Blog Posts in June, 2015

Pregnancy and Teeth

In a dental office, it is not uncommon for a pregnant woman to have more problems with their oral health during or after pregnancy. There is a fairly well known myth that for every child a woman has, ...
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Knowing your Benefits

A lot of people who have dental insurance don’t know much about their coverage. They just go to their dental appointments expecting their office to know what is covered and just tell them their ...
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Abscessed Teeth

An abscess is an area of pus caused by infection. There are quite a few signs and symptoms that could possibly mean you have an abscessed tooth. These symptoms include persistent throbbing, ...
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Dental Xrays. Dangerous?

This can be a very controversial topic. There are some people and doctors who would say that dental xrays are not necessary as often as they’re being taken. On the other hand, there are people ...
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Extrinsic Staining and Whitening

Chromogens are the highly pigmented compound found in darker foods and beverages that stain teeth. Tannins are also found in foods and drinks that are staining and they make it easier for the ...
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Dental Specialists

There are 9 ADA recognized types of specialists in the dental field. Your regular dentist that you see for 6 month checkups, fillings, and crowns is usually a general dentist. If you have certain ...
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Flossing Options

Compare flossing to cleaning your car; you don't just wash the sides, you wash the whole car. If you are only brushing, you are only getting two sides of the tooth, leaving a lot of the tooth ...
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Oil Pulling and Oral Health

Oil pulling seems to be the new detoxing trend lately. While it’s made it’s existence well known in the last year or so, the concept is actually over 3, 000 years old. It’s from ...
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