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What You Need To Know About Tetracycline-Stained Teeth

Posted by on Feb 12, 2016 in Uncategorized |

Tetracycline is an antibiotic that is used to treat a variety of conditions. When it’s taken regularly during periods of tooth growth, it can lead to staining. By knowing how to combat these stains, you’ll be able to develop a treatment plan with your dentist and smile with confidence. How Tetracycline Staining Occurs Tetracycline staining can affect the teeth during critical growth stages of the tooth. These stains can be brown, yellow, blue or grey, and go deep into the enamel. Because tetracycline stains go so deeply into the...

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6 Tips For Taking Care Of Your Dentures

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016 in Uncategorized |

If you have lost all or some of your teeth, you have the option of getting dentures. They are more cost effective than dental implants and make talking and chewing food easier. However, if you want you dentures to last a long time, you must take proper care of them. Here are six helpful tips for taking care of your dentures: Brush Your Dentures Daily Just like natural teeth, dentures have to be cleaned every day. However, you should not brush your dentures with traditional toothpaste, as it can be quite abrasive. It is better to clean your...

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Can A Cosmetic Dentist Fix A Gummy Smile?

Posted by on Feb 10, 2016 in Uncategorized |

Although it is a natural and harmless condition, many women are insecure about their gummy smiles. If you worry that your gums overshadow your teeth, you may feel self-conscious every time you smile, putting a strain on every conversation you have. Rather than live with this anxiety, there are steps you can take to reduce the visibility of your gums and grow more confident with your own smile. These are three promising procedures to discuss with your cosmetic dentist that can improve a gummy smile.  Relaxing the Upper Lip With Botox...

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Break The Easter Candy Habit: 3 Non-Candy Items To Fill Your Child’s Basket

Posted by on Feb 10, 2016 in Uncategorized |

Easter is a fun, family-oriented holiday, but if you’re concerned about your child’s dental health, you may be stressed about the upcoming holiday and coming up with ideas to fill your child’s Easter basket that don’t include candy and other sweets. Below are three unique ideas to help you fill your child’s Easter basket while still ensuring the health of their teeth. Activities Booklet If your child is more into experiences and activities than toys and games, consider making your child a fun-filled activities...

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2 Steps To Help Your Child’s Teeth Remain Healthy

Posted by on Feb 10, 2016 in Uncategorized |

As your child grows, he or she may not always take care of his or her teeth in the way that you would. However, as a parent, you probably take great measures to try to ensure that the oral health of your child is protected. Here are two additional steps that you can take to help ensure that your child’s teeth remain healthy: Give your child gum. If your child enjoys sweet snacks such as candy, he or she will likely enjoy chewing gum. Unlike sugary candy, which promotes tooth decay, sugarless gum can help prevent cavities. Cavities often...

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Three Reasons Taking Your Kids In For Dental Sealants Is A Must

Posted by on Feb 9, 2016 in Uncategorized |

Most parents are concerned about the health of their children. Among the toughest challenges a parent has is maintaining the dental hygiene of a child who doesn’t like to brush or floss his or her teeth. Another challenge parents worry about is getting a child who is scared of the dentist’s office to go in for regular checkups. If this sounds similar to your situation, you’ll want to keep reading to learn why most pediatric dentists recommend dental sealants for their patients: Dental Sealants Are Recommended for Permanent...

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What To Do When Red Wine Colors Your Teeth?

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Red wine is a very popular drink. It is served at restaurants and bars all over the world. Many people drink it at home with dinner. It is also really healthy. However, there is one thing that happens when you drink red wine that isn’t so great: stains. This isn’t talking so much about linens but  the stains that red wine leaves on your teeth. This is because red wine is acidic and has tannins. The dark pigment of the wine is more noticeable than the lighter pigments found in white wines and clear alcohols like vodka,...

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5 Tips For Easing Dental Anxiety

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Facing the dentist on each scheduled appointment may not be as easy as you’d like. Perhaps you’ve had a bad dental experience in the past, or you may have had a lot of dental work done. Regardless of the reason why you don’t want to go to the dentist, it’s imperative to your dental health that you do. Knowing tips to help ease your dental anxiety can help you be less stressed about your appointment. Tip #1:  Ask questions If you’re having a procedure done, it’s important to ask detailed questions to...

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