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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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Periodontal disease is an infection of the tissues that support your teeth. There is a very slight gap between the tooth and the gum. Periodontal diseases attack this gap and cause a breakdown in the attachment of the tooth and its supporting tissues. When the tissues are damaged, the gap develops into a pocket and,...
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Many people think that when they get older, they are going to lose their teeth and need dentures.  This couldn’t be further from the truth! Advancements in dental techniques and the increased focus on preventive dentistry means older adults are keeping their natural teeth longer than ever before. A survey by the National Institute of...
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For those of you who tend to “neglect” flossing (yes, I’m talking to you), there is an easy to use, and effective alternative to string floss with the Waterpik Water Flosser. Seventy percent of the population currently does not use floss, and those that claim they do, aren’t very effective with it. Patients who use...
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As most of my patients know, I am in love with Stim-u-dents. Now I agree that brushing and flossing have been the gold standard for dentists and patients since the beginning of time, but recently I have been introduced to Stim-u-dents, and I think they are a fantastic product that should be used in conjunction...
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