Worsening Tooth Sensitivity Could Be Related to Another Dental Health Problem

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Many people who start out dealing with mild tooth sensitivity will experiment with specially formulated tooth sensitivity toothpaste. Most approved brands contain a minor concentration of potassium nitrate and added fluoride. While these special toothpastes might minimize or seemingly alleviate tooth sensitivity, they could be masking an undiagnosed dental health problem. In time the sensitivity… Read more »

Without Treatment a Failing Dental Filling Can Cause Significant Problems

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Dental fillings are typically bonded or cemented to the surrounding tooth enamel with an integrity meant to last for many long years. However, poor oral hygiene habits could weaken this bond, causing the dental filling material to slowly disconnect from the healthy dental material. As this starts to happen the tooth might become increasingly sensitive…. Read more »

A Tooth Suffering with a Large Area of Tooth Decay Might Require Treatment by a Crown

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When tooth decay forms in an area of chipped or otherwise compromised tooth enamel, it will gradually start to spread. Inconsistencies in your oral hygiene regimen or procrastinating your bi-annual dental exam and cleaning at Dr. ’s , office, can accelerate the decay process. In time the cavity could grow too large for Dr. to… Read more »

Safety Guidelines for Terrific Teeth

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The top safety guidelines for terrific teeth all start the same way. Given our daily food diets, no matter how old you are, oral health hygiene is important. Brushing and flossing daily is a key staple in ensuring you do not fall victim to tooth decay or gum disease. There are also a few risks… Read more »

Creating a Healthy Smile

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Dr. and our team in , , have some tips for you to create a healthy smile. Even if you brush and floss diligently, there are some things you can do to protect your oral health by preventing tooth decay and gum disease. Dry Mouth The first line of defense in your mouth is your… Read more »

Be the Boss with Dental Floss

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Most people begin flossing around a young age. However, children often tend to leave out details and simply rake the floss in between teeth until satisfied. If no dentist or parent was there to correct them, this pattern may have followed them into adulthood. It’s ok if you have been flossing wrong for years because… Read more »