Caring for Your Toothbrush

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You may have noticed that when you bought your last toothbrush, it didn’t come with an owner’s manual. And it doesn’t exactly need one. After all, it isn’t the most complicated thing you own. But it does need a little TLC if you want it to do its job. First, know when it is time… Read more »

Oral Health Care: Composite Dental Fillings

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Are you aware of the benefits that dental restorations can provide for your smile? Though an array of options available at our dental office, the damage from accidents and disease can be repaired. For example, if you have a hole in your tooth enamel (also known as a cavity), it can be repaired through the… Read more »

Recognizing the Signs of Gum Disease

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Can you recognize the signs and symptoms of gum disease? If not, you are not alone. Many people suffer from gum disease without even knowing it until it has progressed to an advanced stage. That is why, recognizing the early signs and symptoms can help prevent any long-term or harmful effects. Our , Dr. at… Read more »

How Dental Plaque Affects Your Smile

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Do you have dental products such as toothpaste and mouthwash that claim to “combat plaque”? This is an excellent characteristic for dental products, but what does it really mean? What is plaque and how does it affect your smile? We encourage you to learn more about dental plaque and its dangers to better understand the… Read more »

Caring for Your Toothbrush

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Brushing your teeth is important, and it is important to that you use teeth-cleaning utensils that do the job right. In order to ensure that you receive maximum benefits from your teeth-cleaning tools it is important that they are cleaned and cared for on a daily basis. If you let your toothbrush fall into disrepair,… Read more »

First Aid for A Fractured Tooth

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An accidental blow to the mouth or a hard fall on a slippery floor can sometimes result in a chip or fractures to your tooth enamel. When this happens, you should contact our dentist, , and schedule an appointment. In the meantime, you can there are first-aid steps that you can take. It might be… Read more »

Your Retainer Needs Special Oral Hygiene Habits

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An orthodontist like Dr. may  provide you with a hawley retainer after your braces have been removed. This is a removable dental appliance created from a special acrylic material. The retainer is designed to hold your teeth in place as they settle into their new alignment. Your retainer will need some basic care and consistent… Read more »