Fluoride for a Healthy Smile

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Fluoride is a mineral that can help the protective outer layer of your teeth stay healthy and fight against cavities. Even though swallowed fluoride is only helpful for people younger than 16 years old, topical fluoride treatments in toothpaste, mouth rinses, or direct applications can still help protect your teeth. Our dentist, Dr. James C…. Read more »

The Significance of Plaque Buildup Prevention

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Are you aware of what plaque buildup is and how it can damage your teeth and gums? It consists of a thin layer of bacteria and debris in your mouth that collects due to dietary choices and poor oral hygiene habits. If you’re not adequately taking care of your mouth, you can be susceptible to… Read more »

Super Smiles: Mouth Guards

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One of the most effective ways to protect your smile is with the use of a high-quality mouth guard. Mouth guards are designed to provide an additional layer of protection for your teeth and gums. They come in many varieties and some can be shaped or crafted to suit your oral health needs. Once you… Read more »

Should You Get a Flipper?

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If are missing perhaps one or two teeth, you have some options for restoring your smile. Your dentist may suggest an implant, bridge or a partial denture. However, the idea of a great deal of hardware in your mouth may not be appealing, and implants may be out of your price range at the moment…. Read more »

When Should You See the Dentist?

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If you break or lose a tooth, chances are good that a phone call to the dentist will be in your immediate future. But seeing the dentist should not be reserved for toothaches or other dental emergencies. In fact, regular visits to your dentist can keep your teeth and mouth healthy, and may actually help… Read more »

Relevant Guidelines Concerning Toothache Treatments

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Have you ever suffered from a toothache? Although pain in your teeth can be quite common, a toothache specifically refers to damage or pain that arises in your mouth due to injuries to the nerve endings in the pulp of a tooth. If nerve damage occurs, the pain may be felt in several areas of… Read more »

Oral Piercings: Some Things to Think About

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The desire to express oneself is at an all-time high. More and more people of all ages are opting to change their hair color and styles, display tattoos, and get piercings. In recent years, piercing one’s lips, cheeks or tongue has become a statement of individuality and self-expression. However, oral piercing comes with some significant… Read more »

Making Better Smiles with Crowns and Veneers

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Did you know tooth restorations, including crowns and veneers focus on not only improving the look of your smile, but also on protecting your teeth, and preventing further damage from occurring? Making better smiles is possible with crowns and veneers. Here are a few tips about dental crowns and dental veneers: – Our veneers are… Read more »

What Are the Most Common Signs of Bruxism?

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What are the most common signs of bruxism? Bruxism is a common, yet often concealed sleep disorder characterized by grinding or gnashing your teeth while unconscious and often done while asleep. Treating bruxism can be done fairly easily with night guards or bite plates, but the difficult task is determining if you even have the… Read more »

Dental Crowns Are Like Miniature Hugs for Your Teeth

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Did you know that some dental restoration procedures are designed to not only make your smile more beautiful but are designed to protect it from future damage? One such service is dental crowns, which are like miniature hugs for your teeth. They fit neatly over teeth for a solid hold that embraces a tooth down… Read more »