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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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You don’t have to brush after every meal? Really!

 Yes, that’s true! In fact, if you do brush after every meal , you should wait at least a ½ hour to allow for the acidic ph to come back to a more neutral state.  You should brush 2 times/day. … 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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Did you know that adult fluoride treatments can reduce decay by 30%?

Yes, it’s true! 5% Sodium Fluoride varnish, when applied to the directly to the teeth, will decrease decay. It helps remineralize the teeth and neutralize the acids that can cause cavities. The process takes as little as a few minutes … Continue reading

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