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Sensitive Teeth Care

Posted on September 13th, 2019 By admin

There’s nothing more annoying or frustrating when a meal or a snack comprised of colder items is before you and you forget just how sensitive your teeth are. A conversation or train of thought is sharply interrupted as a brief, painful sensation sends a shockwave through your mouth that causes an involuntary and unattractive facial twitch.

As much as you may want to block that feeling out right now, hold on to it. Remember it. You should not have to constantly put up with this recurring dental experience. Let’s take a look at some easy first steps to getting future long-lasting relief from teeth sensitivity.

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Can you Overbrush Your Teeth?

Posted on September 4th, 2019 By admin

When the man or woman behind the mask at the dentist office tells you to floss and brush your teeth more often while they are carrying a sharp metal tool in their hand, it’s pretty hard to refuse their command. So you may heed their advice and diligently floss and brush your teeth each day, oftentimes more than that…about a month before your next visit. With confidence, you open your mouth again before them and a strange utterance comes out of their mouth…you’ve actually overbrushed! How could that even be possible? Overbrushing in technical terms is known as toothbrush abrasion, and it is a result of improperly brushing your teeth.

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Bruxism and Teeth Grinding

Posted on July 26th, 2019 By admin

 What is Bruxism?

Bruxism is the medical term for grinding and clenching your teeth. The problem with this is that over time this can wear away at the enamel of your teeth. This can make brushing your teeth harder since your teeth will likely be sensitive. Over time this can even lead to TMJ, and jaw pain. In severe cases, it is possible for teeth to chip and this would require restorative dental work. The problem is that many people only grind their teeth during the night when they are sleep, which means it can be tough to stop. The good thing is that the dentist will be able to spot the signs of bruxism, and can help you prevent it!

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What Your Tongue Says About Your Health

Posted on July 19th, 2019 By admin

When you think of oral health, do you think about your tongue? The tongue is an important part of your mouth, and can tell you a lot about your health! Your tongue obviously is important for taste and allowing you to swallow your food. But it also allows your dentist a clue as to your overall health! Here are what colors of the tongue can mean!

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Botox and Dentistry?

Posted on July 12th, 2019 By admin

When many people think about Botox, they think of middle-aged people trying to stay looking young. But this isn’t actually the case! Botox is actually the most popular cosmetic procedure around and almost seven and a half million injections were performed in 2018. Recently dentists have started to be part of this rise in popularity, and we think that it is the next big thing!

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Summer Snacks to Avoid

Posted on July 5th, 2019 By admin

Summer is a wonderful opportunity to spend time with friends and family. Which often involves food and drinks! But some of these snacks can be hard on your teeth. So in this blog, we are going to give you some ideas and alternatives that are less hard on your teeth!

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