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My Tooth Looks Black Under My Crown

Is it normal for my tooth to look black under my crown? It’s not supposed to darken. Most of the time, tooth discoloration is caused by bacteria getting in the dental crown. It can also be the result of inadequate seal on the crown. It could be a cavity. But most of the time, it’s



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How Chewing Gum Helps Fight Cavities

How Chewing Gum Helps Fight Cavities Chewing gum is often associated with breath, but now it is proven that it curbs the odds of having cavities as well People have their own reasons for chewing gum. Many use it to have good breath. Others find it a good activity to kill time or overcome their...



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How Often Should My Child See the Dentist?

How Often Should My Child See the Dentist? Parents often asked the question, “How often should my child see the dentist?” Your child should visit the dentist every 6 months for cleanings and checkups. Depending on your child’s oral health, more visits may be recommended. Fluoride treatments are also recommended twice a year to help...



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My Gums Bleed Every Morning

Many people believe that it is normal for their gums to bleed when they brush or floss their teeth. After all, dental floss can catch on the gums or catch on food particles that are underneath the gums. Brushing can be rough on the gums as well, particularly if you’re using improper brushing technique.



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Oral Care and Your Overall Health

Practicing good preventive dental care is important throughout your life, no matter what your age.  Maintaining good oral health at home along with scheduling your regular cleanings and exams will help keep your smile healthy for many years and possibly lead to better overall health. Better Oral Health May Mean Better Overall Health Improper oral...



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My Tooth Smells Bad

A tooth may begin to smell bad for a number of reasons. The most common cause of this however, is tooth decay. When bacteria in the mouth begin to feed on the tooth, they can emit an odor and the tooth smells bad. Over time, this bacteria builds up on the teeth, feeding on the...



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    My gums are turning yellow, what causes this?

    If your gums are turning yellow or are discolored, this is an indication of a serious health issue that needs to be addressed as soon as possible. In many cases, a yellow coating on your gum line is an indication that you have begun to develop gingivitis. Plaque and tartar builds up along the gum...



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    My gums bleed when I floss, what could be causing it?

    Many people believe that it is normal for their gums to bleed when they brush or floss their teeth. After all, dental floss can catch on the gums or catch on food particles that are underneath the gums. Brushing can be rough on the gums as well, particularly if you’re using improper brushing technique...



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    My Tooth Just Cracked, and it Hurts

    Teeth are one of the strongest materials produced in the human body, but they are not invincible. There are many ways for your teeth to become injured, and even crack. If your tooth cracked, it is important that you contact us immediately for evaluation and treatment. What if I can’t come in right away?...



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    Why Visit The Dentist?

    Why Visit the Dentist Your teeth are an important part of your body and keeping them clean, helps your mouth and body stay healthy. Taking care of your teeth and visiting the dentist regularly will help keep your teeth healthy and maintain an attractive smile throughout your life. How often should I visit the dentist?



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