Posts Tagged ‘Cavities’

Digital X-rays

Monday, February 26th, 2018

Why do dentists take radiographs?  To see if there is anything going on in between the teeth. Our office using digital x-ray sensors that have a minimal amount of radiation. Your overall health is important to us.

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! Time to come in for a check up or first visit. Kids should have their first visit to the dentist around 1 years of age. The first visit is important to talk about what to do as your child grows and to start the stages for a healthy […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Our Dental Office

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

Our dental office would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. Enjoy the fresh snow and be safe this wonderful time of year!

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Tooth Colored vs Silver Fillings

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

What are the different types of filling materials? Well there are two major types of fillings that are typically done composite and amalgam. Composite fillings come in multiple different shades to best match the tooth or teeth they are being used on. Composite filling are often referred to as tooth colored fillings. Amalgam fillings have […]

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When to save a tooth, when its time to say goodbye.

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Chewing on your favorite sandwich and all of a sudden “Crunch” a part of your tooth breaks off. Now what? Well time to visit the dentist and find out what it will take to keep or save your tooth So when should you save a tooth and when should you say adios? As a dentist […]

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Dental Sealants

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Sealants prevent cavities from forming in the grooves of teeth which is one of the main areas cavities start. The best time for sealants is when the teeth first erupt. Children’s Dental Care Step 1. When a sealant is performed on a tooth we start by isolating the tooth.    Step 2. Once the tooth is […]

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Dental Emergencies and What To Do

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Dental emergencies can be very uncomfortable and painful but even worse some can be life threatening. Dealing with the head and neck it is important to seek care immediately when a problem arises. The biggest risk of a dental problem is swelling. Whether from a broken tooth or periodontal disease swelling of the face can […]

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New Year New Teeth! Cleaner Teeth!

Monday, January 26th, 2015

With all the New Years Resolutions that focus on a healthier lifestyle its time to consider your oral hygiene habits. Let’s be frank do you brush and floss as often as you should? Small improvements now will have a huge impact on the longevity of your teeth. So lets set some realistic goals ideally you […]

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Preventing tooth decay with help from Vitamin D

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

We recently had a patient concerned about the number of new cavities they had. Looking at their medical history to see what had changed we noted vitamin D supplements had been added recently. So the question came up, can low vitamin D lead to cavities? Further research into the top lead us to the conclusion […]

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Sip all day. Your teeth will pay! Avoiding Cavities

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Sip all day. Your teeth will pay! In order to avoid damaging those pearly whites, maintaining healthy oral care is of the up most importance. Our culture today is an extremely fast paced society that turns to sugary beverages more often than not. . Because of lacking energy, it’s an addiction, maybe a kick start […]

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