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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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Ummm- what more can I say,,,Nobody likes floss…

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