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DENTAL SEALANTS

Brushing and flossing are the best ways to help prevent cavities, but it’s not always easy to clean every nook and cranny of your teeth – especially those back teeth which are rough, uneven and a favorite place for leftover food and cavity-causing bacteria to hide. Still, there’s another safety net to help keep those teeth clean. It’s called a sealant,…

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TOOTHBRUSHES

There have been multiple studies comparing the effectiveness of manual brushes as opposed to electric brushes. Although not all electric brushes are the same, these studies conclude that in general electric brushes are more efficient in controlling plaque than manual brushes. Theoretically, you can do a very good brushing with a regular hand brush, but the movements of an electric…

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PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

Even though children often seem as just small adults, their patience and cooperation can be largely compromised during a dental exam. Pediatric dentists are specifically trained to know how to examine and treat children in ways that make their experience at the dental office relaxing and fun. This is often achieved by special office equipment and decoration which is designed with children in mind. A pediatric…

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DELTA DENTAL IS CHANGING – HOW WILL IT IMPACT YOU?

You may have seen a recent Boston Globe article that discussed a major rift between dentists and the largest dental insurer, Delta Dental. In an effort to attract more budget-conscious consumers and businesses, Delta rolled out a new low-cost plan that could potentially lower the amount of money practitioners would earn per patient visit. The good news is that Boston…

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DENTAL HEALTH AND YOUR DIET

Is your diet wrecking your teeth? Although sticking to raw foods such as fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds, sounds like the healthiest choice, your oral health can suffer greatly. Despite the sugars in fruit being natural, when they make their way into your mouth, there is no difference between the sugars from fruit and the sugars from chocolate or sweets.…

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LASER TECHNOLOGY IN DENTISTRY

Dental laser is extremely effective and least invasive tool a dentist can use to provide patients with top-notch dental care. Lasers can be used for a variety of procedures, including crown lengthening, cavity detection, fillings, crown lengthening, sterilization, gum re-sculpting, as well as root canals. For surgical procedures, the laser acts as a vaporizer of tissue by delivering energy in…

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ANTI-AGING TEETH WHITENING

The easiest way of turning back the clock is to look after your teeth. The older you get the more TLC your pearly whites need. Number one contributors to a more aged appearance are stained and dark teeth. Although with time our teeth do get a bit darker naturally, there are certain things that can speed up the staining process. While the…

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WHY DENTAL IMPLANTS ARE RIGHT FOR YOU

Dental implants are a long haul arrangement compared to other treatments. Conventional, tooth-upheld dental bridges just last five to seven years, and only with legitimate care over sometimes 10 years, yet sooner or later they must be supplanted. While dental implants may require occasional maintenance, they can last and serve their purpose forever. Dental implants are the next best thing…

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PREVENTIVE DENTAL CHECKUPS ARE ESSENTIAL DURING PREGNANCY

As indicated by the latest survey, a very large percentage of women got no standard dental checkups amid their pregnancies, and half of mothers to-be with evident dental issues, such as pain for example, didn’t seek professional care since they thought that having dental issues amid pregnancy is typical, or that a dental procedure could hurt the infant. It’s very…