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What does Fluoride Varnish do?

Fluoride varnish is used to help with tooth sensitivity and tooth decay prevention, Once applied, the fluoride will last for 2-3 months. It will help decrease tooth decay by 25%. The varnish, is 5% Sodium Fluoride,  takes minutes to apply in … Continue reading

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What is tooth decay?

Tooth decay is when enamel of the tooth becomes soft and a hole is formed through it. There are various stages of decay. In early, stages of decay, the hole is initially small. One will not feel pain at this stage. … Continue reading

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Natural tooth cleaners….yum!

Did you know by just eating these foods, you help keep your teeth clean? Fresh, crunchy vegetables and fruits help naturally remove the plaque that builds up during the day. They helpespecially when you don’t have time to brush your teeth. Not only … Continue reading

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Xylitol Gum help prevent dental cavities

A tidbit for those of you who want to prevent dental cavities. Try chewing gum with Xylitol. Studies have shown that it can dramatically decrease decay. It can be found in health food stores or even Whole Foods.

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