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What Can Cause a Cavity?

Tooth decay, often called a cavity, is the result of bacteria that resides in dental plaque. This bacteria eats the sugar from our diet ... More


Signs of needing endodontic treatment?

The following situations are the most common signs of someone in need of endodontic treatment. These include: Discoloration of the ... More


Are dental X-rays Safe?

There have been numerous advancements in the dental industry over the years that have significantly helped to reduce the amount of ... More


Symptoms of Gum Disease?

Gum disease refers to infections caused by bacteria, along with mucus and other particles that form a sticky plaque on the teeth. Often, ... More


How common is it for children to Grind their Teeth?

Approximately 3 of every 10 kids clench and grind their teeth. The majority of children experience this while under the age of 5 and the ... More


What Causes Tooth Loss?

Periodontal disease and tooth decay affect the gums and the bone structure that supports the teeth. These are the most common causes of ... More


Is flossing your Teeth Important?

Since you are unable to reach all of the bacteria and plaque with your toothbrush alone, flossing is instrumental in a good dental ... More


Do Whitening Toothpastes Work?

The majority of whitening toothpastes that can be found in the generic toothpaste aisle of your local stores may contain mild chemical ... More


How to avoid bad breath?

The single most important thing you can do is brush and floss your teeth on a regular basis. The majority of the time, bad breath is the ... More


What are the early Stages of Gingivitis?

The early stage of gum disease is known as Gingivitis. If this condition is diagnosed early, it is capable of being treated and reversed ... More


What are Dental Implants?

A dental implant is a permanent metal device that is designed to replace missing teeth. Usually, the device is made out of titanium. It ... More


How does Tooth Erosion Happen?

There are many different drinks and foods we consume that contain large amounts of acids. Some of the main culprits include pure fruit ... More


Will Tooth Enamel Heal?

There are many treatment options available since tooth enamel will not regenerate. Treatment options will be determined by the dentist ... More


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