What Lower Fluoride Levels Mean for Oral Health

Fluoride Toothpaste

Earlier this year the government reduced the recommended level of fluoride present in drinking water. It went down from a range of 0.7 to 1.2 ppm to .07 ppm. There hasn’t been a change in recommended fluoride levels in water in 50 years. The reason for the change is the hope to prevent staining tooth enamel through extended fluoride exposure, … Read More

Black Friday is also National Flossing Day

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While retailers call the day after Thanksgiving Black Friday, it’s also National Flossing Day. Considering how few people floss their teeth as they should, it’s not surprising that National Flossing Day isn’t as publicized as Black Friday. However, regular flossing is essential to great oral hygiene, and as your teeth will last far longer than any flash sales, they deserve … Read More

Sudden Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth Pain

The chance of suffering tooth sensitivity often increases as people age and is highest between 25-30. For those who take great care of their oral health, don’t have decay and visit the dentist regularly, tooth sensitivity isn’t usually a concern. However, if tooth sensitivity appears suddenly in an otherwise healthy mouth, it can be a sign of oral health issues. … Read More

How a Cosmetic Dentist Improves Smiles

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When you have a cosmetic flaw in your smile such as a fractured or cracked tooth, missing teeth or discolored teeth, you can be self-conscious and unwilling to smile. Fortunately, today’s cosmetic dentists have a variety of treatments available to them to repair almost every smile issue that exists. Cosmetic dentists can help with a variety of problems, and as … Read More

Professional Teeth Whitening Safest Way to Brighten Smile

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When teeth become stained due to consuming certain food or drinks, tobacco use, illness or aging, it’s common to seek out teeth whitening to brighten a smile. For those not satisfied with the whiteness of their teeth, there are a multitude of whitening treatments available in stores, but the safest and most effective choice is an in-office dental whitening treatment. … Read More