Senior’s Smile: Keep It Healthy for a Lifetime of Smiles

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Is it possible to keep your smile healthy for a lifetime of smiles as you age? It is possible, and in fact encouraged. While you become more vulnerable to cavities as you age, you can take steps to ensure excellent oral health. Dry mouth is a culprit that encourages cavities and gum disease and is largely… Read more »

Waterpik® Water Flossers Have Many Advantages

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While most of our patients have no issues with regularly brushing their teeth, regularly flossing is nearly always an issue. Fortunately, water flossers such as Waterpik® have advanced so much that they are nearly as effective, and they have made flossing an enjoyable experience for many people who use them. Waterpik® Water Flossers work by… Read more »

A Consistent and Effective Flossing Technique Is Crucial for Preventing Periodontal Disease

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Periodontal disease is a problem plaguing millions of Americans each year. In fact, the American Dental Association estimates that nearly half of the population over the age of 30 has some form of periodontal disease. The inflammation and eventual infection is more commonly known as gum disease. The ADA recommends that you brush and floss… Read more »

Why You Might Need a New Filling

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Healthy teeth and gums make for a vibrant, healthy smile. You can maintain good oral health by daily attention: brushing your pearly whites at least twice a day, for two minutes, flossing at least once a day, and keeping up with regular dental exams and cleanings. Still, even with the best of care cavities can… Read more »

The Plague Of Plaque

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You’ve heard of how plaque can damage your teeth if you don’t brush them regularly. But do you know the details about what plaque is, what it does, and how to stop it? What Is Plaque? Plaque is a sticky, colorless film of bacteria that forms on your teeth and can’t be rinsed away with… Read more »