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It’s only September, but Halloween season is already upon us. And between now and October 31st, over 600 lbs of candy will be purchased in the US. It’s only a matter of time before some of this sugar makes its way to you. Whether you have kids or not, Halloween is the season for sugar...
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Plaque is a sticky film of bacteria that covers our teeth and, when we eat something, these bacteria release acids that attack the tooth enamel. When these attacks are repeated over time, the enamel will break down and this will eventually lead to cavities. When plaque is not removed through daily brushing and cleaning it...
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If you sometimes find the taste of something hot or cold painful on your teeth, you may suffer from sensitive teeth. Sensitive teeth is a common problem which may be caused by cavities and fractured teeth. But it can also be caused by worn tooth enamel, a cracked tooth, or an exposed tooth root. Tooth...
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Many people think that fluoride is only necessary for children’s developing teeth. But this is only partially true- Yes, children with developing teeth do benefit from topical fluoride treatments. The fluoride converts the mineral content in developing teeth to be more resistant to acid break down. But, exposure to fluoride can also reverse the development...
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