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Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry treatments currently in use:

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How To Brush

You brush your teeth every day, but are you doing it properly? Here’s how to brush: Hold your toothbrush at a slight angle against your teeth and brush with short back-and-forth motions. Remember to brush the inside and chewing surfaces of your teeth, as well as your tongue. Avoid vigorous or harsh scrubbing, which can irritate […]

By |August 28th, 2014|Dental|Comments Off on How To Brush

Bad Breath

Many people who think they have bad breath actually don’t. Although you can test for the presence of sulfur, the dentist usually makes the evaluation based on a sniff test. If bad breath is present, check for cavities or gum disease, the treatment of which often succeeds in eradicating bad breath.

If there is bad […]

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Tooth Whitening

The outer layer of a tooth is called the enamel. The color of natural teeth is created by the reflection and scattering of light off the enamel, combined with the color of the dentin under it. Your genes affect the thickness and smoothness of the enamel. Thinner enamel allows more of the color of the dentin to […]

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Oral Hygiene

Brushing and flossing remain the preferred method for plaque control. Unfortunately, many patients lack the motivation or ability to maintain low plaque levels, leading to periodontal disease, dental caries and other oral health conditions.  Chemotherapeutic rinses provide a convenient, cost-effective way to enhance plaque control achieved with mechanical hygiene.
How is Good Oral Hygiene Practiced? […]

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Root Canal Treatment

Root canal treatment is needed for two main reasons. The first is infection. An untreated cavity is a common cause of pulp infection. The decay destroys the enamel and dentin of the tooth until it reaches the pulp. Bacteria then infect the pulp. Antibiotics can’t get to infections inside teeth. The inflammation caused by the infection reduces the […]

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