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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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How Do I Get Dental Veneers?

A great smile is considered to be a trademark of happiness, health and success and so it is little wonder that so many people are turning to cosmetic dentistry in a bid to achieve teeth that are beautiful. Smile transformations take many shapes and forms and one of the most popular cosmetic solutions for improving the shape, size and overall appearance of decayed or damaged teeth is dental veneers.

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How Effective are Whitening Toothpastes?

Whenever we look in the media, we are bombarded with images of wealthy, successful individuals, with the majority having one aesthetic feature in common – beautifully white smiles. This association has significantly contributed to the placement of teeth whitening as the number one cosmetic dentistry treatment in the world today. The increasing desirability of whiter teeth has paved the way for a veritable explosion of whitening products and services on to the dental market over the last decade.



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How To Prevent Gum Disease

Many people believe that good dental health is purely about the wellbeing and appearance of your teeth. However, many people underestimate the importance of the things that keep your teeth in position and secure in your mouth – your gums and jaw bone. Unfortunately, this means that gum health is often neglected. Many dentists say that they see just as many instances of gum disease as they do of dental decay, making it one of the most prevalent oral problems today.
 



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The Importance Of Choosing The Right Toothpaste

Brushing your teeth is one of the most fundamental aspects of your at-home dental care routine. By brushing after meals, you can remove food particles that may get stuck to or between your teeth and prevent the production of plaque and dental decay that could compromise your dental health. While brushing with water alone is better than not brushing at all, you should not underestimate the importance of using toothpaste.



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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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