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Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Determining the Right Whitening Approach is Key to Brightening a Dull Smile
...It can occur during tooth development, as with childhood overexposure to fluoride or from the antibiotic tetracycline...

Getting the Full Picture of Your Decay Risk Leads to Better Prevention Strategies
...If enamel strength is a problem we can topically apply fluoride; we can also reduce chronic bacterial levels with prescription rinses...

Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...But the ADA stands by its recommendations for maintaining good oral health: Brush twice a day for two minutes with fluoride toothpaste; visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and checkups; and clean between teeth once a day with an interdental cleaner like floss...

Baby Your Teeth and Gums During Pregnancy
... TLC for Your Oral Environment Brushing twice daily with fluoride toothpaste and flossing or using another interdental cleaner at least once daily is your first-line defense again bacteria buildup...

Brushing and Flossing Hard to Do? Consider Your 'Power' Options
... It doesn’t take much to manually perform them — a quality soft-bristle toothbrush, fluoride toothpaste and string floss...

4 Foods That Are Good for Both Your Mouth and Your Body
...Black tea also contains fluoride, which has been proven to strengthen enamel against acid attack...

Fluoridated Drinking Water Helps Curb Tooth Decay Safely
...No—the CDC is referring to the addition of fluoride to drinking water to prevent tooth decay...