30 11, 2017

Are You Getting Enough Fluoride?

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Fluoride, “nature’s cavity fighter†is actually a mineral and is found in its natural state in various water sources including rivers, oceans, and streams. And since the 1950’s US municipal drinking water supplies have been treated with fluoride so that every family can benefit from its protective qualities just by turning on their tap. Over [...]

23 11, 2017

Remove Everyday Plaque

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A periodontal “pocket†is formed when the gum tissue recedes from the teeth. These pockets are the spaces that are left as a result of the separation. The more advanced the disease is, the deeper the pockets will be. Measurements of more than 6 millimeters in at least 2 teeth can indicate serious periodontitis. Gum [...]

16 11, 2017

Choose Water Over Soda

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Too much sugar is bad for our teeth, that’s a proven fact. Fruit juices, soda, and sports drinks are loaded with it, so what should we reach for when we want something refreshing to drink? The preferred choice is water. Not only does water help to keep our bodies hydrated but it is specifically good [...]

9 11, 2017

Risks May Change Over Time

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Children are at higher risk for tooth decay, their tooth enamel isn’t as strong and they are more likely to include sugary foods and drinks as a regular part of their diet. Teenagers and young adults often have a lack of interest in home care and a tendency to put off seeing a dentist until [...]

2 11, 2017

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

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Bruxism is the term that professionals in the dental field use when referring to the habit of grinding or clenching the teeth together. For children, it most often happens in the night time while they are asleep. Because they are unaware of the action it can go on for some time without anyone noticing. The [...]