A Tooth with Severely Damaged Enamel can be Restored by a Crown

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Even though your tooth enamel is very strong, something like blow to the face or a fall can cause chips, cracks and even significant fractures. Even if the damaged area doesn’t extend into the pulp of the tooth, you should still have the tooth repaired before tooth decay sets in. One of the most common… Read more »

A Few Brushing Tips

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Naturally, brushing your teeth is extremely important, but unfortunately, some people don’t brush as well as they could. For example, did you know you could be damaging your gums if you brush too hard or use a toothbrush with bristles that are too firm? Similarly, did you know that you should buy a new toothbrush… Read more »

Common Causes of Stained Teeth

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A bright white smile makes a good first impression and says a lot about you. This prompts many people to want to investigate their teeth whitening options. Understanding the primary cause of the staining will help you to select the right whitening products and procedures to meet your whitening goals. Foods like chocolate, tomato sauce,… Read more »

Let the ADA Seal of Acceptance Guide Your Purchasing Decisions

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When you shop for a dental product, you should always look for The American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance. All products displaying The Seal have been rigorously tested to be safe, effective, and all claims on the packaging have been proven accurate. Today there are over 300 dental products carrying the ADA Seal of Acceptance,… Read more »

Restoring Your Healthy Smile

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Start the New Year right by ringing in better oral health! One of the easiest ways you can support a healthier mouth is by changing up your toothbrush. The purpose of a toothbrush is to remove plaque and to stimulate the gums to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. So what are your choices? Manual… Read more »

Teeth Whitening Gel Can Help Maintain Your White Smile

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Would you like a bright white smile? Are you looking for a way to deal with teeth that suffer from minor staining at home? If so you might want to try using a teeth bleaching gel. Your regular dental checkup and cleaning usually includes a tooth polishing procedure as part of the cleaning. This procedure… Read more »

Protect Your Gums from Tartar and its Effects

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When you eat your food you usually chew meticulously to can enjoy every bite. But sometimes, no matter how well you chew, there will be a little bit left behind in your mouth, most notably between your teeth and your teeth and gums. Bacteria can also linger in your mouth after you swallow your food…. Read more »

Cleaning Teeth That Have Dental Sealants

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Sealants are an inexpensive way to protect the occlusal or biting surfaces of your molars and premolars. The plastic resin material is painted onto the biting surface of these teeth to create a thin layer that stops food particles and bacteria from causing tooth decay. Once they are cured onto the teeth, the sealants are… Read more »

How to Preserve Your Veneers

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As you may know, dental veneers are thin shells designed to erase small gaps, brighten teeth, and to enhance the appearance of smiles in general. If you would like to enhance the appearance of your smile, we recommend dental veneers: if you’ve already had veneers, we hope you are enjoying your smile. But, whether you… Read more »

Why Wisdom Teeth Are Removed

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Have you heard that every wisdom tooth has to be removed? Have you heard that a wisdom tooth can grow back after it’s been removed? Fortunately, neither of these claims is true—although nearly 85% of all wisdom teeth do eventually need to be removed, and once they are gone your teeth are safe. But, to… Read more »