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Is Tooth Bonding Right For Me?

Is Tooth Bonding Right For Me?

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You may have heard of bonding – also called dental bonding, tooth bonding, or bonded restoration – a treatment option that can smooth over imperfections and even brighten your teeth. But – is it right for you? Here’s a look … Continue reading

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What’s the Best Mouthwash?

What’s the Best Mouthwash?

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Walk down the dental aisle of any pharmacy and quickly you will be overwhelmed with choice. You’ll find mouthwashes for whiter teeth and a brighter smile to healthier gums and fresher breath – fads ebb and flow in the dental … Continue reading

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Do Dental Fillings Have to Be Silver?

Do Dental Fillings Have to Be Silver?

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Silver Colored Fillings are the Most Common Type But they are not the only type of dental fillings available. Read on to learn more… That cavity that has been causing you tooth pain is most likely going to be filled … Continue reading

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Root Resorption associated with Orthodontics

Root Resorption associated with Orthodontics

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The last type of resorption that we’ll discuss is that which occurs during orthodontic tooth movement. Root resorption or ‘shortening of the roots’ occurs in nearly all cases of orthodontics, but is so insignificant that it may not be possible … Continue reading

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Acid Erosion and its Effects on the Oral Cavity – Part Four

Acid Erosion and its Effects on the Oral Cavity – Part Four

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Our last blog on the subject of ‘Acid Erosion and its Effects on the Oral Cavity’ was posted on November 22nd, 2016. It may be helpful to reread this blog as this next one is a continuation. In this blog, … Continue reading

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Ph of the Mouth – Part One

Ph of the Mouth – Part One

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In the past few blogs we discussed acid reflux and its effects on the oral cavity. It is important to touch on the topic of ‘ph of the mouth’ as this is a factor which may contribute to the erosion … Continue reading

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Acid Reflux and its Effects on the Oral Cavity – Part Three

Acid Reflux and its Effects on the Oral Cavity – Part Three

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It’s not only stomach acids that can be damaging to your teeth… In this blog we will look at how one’s diet, salivary flow and exercise can affect their teeth as well. Diet Consider the following: Acidic drinks i.e. citric … Continue reading

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Acid Reflux and its Effects on the Oral Cavity – Part Two

Acid Reflux and its Effects on the Oral Cavity – Part Two

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Welcome to part two of the series. Let’s begin by looking at the intra-oral effects of stomach acids entering the oral cavity: -Sour taste upon wakening. -Dysphagia (difficulty, discomfort or pain upon swallowing). -Increased salivation. -Sensitive teeth. -Mouth pain/irritation (raw … Continue reading

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Acid Reflux and its Effects on the Oral Cavity – Part One

Acid Reflux and its Effects on the Oral Cavity – Part One

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In a previous blog, we briefly touched on the effects of acid reflux and how it relates to sleep apnea: “Sleep Apnea, Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disorder and Laryngopharyngeal Reflux,” posted on Feb 12th, 2014. In this series, we will discuss: … Continue reading

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Severely Decayed Teeth

Severely Decayed Teeth

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The consequences of tooth decay can be quite serious depending on how severe the decay is. Re Cap In a previous blog, “Dental anatomy 101,” posted on August 5th, 2016, we looked at the anatomy of the tooth i.e. the … Continue reading

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