How to Help Your Child Avoid Cavities While They’re Young

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Did you know your child’s smile is vulnerable to cavities, even though their little chompers just grew into place? Well, it’s true. This is why it’s important to help your child prevent dental cavities while they’re young. This problem is common and it is often referred to as baby bottle tooth decay. To help your… Read more »

How to Recognize Weak Enamel

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Have you heard that your enamel—which is the protective outer layer of your teeth—is actually the hardest substance in your body? Even though your enamel is extremely strong, it can still be damaged. Fortunately, there are a few signs you can look for, and a number of things you could do to keep your enamel… Read more »

Get a Crowning Smile to Welcome the Holidays

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Make sure you welcome your friends and family this holiday season with a bright smile on your face. If you’re dreading smiling for the new family photo because of a bad tooth, our skilled dentist can help. Dental crowns can repair or restore a damaged or decayed tooth in many different ways: – Weak teeth:… Read more »

The Reasons Why Dental Checkups Are Important

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As you may already know, dental checkups are extremely important. In fact, they are vital for good oral health. But do you ever wonder why they are so important? If so, our team is more than happy to help you! Dental checkups and cleanings are vital because of these three reasons: Reason No. 1: Your… Read more »

Repairing Small Cavities with a Basic Filling

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Even the most effective oral hygiene routine founded on brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day might still not be enough to prevent a small cavity from forming on one of your teeth. While most cavities are detected during your regular dental checkup, if you notice an area of concern you should not hesitate… Read more »

Finding Relief for Dry Mouth

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Saliva is necessary to a healthy mouth, as it neutralizes acids produced by bacteria and limits bacterial growth. It also washes away food particles and helps you to swallow your meal. In addition to enhancing your ability to taste, it also helps your digestion. But if you have been experiencing difficulty chewing, talking, or swallowing, along… Read more »

What Causes Tooth Sensitivity?

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The inside of your tooth holds a soft pulp tissue which contains the nerve of the tooth. This is surrounded by a material called dentin, which is further surrounded by cementum at the tooth root and enamel at the crown. When the dentin is exposed, the tooth becomes sensitive. Here are a few ways sensitive… Read more »