Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth Sensitivity Tooth sensitivity is a common ailment. In fact, 1 in 5 adult Americans suffer from sensitive teeth. Sensitive teeth can cause mild discomfort to serious pain. Sensitive teeth can be the result of a number of factors: Brushing your teeth too hard Using a hard bristled tooth brush Grinding your teeth Eating acidic . . . Read More

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Preventing Tooth Decay

Preventing Tooth Decay Tooth decay is a common problem in the United States. Although it is more common in younger children, adolescents and aging adults can also suffer from decay. Tooth decay is the decay or destruction of a tooth’s enamel which can result in cavities, infections and in severe or untreated cases tooth loss. . . . Read More

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How To Properly Brush and Floss Your Teeth

How To Properly Brush and Floss Your Teeth Everybody knows that brushing your teeth should be preformed at least twice a day. But are you doing it correctly? Brushing your teeth often becomes a mindless routine – but that routine is extremely important when it comes to your oral health. Here is a quick 5-step . . . Read More

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Fluoride What is fluoride? Fluoride is a mineral derived from the element fluorine and it is naturally found in the earth’s crust, soil and water. In fact, fluoride can be found in 74% of the public water supply in the United States. Why is fluoride important for oral health? For developing teeth, fluoride can strengthen and . . . Read More

Dry Mouth

Dry Mouth Dry mouth, also known as xerostomia, is a condition in which a person’s salivary glands do not produce enough saliva. This condition affects about 1 in 4 adults, and it is not only uncomfortable, it can also have serious implications. Saliva helps you to digest and swallow. Saliva also helps to rinse your . . . Read More