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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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Should I whiten my teeth?

 This is one of most common questions I routinely get asked.  Teeth whitening works by application of a special, concentrated amount of  peroxide to the teeth. This allows the pores of the teeth to open and allow the whitening to … 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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Ummm- what more can I say,,,Nobody likes floss…

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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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Facts About Pacifiers

                  From a child’s first six months to the age of 2, pacifiers can benefit an infant in many ways.  Pacifiers aid in the development of jaw muscles, decrease chances of sudden infant death syndrome, and is used for its … Continue reading

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Emergency Steps for Saving a Knocked-Out Tooth

More than 5 million teeth are knocked out every year.  Both adults and children are at risk. With proper emergency action, a tooth that had been entirely knocked out of its socket often can be successfully replanted and last for … Continue reading

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