Yearly Archives: 2019

Am I Brushing Too Much?

The first lesson you learn about your teeth is to brush twice a day, every day. While the most common struggle is to get into that routine, there is another potential problem with brushing. Brushing too much or too hard can wear down your teeth and cause what’s known as toothbrush abrasions. Dentists have estimated

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What Kinds of Toothpaste Should I Use?

Regular brushing is the cornerstone of good oral health, but many people overlook a crucial aspect of this routine. By just grabbing a random toothpaste off the shelf, you’re undermining the effectiveness of your daily brushing routine. Here are a few tips to determine which toothpaste is best for you and your teeth! Stained Teeth

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What to Do About Grinding Your Teeth

Bruxism, commonly known as grinding or clenching your teeth, may not seem like a big issue. After all, everyone grinds their teeth at some point or another. But chronic, regular teeth grinding can have severe consequences, and many unknowingly grind their teeth in their sleep. Over time, grinding can wear down enamel, which will make

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How to Detect a Cavity Early

Cavities are among the most common types of decay you’ll encounter from sub-par brushing and flossing practices. Lingering food particles and bacteria will eat away at the enamel of the tooth, creating a small hole. Beyond simple prevention and regular visits with a Dentist, the most important action you can take with cavities is to

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The Three Worst Liquids for Your Teeth

Many of our patients inquire about the best foods for dental health, but few consider the large impact liquids have. Today, we’d like to share some information on this important topic and remind you to brush your teeth after consuming drinks that can negatively impact your oral hygiene. 1: Alcoholic Beverages Alcoholic beverages can do

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What to Expect: Tooth Extractions

While tooth extractions are a relatively rare dental procedure, they are sometimes necessary. Today, we’d like to provide our patients with an overview of when a tooth extraction might be the right choice and what to expect from the process. Conditions Requiring Tooth Extraction There are many reasons why your dental professional might suggest tooth

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The When, Why and How of Dental Crowns

It’s normal to feel apprehensive about any dental procedure, and the installation of dental crowns is no exception. But dental crowns are actually a quick, easy, and effective way to protect vulnerable teeth and restore a beautiful smile. When a Crown Is the Right Choice Your dentist may recommend a dental crown as a solution

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Two Common Oral Hygiene Misconceptions

Good oral hygiene is about more than just fresh breath and a beautiful smile. Your oral health impacts your overall health in important ways, so it’s important that you are armed with accurate information, whether you are trying to change your habits or simply maintain the good ones you already have. Today, we’d like to

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What Kind of Braces are Right for Me?

Many of our patients seek our advice on the best options for straightening teeth, and for good reason. An investment in straighter teeth does more than ensure a beautiful smile; it wards off several immediate and potential issues, from overcrowding to jaw alignment issues. But choosing between traditional braces and newer options can be confusing.

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How Can I Improve My Periodontal Health?

Today, we’d like to tackle a topic that impacts many Americans–a full half, in fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC): periodontal disease. According to the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), gum disease is a “chronic inflammatory disease that affects the gum tissue and bone supporting the teeth [and] if left untreated, periodontal

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