Essential Roles Of Photography In Dental Care

Photography has been an essential part of dentistry nearly since the invention of the camera. The search for better ways to image and view the health conditions a patient faces has been ongoing. Digital technology has made taking photographs of patients’ oral health easier and more effective than ever before. Surprisingly, some dental practitioners still […]

Protecting Your Sensitive Information From Cyberattacks

We live in a digital world that uses terms we would have once associated with the realm of science fiction. Among these terms is Cyberattack, a very real threat to individuals and companies everywhere. These attacks take many forms but are all aimed at achieving one goal, capturing private and sensitive information. It’s essential that […]

Fluoride and Decay Prevention

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Fluoride is a naturally occurring element that has been shown to help strengthen teeth in children and also prevent decay in people of all ages. Topical fluoride, in particular is helpful for promoting oral health. The American Dental Association has publicly endorsed the use of fluoride for the prevention of dental caries, as has the […]

Cavities and Tooth Decay

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When decay goes unchecked in the human mouth, damaged areas will form on the surface of your teeth. This damage comes in the forms of holes or tiny openings in your teeth known as cavities. There are a variety of things that can lead to the development of these points of damage, but all of […]

What Are Toothaches and How We Can Help

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Toothaches are most often caused when the nerve inside the tooth is irritated. It can leave you up at night, cause difficulties with eating certain foods, and can be a daily struggle until it’s treated. The reality of toothaches is that their causes can’t be identified until diagnosed by a dentist. To best understand how […]

All About Tooth Sensitivity

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If you find yourself avoiding hot drinks and cold foods, then your teeth may be sensitive. Tooth sensitivity is common, and in optimistic terms, will be temporary. But when it’s chronic, it can affect the way you enjoy life. Your dentist can get to the bottom of this painful condition, but it’s essential to know […]

Dental Health and Your Diet

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Your body works hard to convert the foods you eat into energy. You may not think twice about what you are eating – especially when it comes to grabbing an afternoon snack or sipping on a vanilla latte on your commute. But the food you put in your mouth affects more than just your waistline. […]

How to Floss Your Teeth

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Flossing is an important part of an oral hygiene routine, but research suggests that fewer than half of Americans do so daily. Flossing is simple and only takes an extra couple of minutes per day. Developing a healthy habit of flossing can prevent tooth decay and gum disease, and it may allow you to keep […]

Electric Brush vs. Manual Brushes

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Preventative dentistry is about more than just visiting your dentist twice yearly for an exam and thorough cleaning. In fact, the majority of your preventative care is done at-home as a part of your normal hygienic routine. Many residents use manual toothbrushes to remove debris and plaque from their teeth. However, electric brushes have become […]

Bad Breath

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Having bad breath can be an embarrassing problem – especially if you are regularly face to face with other people. Known professionally as halitosis, bad breath plagues many people every day. Most cases of bad breath can be remedied by efficiently brushing the teeth. However, some types of bad breath are chronic or recurring, which […]