Habits that may be damaging your teeth

Are you destroying your pearly whites without realizing it? You might be doing permanent damage if you’re a nail biter or using your teeth to rip off the price tag from that new dress.  Brushing  your teeth twice daily, flossing and having a good balanced diet can protect your teeth and enamel but  in this article you can…

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Children’s Teeth Development

The following chart shows when your child’s primary teeth (also called baby teeth or deciduous teeth) should erupt and shed. Some children may not have any erupted teeth until well after their first birthday and that is ok. Eruption times vary from child to child but a general rule of thumb is that for every 6…

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Prevention of bone loss with Dental Implants

If you are among the millions of Americans who are missing one or more teeth, then you can benefit greatly from dental implants. Missing teeth can lead to an unattractive smile, embarrassment, difficulty speaking and eating, and even low self-esteem. While traditional dentistry can replace missing teeth with the use of bridges or removable dentures,…

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Holiday Wishes

During the Holiday Season more than ever, our thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made our progress possible. In this spirit we sincerely say Thank You and Best Wishes for the holiday season and a Happy New Year! Durante la temporada de vacaciones más que nunca, nuestros pensamientos gire con gratitud a aquellos que…

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Root Canal

Root canal therapy is a treatment used to repair and save a tooth that is badly decayed or infected.  During a root canal procedure the root and the pulp which is the soft area within the center of the tooth are removed and  the inside of the tooth is cleaned and sealed.  When nerve tissue or pulp is damaged,…

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Coffee can actually protect your teeth

Like most people, I like my morning cup of coffee. It wakes me up and helps me get on with the day and it’s also my energy booster in the afternoons when I need to stay on schedule. Thankfully, there is new research out that reveals our mugful might do more than just boost energy; it could protect our teeth too. …

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Toothache

A throbbing toothache can make you feel helpless if you don’t know how to solve it. Many times we think it’s a cavity which can only be remedied by a dentist. The truth is there is a list of reasons and home-remedies for any type of toothache. Loose cavities, gum disease, infection or even an…

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Dental Crowns

  Over time our teeth begin to weaken and become more susceptible to problems such as decay, cracks and discoloration. In cases like this a filling or bonding will not be sufficient. If you feel your smile is not what it once was, crowns can help you recover your smile. Crowns can be made from porcelain, porcelain…

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Is flossing better before or after brushing?

  I’m frequently asked about this question and scientifically, there aren’t a lot of studies that address it directly. Based on existing evidence, flossing first isn’t necessarily better for oral health than the other way around. Although dentists have their own opinions on this matter. The America Dental Association recommends flossing first and the reason…

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Healthy Diet Healthy Teeth!

  What and how often we eat can affect our teeth. Bacteria in the mouth and on the teeth, use the sugar in foods and drinks to make acid that attack the teeth. Each time we eat or drink, that acid can attack the teeth for 20 minutes or longer. Over time tooth decay can…

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