Whitening Your Teeth is So Much Safer at the Dentist

5 Ways To Minimize Tartar Development

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Tartar, which is also called calculus, can build up on the teeth in a short amount of time and cause them to appear yellow, so it is best to avoid its development in the first place.  Here are few tips to help prevent tartar development: Proper Brushing You should brush consistently two times a day for about two minutes. However, how you brush during each brushing session is important. If you use excessive force, the brush will not remove more plaque. Read More»

Questions And Answers About Dentures

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Dentures are often used to replace multiple missing teeth. Here are a few questions and answers about these prosthetic dental appliances: What are dentures made of? The false teeth of a denture are made of porcelain or acrylic resin. The teeth are attached to a base plate, and that is fashioned from metal or acrylic resin. How long do dentures last? Dentures usually last several years. However, over time, the fit of the dentures may necessitate their replacement. Read More»

3 Myths About Dentures

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As we age, getting dentures to replace our natural teeth is pretty standard. Unfortunately, many don’t understand that getting dentures is not a single, magical cure-all. Before getting (or not getting) dentures, it is important to understand what is and is not true about getting dentures. Myth #1: No More Dental Appoints Truth: While you may think that dentures eliminate most, if not all, oral health issues, you still need to visit your regular dentist at least once per year. Read More»

Avoiding Cross Contamination At The Dentist

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When you go to the dentist, you expect that the dentist along with their assistants are practicing proper personal hygiene as well as the correct office cleanliness measures. Getting sick as a result of cross contamination from germs or other microbes while at the dentist is not uncommon. Before you schedule your next appointment, keep the following things in mind so you can help protect yourself from getting sick. Check Gloves Read More»

3 Ways To Restore Your Smile By Replacing Your Lost Teeth

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If you would like to restore your smile by replacing the lost teeth in your mouth, you may be confused about the options available to you. There are multiple ways that your dentist can replace your missing teeth. Here are a few of them: Dentures Dentures are prosthetic teeth that are attached to a resin or metal plate that fits into the mouth of the patient. Since dentures are removable, a denture patient may have to become accustomed to holding the appliance in his or her mouth properly so that it does not slip or move as the patient speaks or eats. Read More»