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Posts From December, 2013

How to stop Gum Recession

There are several possible causes of gum recession, a condition in which your gum tissue recedes and pulls away from your teeth. These possible causes include: Gum disease Poor dental hygiene and teeth cleaning Smoking and tobacco use Teeth grinding Hormonal fluctuations Brushing your teeth with too much force If there are certain lifestyle factors […]

What causes Sensitive Teeth?

If you have sensitive teeth, you should visit our dentists for an evaluation. We can find the cause of the sensitivity and determine the most effective treatment for alleviating it. Some of the possible causes include: Gum recession Cracked tooth Eroded tooth enamel Infected tooth pulp Brushing too aggressively with your toothbrush can cause gum […]

Your Diet and Your Dental Health

Although you must meet with a nutrition specialist or other health professional to know the best foods for your dental and overall health, some of the food-related aspects of dental hygiene include: How often you eat: Every time you snack, the bacteria in your mouth convert the sugar on your teeth into acid. Thus, each […]

Oral Health Tips for the Holidays

For many of us, the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is filled with festive foods, beverages and celebrations. Dental hygiene and teeth cleaning is important year-round, but during the holidays, you may be enjoying rich, sugary foods and beverages that aren’t part of your normal diet. If you’re worried about how these festive […]

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