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Does Fluoride have Side Effects?

While fluoride is overwhelmingly safe, there is such a thing as getting too much of it, and this can have side effects. The first sign of overexposure is dental fluorosis, which you’ll notice in children. This is fairly easy to spot; you’ll see white spots on the surface of your teeth. This isn’t a significant

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The Importance of Fluoride

You’ve probably heard about fluoride and its importance to dental health. Often referred to as nature’s cavity fighter, fluoride is considered a cornerstone of proper oral health. But what you may not know is the specific benefits of fluoride intake, or how to make sure you’re getting enough. Here’s our handy guide for how fluoride

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How to Protect Your Baby’s Teeth Pt. 2

Protecting your child’s teeth doesn’t stop at brushing. Lifestyle choices and healthy routines are crucial to making sure your baby’s teeth develop into a healthy smile. Here a few of the must-know details to make sure your child’s teeth are properly protected. Feeding Your Child Food is the biggest area of risk for a child’s

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How to Protect Your Baby’s Teeth Pt. 1

With your child, you’re almost certainly thinking about their emerging teeth and how to ensure proper oral health throughout their early years. Luckily this can be handled with a few easy steps. Here’s our handy guide to care for your child’s teeth at every step of their early years. The Teeth Coming In Protecting your

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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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