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Eating after Dental Treatment

Posted on: October 12, 2016
[caption id="attachment_7681" align="alignleft" width="150"] Peach, Mango, and Banada Smoothie[/caption] One concern patients have for post operative dental treatment is when can they eat?! It is important to know what type of dental treatment you are having, first of all. For routine visits like cleanings, most of the time there is no ...
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Sugar Still Considered a Major Concern on Dental Health

Posted on: July 21, 2014
Believe it or not, even with the amount of fluoride readily available today, tooth decay is still considered a major health concern. This is largely affected by the amounts of sugar in our diets today. Most drinks, including soft drinks, sports drinks and fruit juices, as well as ...
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See Your Dentist At Least 2x Per Year

Posted on: May 13, 2014
We recommend a check-up every 6 months for those with healthy teeth and gums. Some people will need to come in sooner every 3-4 months due to periodontal disease.At each visit we will review your concerns, dental chart, and medical history so we can determine the most appropriate care for ...
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How Caffeine Can Effect Your Dental Health

Posted on: April 29, 2014
Moderate amounts of caffeine are considered safe for you to consume, but large amounts of drinks and foods that contain caffeine can cause damage to your teeth. It is known that the amount of caffeine you consume can affect the health and appearance of your teeth. Knowing these effects can ...
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Which Toothbrush is best for me?

Posted on: February 28, 2013
There are so many kinds of toothbrushes to choose from in the store now! This usually makes it confusing in selecting the right toothbrush for you. Keep in mind that there are many factors about your teeth that make them special to you. For example, some of us have sensitive teeth, ...
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What is Aesthetics in Dentistry?

Posted on: January 9, 2013
Aesthetics can be defined as a branch of philosophy dealing in art, beauty, or taste. For many years, aesthetics in dentistry dealt solely with the shape and form (not shade) of filling materials and using these materials to recreate nature's bluprint of the "natural" tooth. Going back to the 1970's and before, the ...
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Are Amalgam Restorations (aka “silver fillings”) safe?

Posted on: November 29, 2012
A common question asked by many patients is "Are silver or mercury fillings harmful to my health?"  Here's the answer.Amalgam restorations, commonly called "silver or mercury fillings" are a very controversial subject.  It is increasingly common for researchers to comment on the safety of these types of fillings due to amalgam containing mercury. It ...
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Tooth-Colored Fillings

Posted on: January 24, 2011
If you have a tooth that has a cavity or an old filling that needs to be replaced, a natural-looking white restoration can be a beautiful option. These fillings are called composite restorations and have several advantages over silver fillings: *They are bonded to your tooth, making it stronger ...
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