Are Your Teeth Yellow?

Teeth whitening has become quite popular over the last 2 decades. From over the counter whitening toothpastes to teeth whitening strips to professional teeth whitening. People are in pursuit of that perfectly white smile. Teeth whitening is a positive thing if it makes you feel good about yourself. Methods Of Teeth Whitening There are multiple…

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Dental Health Tips For Seniors

As we get older, we need tokeep track of our bodies far differently than when we were younger. This includes our dental hygiene. Prescription medications can have a big effect on dental health. They can lead to dry mouth which can lead to increased tooth decay. Below you will find some great dental hygiene tips…

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Warning Signs Of Tooth Decay

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Tooth decay is a slow, destructive process. In its earliest stages, a decayed tooth, is easily treatable. If left untreated it will lead to dental infection and tooth loss. The best defense against tooth decay is good oral hygiene along with regular dental visits. These routine dental visits will give your dentist the ability to detect…

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How To Manage Sensitive Teeth

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Sensitive teeth can occur for a variety of reasons and in many ways. Sensitivity to temperature, sweets, touch, or pressure are the main types of tooth sensitivity.  The pain and discomfort from sensitive teeth are generally a sign of trauma, tooth decay, or wear, and can range from mildly irritating to quite painful.  Did you…

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Orange Juice After Brushing?…Yuck!…But Why?

We have all experienced the dreaded foul taste associated with orange juice after brushing. Most adults are aware of this phenomenon but many kids have yet to experience the displeasure firsthand. The question arises, why does tooth brushing change our tastes so dramatically to be able to turn sweet orange juice into a bitter tasting…

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Choosing The Right Toothpaste

With the myriad of options on the market today, it is getting harder and harder to choose the right toothpaste for your dental needs. Toothpaste used to be sold as a one size fits all but with sensitivity, enamel recalcifying, gum issues, dry mouth, or for teeth whitening it has become much more customized to…

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Signs of A Dead (Non Vital) Tooth

What many people don’t realize, is that a tooth has nerves and blood vessels just like the rest of our body. A tooth is “vital” or alive. There are reasons why a tooth can become non vital, or dead. It is not always easy to tell, and sometimes can be quite painful. A dead tooth…

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10 Habits that are Ruining your Smile

We all have habits some good and some bad. But did you know that some of these habits can affect your teeth? The following are some habits that can damage your teeth and oral health… 1. Tobacco. This is an obvious one for most people. Smoking turns your beautiful white teeth yellow over time, but…

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Preventing Tooth Decay

Tooth decay (also called dental cavities) is the destruction of tooth structure. It can affect both the enamel (outer layer) and the dentin layer (inner layer) of the tooth. Tooth decay is the most common cause of loss of teeth and it affects almost everyone at some point in their lives. Tooth decay is also the second most common disease…

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Best (and Worst) Foods for Best Dental Health

Maintaining good oral hygiene is essential for healthy teeth and gums, but did you know that the kind of foods you eat can also help (or hurt) your oral health? Eating foods that are good for your teeth and being careful about those that are not is a key component to maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Diet plays a very large…

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