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Aging and Oral Health

According to the Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics, by the year 2030 the population over 65 years of age will double as compared to the year 2000. This means approximately 72 million American (20% of the total US population) will be over the age of 65. Older adults are one of the fastest growing [Read more …]


Dental Implants Demystified

The goal of today’s dentistry practices is to save your tooth. But sometimes this is not possible for a variety of reasons. The tooth may be badly damaged due to an accident or decay and your doctor has no other option than to extract it. This is where dental implants can preserve your smile and [Read more …]


Get the Facts About Toothpaste

Toothpaste comes in a wide variety of types which offer many benefits. Toothpaste for children is no different and comes in a wide variety of types and flavors. Choosing the right toothpaste for you and your family is important. Having the facts will help you choose the correct toothpaste and get the most out of [Read more …]


What Is A Periodontal Cleaning?

What is a Periodontal Cleaning? Dentists recommend professional teeth cleaning twice a year. This helps keep your teeth and gums healthy and looking their best. During a professional teeth cleaning procedure the doctor or hygienist removes the plaque and tartar on the surface of the teeth and under the gum line. Plaque is the result [Read more …]


Mouthwash – To Use or Not to Use?

Did you know your mouth harbors as many as 500 to 650 different species of bacteria? These bacteria live on your gums, teeth, and tongue. Brushing and flossing do an excellent job of removing the bacteria, plaque, and food debris. For an extra hedge of protection, you may be wondering if a mouthwash or mouth [Read more …]


How To Know A Filling Has Failed.

How to Know a Filling Has Failed Fillings are commonly used to replace tooth structure after the decayed tooth is removed to treat a cavity or during other dental procedures. Dental fillings, also known as dental restorations, last for many years. But eventually they will fail and need to be replaced. Failures are caused by [Read more …]


What is a Periodontal Cleaning?

What is a Periodontal Cleaning? Dentists recommend professional teeth cleaning twice a year. This helps keep your teeth and gums healthy and looking their best. During a professional teeth cleaning procedure the doctor or hygienist removes the plaque and tartar on the surface of the teeth and under the gum line. Plaque is the result [Read more …]


How to Know a Filling Has Failed

How to Know a Filling Has Failed Fillings are commonly used to replace tooth structure after the decayed tooth is removed to treat a cavity or during other dental procedures. Dental fillings, also known as dental restorations, last for many years. But eventually they will fail and need to be replaced. Failures are caused by [Read more …]


Top 7 Foods That Damage Your Teeth

Everyone wants a pretty bright smile, but did you know some common foods can actually damage your teeth? Hard candies, soda, and acidic foods can all chip or erode your teeth’s enamel. Red wine, tea, and coffee can also stain your teeth. Here are the top seven foods according to the American Dental Association which [Read more …]


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