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Choosing the Right Toothpaste

 

A lot of folks ask us what toothpaste we recommend.

Our answer? Any fluoride toothpaste that will help you maintain a good oral health routine!

We normally recommend a standard...

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Foods That Cause Tooth Decay

         

When it comes to tooth decay, it’s important to know the main culprit – acid. Acid is what eats away at our enamel and causes cavities. Acid can enter our mouths in one...

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What is Plaque?

  Most people have heard of the word “plaque,” and know it’s not something you want on your teeth. Yet, they don’t know what exactly plaque is or how it contributes to dental decay. Plaque is a...
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How Often Should You See the Dentist

                We love our patients, so we’d be more than happy to see you every day! Alas, we realize that’s not really possible, so here are some more realistic guidelines for making appointments. In general, it all...
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Reasons You May Have A Dry Mouth

              We all know drinking enough water is good for our health. And when you’re feeling parched, there’s nothing better than a tall drink of ice-cold water to dampen that dry mouth of yours. But what do you...
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How to Know if You Have a Cavity

                According to the National Institutes of Health, the most prevalent health condition after the common cold is tooth decay. It’s more than likely that if you haven’t already had a cavity, you will develop at least...
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Proper Brushing FAQs

Mouth open or mouth closed? After lunch or after dinner? Flat or at an angle? We brush our teeth every day (hopefully!), but who knew it was this complicated. Just grab a brush a get to work, right? Not so fast, my friend! There are actually some best...
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Second Opinion: Is toothpaste necessary?

                        July 5, 2017 -- The first commercially produced toothpaste was launched in 1873 and sold in a jar. Today, more than 1,400 different types of toothpastes are available online and in stores. But, my patients ask,...
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