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How To: Get Rid of White Spots on Teeth

Do you have white spots on your teeth? The term is called “hypomineraliztion” and in the dental world, it refers to the effect of too much exposure to fluoride. Depending on when you may have been exposed to high levels of fluoride, you may end up with patches of discoloration on the teeth– better known…

Dental Implants: Why You Need Them

You’ve heard about them dozens of times, but have you ever actually seen dental implants? If you haven’t, perhaps the reason you’ve never seen them is because you don’t know you’re looking at them! Implants can blend in and seem like healthy, natural teeth. So let’s get into it: What is a dental implant and…

Tooth and Nerve Pain: Triggers & Treatment

Whether it’s a sharp, stabbing sensation or a dull ache, tooth nerve pain can take the enjoyment out of eating. Identifying which foods are most likely to trigger a painful reaction helps reduce your suffering, but tooth sensitivity is often a sign of a deeper problem. Tell your dentist if you suffer from pain during…

Flossing Benefits

Many people successfully brush their teeth twice a day, but they forget to floss their smile at least once a day. This is a very big problem because flossing is extremely important. If you are one who avoids flossing, our [practice_name] team asks you to please change your ways and floss between your teeth each…

Looking for the Underlying Cause of Tooth Sensitivity

Pain in one or more teeth when you eat hot, cold, sweet or acidic foods, is often a warning sign of a potentially serious problem. While toothpaste formulated for sensitive teeth might provide some short term relief, it’s still a good idea to investigate the underlying source of the problem. It could be an early…

What To Do in a Pediatric Dental Emergency

If your child is experiencing a dental emergency, we first ask that you stay calm and try to sooth your child. Next, we ask you to call [phone] as soon as possible and schedule an emergency appointment with Dr. [doctor_name]. Lastly, do the following things until you see your dentist: · For a knocked-out tooth:…

Temporary Dental Crowns: 4 Caring Tips

Generally, we provide temporary dental crowns to those who need to wait for their permanent crown to be created. If you are one of those people, we suggest taking special care of your temporary crown by doing the following things: · Avoid sticky and chewy foods, like caramel, gum, and hot tamales, because they tend…

Your Dentist’s Bleaching Procedure for the White Smile You Desire

It’s not uncommon for the bright white smile you enjoyed in your youth to dull with stains brought upon by aging, tobacco use, or dark foods and drinks. If you feel this way, then chances are good it’s time for you to investigate your tooth whitening options. How deeply your teeth are stained will directly…

All You Need to Know About Dental Bridge Work

Are you considering correcting your smile with a dental bridge? If so, good for you! Dental bridges are great restorations that bridge the gap in your smile and replace your missing teeth. Now that you’re ready to improve your oral health with this beneficial dental product, we are happy to help you know what to…