For some, it is the sound of the dental equipment – for others the smell, or the sight of the dentist’s chair triggers a bad memory. Everyone has their own reason for not loving dental work—and that’s ok. We don’t take it personally! Dental care has come a long way in the last 10-15 years…

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Don’t let embarrassment keep you from getting the dental attention that you need. No matter how long it’s been since you’ve seen a dentist or had your teeth cleaned by a professional hygienist no one is going to judge you. A lot of people put off going to the dentist for one reason or another,…

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Are your family members getting enough fluoride for their protection from tooth decay? Since the 1950’s community drinking water supplies have been treated with fluoride so you got a small dose every time you turned on the tap, but with the growing popularity of bottled water more and more people are taking advantage of the…

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Did it ever occur to you that as an adult you might need advice about how and when to brush your teeth? Guess what, maybe you do. You may know for instance, that brushing and flossing after every meal is part of an ideal plan for home care, but did you know that there’s a…

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Your teeth will be more sensitive than usual for the first 48 hours or so after a whitening treatment, they will also be more susceptible to staining. Your dentist will recommend that you avoid those foods and drinks that are known to stain your teeth for at least a week. So what will you replace…

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Unless you are scheduled for a particular dental procedure, something other than whitening or cleaning, you will probably spend more time with your hygienist than with your dentist at your next regular appointment. Don’t waste that time. A dental hygienist is up on all the latest products that are displayed on the dental care aisle…

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It pays to be prepared for your dental appointment. Your dentist’s office will mail out a reminder notice or send an email well before the date of the appointment confirming the day and time. When you get the confirmation mark it on your calendar so you won’t forget. If this appointment is the first one…

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Your dentist will do everything possible to preserve your tooth but if that just is not possible extraction may be the only solution. Simple tooth extractions are just that – simple, and by following care instructions recovery time is minimal. The most important thing is to replace the tooth that has been lost asap in…

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If your dentist told you that simply by making a few changes in your daily lifestyle you could guarantee an improvement in your oral health would you listen? Considering the mounting evidence that a healthy mouth can affect our overall good health by protecting against things like heart disease and stroke you would be wise…

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Even though they’re all grown up adults are not immune to tooth decay. Statistics show, however, that adults are much more likely to suffer from gum disease and some will even lose teeth because of it. Prevention, that’s the key to avoiding the advanced stages of gum disease and it has to begin at the…

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