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What Are Flossing Cavities?

Oral health has a significant impact on your life. Whether you know it or not, the health of your mouth is a huge indicator of the health of many other areas in your body. With that vital connection, it is important that you are aware of how well you clean your teeth.
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Your Teeth and Sugar

When it comes to sugar, there is no shortage of this ingredient in most American diets. Desserts, pastries, pre-packaged snacks, and sweetened beverages are available in almost any store you enter. While most people understand how high sugar contents in foods affect their weight, many people overlook how sugary beverages negatively affect their teeth.
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Your Mouth Can Benefit From Mouthwash

Brushing and flossing your teeth are the best ways to avoid serious oral health issues like decay and gingivitis. These two habits are necessary to protect your smile between dental visits. Your mouth can also benefit from using mouthwash on a regular basis. Mouthwash is a useful tool in the fight against tooth decay, gum disease, and in promoting healthy teeth and gums. Below are a few of the benefits of using mouthwash.
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Take That Toothache Seriously

What any dentist wants you to know is that a toothache is the symptom of a severe underlying cause. The teeth are unique features of the body in that each tooth is a living feature. Each tooth has its own specific root system, nerves, and direct blood supply. When there is damage or infection present within a tooth, it is susceptible to dying and causing a whole host of severe oral issues.
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White Fillings

Thanks to the advancements in dentistry over the past couple of decades, having a tooth restored does not need to compromise the appearance of your smile. Your smile is one of your most personable assets – one that you can easily share with anyone around you. It is also one of the characteristics that mark your personality and how others see you. Despite the most meticulous oral hygiene, most people will experience at least one cavity during their lifetime. Up until just a decade ago, cavities were always filled with silver amalgam fillings. While effective, these fillings are visible in the teeth, making people feel self-conscious about their smiles. Thankfully, white fillings are available that blend perfectly into the teeth for a healthy restoration and beautiful smile.
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Make Healthy Choices To Protect Your Smile

You only get one set of permanent teeth in your lifetime, so it is vitally important that you make healthy choices to protect your smile. One of the most overlooked aspects of good oral health is a person’s diet. We all know that what you eat impacts your weight and overall health. But what you eat also has a direct impact on your oral health. All foods and beverages must enter through the mouth, so it should not be a surprise to see the connection between dietary choices and oral health.
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Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers are a cosmetic dental procedure that is designed to improve the color, size, and shape of your teeth. Many celebrities have used porcelain veneers to achieve that winning smile. Porcelain veneers are thin, custom-made porcelain tooth covers attached to the front of the teeth. They can correct gaps, chips, and minor alignment issues. Porcelain veneers are applied by a dentist who will file away some of the enamel and then will cement the veneer onto the tooth. Porcelain veneers typically last between 10 and 15 years.
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Back to School Dental Check-ups

Our schedules are busy with kids going back to school and after school activities. We cannot let our busy schedules keep us from neglecting our children’s dental health. Maintaining regular dental check-ups are just as important as well visits for your children with their pediatrician. During the summer kids tend to be more relaxed in their brushing and flossing which could lead to dental problems.
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Dental Implants

Did you know that dental implants have been traced back to the Mayans in 600 AD? Dental implants were in the form of shells replacing the missing tooth. Dental implants started to become more common in the 1950s with the discovery of titanium fusing to the bone. Today’s dental implants have come a long way and come in different shapes and sizes to give a more natural look and feel.
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