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Dental Bonding Can Help Your Smile Look New Again

Bonding is a process designed to repair various types of teeth damage, improving and restoring their appearance. The treatment can be an affordable solution for: Stained teeth Broken teeth Chipped teeth Gap in teeth Other minor cosmetic dentistry issues Bonding is a cosmetic dentistry procedure The dentist applies a tooth-colored composite material to your damaged […]

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The Seven Things Your Dentist Wishes You Wouldn’t Eat

Next time you’re getting a cavity filled, your mind might wander to ways you can avoid the treatment in the future, including changing your diet. Here’s what your dentist has to say about that. For healthier teeth and cavity prevention, beware these seven items 1.) Citrus juice and fruits The citric acid in oranges, grapefruit, […]

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These five common items could be hurting your teeth

Some dental “don’s” are obvious – don’t skip brushing, don’t skip flossing, don’t skip your regular dental exams. But there are some things we put between our teeth and in our mouths that can cause a lot of damage over time. Here are some items that need to stay out of your mouth altogether if […]

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Gum disease may cause rheumatoid arthritis

The bad news about the bacteria that causes gum disease just keeps getting worse. New research indicates that it may trigger the joint inflammation of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). In fact, scientists think this recent study may have brought them closer than ever to uncovering the root cause of RA, and it could be in your […]

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Brushing 50% of the time is 100% percent not ok

Bacteria is everywhere, some of it bad and some of it good. But when it comes to the kind of bacteria that thrives on food that’s on and between your teeth after you eat, that’s definitely the bad kind. And it multiplies really fast. So if you’re one of the many Americans who admit that […]

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We actually hope you haven’t heard this news about dental health

Dental health professionals, including the American Dental Association (ADA) are pretty much in solidarity when it comes to these four rules for maintaining good oral health: 1.Brush your teeth twice a day for two minutes 2.Use fluoride toothpaste 3.Clean between teeth once a day with an interdental cleaner 4.Regular dental visits for professional cleanings and […]

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Don’t ignore dry mouth, fight it

It’s not unusual for your mouth to feel dry and cottony occasionally. But if you start to notice that your mouth feels dry all the time, or if you’re having trouble chewing, swallowing or even talking, you could have an actual condition called “dry mouth,” or xerostomia. Dry mouth is actually a common problem, but […]

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Give Your Mouth the Laser Treatment

These days if you hear about a laser, it’s likely to be the next Star Wars trailer with Darth Vader using the Death Star to try to eliminate the rebel scum with a blast of its lasers. But Dr. Barney uses lasers all the time at his practice. And there isn’t a Wookie in sight. […]

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Oh, the Things We Do to Our Poor Teeth

Our teeth our tougher than a copperhead in the West Virginia woods. The toughness of our teeth actually creates a problem, however, because we take them for granted. We don’t ever worry about our teeth not being there for us, so we torture them with all sorts of bad behavior. Here’s a list of bad […]

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