Monthly Archives: May 2017

Sensitive Teeth

Blog Highlights:
  • Sensitive teeth occur when the tooth's enamel, or outer shell, is compromised, leaving the dentin and nerves of the tooth unprotected
  • Cavities, cracked teeth, enamel loss, and gum disease are leading causes of sensitive teeth
  • Avoid sensitive teeth by adopting good dental hygiene practices now
Have you ever experienced discomfort in one or...
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What Family Guardians should do for Oral Health?

Blog Highlights:
  • Keeping your teeth and gums healthy is very important. But you should know that the same thing should also apply to the rest of your family.
  • Family guardians will have to teach the rest of the family the value of maintaining the proper oral hygiene practices.
  • In most cases, they might have to...
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Teens and Oral Health

Blog Highlights:
  • Oral health is a matter that should concern all of us simply because tooth decay can happen to anyone at any age
  • Teenagers today should know that brushing their teeth twice a day and flossing once per day is a great way to keep their teeth in good condition for a lifetime
  • The...
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Using Nitrous Oxide for Dental Treatments

Blog Highlights:
  • See how you can stay calm while the dentist performs complicated procedures on your teeth with the use of Nitrous oxide
  • Nitrous oxide is also known as laughing gas and it is used for sedation and for helping patients manage pain and anxiety
  • Nitrous oxide is safe to use for as long as...
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Knowing when your Child should see the Dentist

Blog Highlights:
  • Children need to have their first dental checkup as soon as the first tooth erupts
  • The dentist will need to check the baby’s tooth in order to assess its condition as well as to check the overall condition of the child’s mouth
  • The first checkup is also the best time for you to...
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Is it possible for you to regrow your teeth?

Blog Highlights:
  • Scientists were able to discover how one drug called Tideglusib might have the potential to help us regrow our teeth enamel
  • During clinical trials, they found out that this drug was able to restore the dentin in the teeth of mice
  • Since it is still in its early testing stages, no one really...
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The Importance of Baby Teeth and How to Avoid Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Blog Summary:
  • Tooth decay can start as soon as your baby's first teeth come in
  • Baby teeth work as place holders until the permanent teeth are ready
  • The likelihood of tooth decay increases when a baby's teeth are subject to sugary liquids for long periods of time, including breast milk
Even though your baby's teeth will...
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An overview of Adult Sealants

Blog Highlights:
  • Dental sealants are plastic coatings that are painted on your teeth’s chewing surfaces so that they get more protection
  • Your teeth’s fissures and pits are very hard to clean and this is a hot spot for bacteria and for cavities
  • Sealants can also be used on baby teeth so that they will not...
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