous […]

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Braces with Straight Teeth

Do You Want Straight Teeth?

Options For Straight Teeth Most people don’t have perfectly straight teeth. Common problems may include some level of overcrowding, gaps, or various combinations of misalignment. Those that do have straight teeth are either genetically blessed or (more likely) have probably undergone orthodontic treatment. Most individuals begin treatment in childhood or during their teenage years, but […]

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Mixed Dried Fruit

Is Fruit Bad For Teeth?

What To Know About Fruit We’ve always heard that fruit is an extremely healthy food choice. And it’s true; it is rich in many essential nutrients such as vitamins as well as disease-fighting antioxidants. However, as with many beneficial things in life, it’s not without drawbacks. Fruit is so tempting and sweet because it is […]

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Dry Mouth Drinking Water

Dry Mouth and What it Means

There are few things more uncomfortable than a dry mouth. It can make it hard to speak, impossible to swallow, and it might seem like you’re overly thirsty. If this happens just once in a while, it’s probably nothing to worry over excessively. You might just be slightly dehydrated, and the condition passes relatively quickly. […]

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