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What Does Fluoride Do?

Your tooth’s enamel is built from minerals. Acids in certain foods can cause your teeth to demineralize and leave them vulnerable to decay. Fluoride remineralizes your tooth’s enamel so make it stronger and prevent the formation of cavities.

 

When Do I Need Fluoride?

Fluoride is beneficial throughout your entire life, but it will provide […]

By |September 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dry Mouth

If your body isn’t producing a sufficient amount of saliva, you have a condition known as dry mouth. Dry mouth is not only uncomfortable; it’s bad for your oral health. Saliva is vital component in keeping the bacteria and fungi in your mouth under control so that you don’t have bad breath, tooth decay and […]

By |September 21st, 2015|dental cleaning, oral health|0 Comments

Will Invisalign Fix My Misaligned Teeth?

Crooked or misaligned teeth can make you want to hide your smile. So what made them get that way? Malocclusions can have many causes—some are preventable and some are not.

Misaligned teeth can be caused by:

Genetics
Poor chewing habits
Thumbsucking
Injury or trauma
Crowded teeth
Tooth extraction
Tongue thrusting
Abnormal jaw bone structure

 

Even if you wore braces when you were younger, your teeth […]

By |September 14th, 2015|Invisalign|0 Comments

All About Wisdom Teeth

Who doesn’t want more wisdom in their life? Of course, that opinion might change when it comes to wisdom teeth. Wisdom teeth (also known as third molars) are the last of the permanent teeth to erupt, and the ones most likely to need extraction.

They usually appear during the late teens or early twenties.
More often than […]

By |September 7th, 2015|Wisdom teeth|0 Comments

Managing Your Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive teeth can create many problems for you. Speaking and even breathing in cold air can hurt! Temperature changes from hot and cold food and beverages can be excruciating and even eating sugary foods can cause severe pain. You don’t have to live with that pain as there are several options for resolving the issue.

Sensitive […]

By |August 31st, 2015|dental cleaning, oral health|0 Comments

Regular Dental Exams Are Critical to Your Health

Sometimes due to our busy lifestyles and possibly some anxiety about dental visits we are tempted to skip a dental checkup. However, you may be costing yourself time, expense and health issues in the long run by doing so.

It’s important to catch cavities early even more important can be catching gum disease early before extensive […]

By |August 24th, 2015|dental cleaning, oral health|0 Comments

Don’t Let Dental Anxiety Keep You Away!

Did you know that going to the dentist can create anxiety in many people? Some studies suggest that more than 20 percent or more of Americans avoid going to the dentist because it’s so nerve wracking. At the far end of anxiousness about dental visits is dental phobia, an extreme fear about dental procedures.

Dental phobia […]

By |August 17th, 2015|dental cleaning, oral health|0 Comments

5 Common Canker Sore Triggers To Avoid

First of all canker sores are not cold sores. Confusing the two is a common misunderstanding! Even though the two are misidentified with each other, they are not the same. Herpes simplex type 1 are groups of painful, fluid-filled blisters. They are also sometimes called fever blisters. Unlike canker sores, cold sores are caused by […]

By |August 10th, 2015|oral health|0 Comments

Don’t Forget to Add A Dental Checkup to Your Back To School list!

There are many items and supplies on your checklist for going back to school such routine physical exams, hearing and vision tests, school supplies, new clothes and shoes. It’s a lot to get done but it is equally important to remember to add a back to school dental checkup for your child or children!

Children do […]

By |August 3rd, 2015|dental cleaning, oral health|0 Comments

Healthy Summer Treats that are Nice to your Teeth

During the summer, many people are out and about and snacking can be unhealthy and bad on your teeth. Most of us know that you can have a handful of fresh fruit or some frozen grapes are great for your body and great for your teeth, but what other snacks will protect your teeth from […]

By |July 26th, 2015|oral care, oral health|0 Comments