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Unraveling the Mystery - What Causes Fluorosis?

Posted on 7/15/2024 by Lemond Hunter
Ever noticed small white specks or streaks on your teeth? This could be fluorosis, a common condition caused by excessive fluoride intake during the critical stages of tooth development. While fluoride plays a vital role in strengthening tooth enamel and preventing cavities, too much can disrupt this process and affect tooth appearance. Understanding Fluoride and Tooth Development Fluoride, naturally present in some water sources and added to many public water systems, is a trusted weapon against dental decay. When incorporated into the tooth enamel during development, it forms a...
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Give Yourself a Dental Checkup - A Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Smile

Posted on 7/1/2024 by Lemond Hunter
Maintaining good oral health is crucial for overall well-being. A healthy mouth not only allows you to eat, speak, and smile with confidence, but it also plays a vital role in your overall health. Just like any other part of your body, your teeth and gums require regular checkups and preventive care to stay healthy. This guide will serve as your personal roadmap to performing a self-dental checkup, empowering you to take an active role in maintaining a healthy smile. Examine Your Teeth Start by examining your teeth for any visible signs of damage or decay. Look for: Check Your...
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How to Model Brushing and Flossing for Your Child

Posted on 6/15/2024 by Lemond Hunter
The best way to show your child how to keep their teeth clean and healthy is to model teeth cleaning for your children. This may seem like a small thing, but for children, watching and imitating their parents is one of the ways they learn. Here are some tips to model correct brushing and flossing techniques for your child. Why the Proper Technique Is So Important You want your child to have the best tooth-cleaning techniques possible because the healthier their mouth is, the stronger their teeth will be throughout their lifetime. Teeth are at their strongest when they do not have...
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All Posts:

Unraveling the Mystery - What Causes Fluorosis?
7/15/2024
Give Yourself a Dental Checkup - A Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Smile
7/1/2024
How to Model Brushing and Flossing for Your Child
6/15/2024
How to Fix a Cracked Tooth
6/3/2024
What Is Tooth Decalcification?
5/15/2024
What Is the Labial Tooth Surface?
5/1/2024
Elevate Your Oral Hygiene with a Supercharged Tooth Brushing IQ
4/15/2024
Dive into the Tropical Oasis of Coconut Water for a Radiant Smile
4/1/2024
Baby Tooth Root Canal Therapy
3/15/2024
At What Age Do Most Children Get Braces?
3/1/2024
Can You Eat After Dental Cleaning?
2/15/2024
Can You Do an MRI with Dental Implants?
2/2/2024
How Will I Know If I am Brushing Properly?
1/15/2024
How to Protect Your Teeth During Sports
1/2/2024
Reasons To Switch To An Electric Toothbrush
12/15/2023
What Can I Expect at My Maxillofacial Appointment?
12/1/2023
Can I Eat Sugar And Have Healthy Teeth?
11/15/2023
Dental Care For Individuals With Compromised Gag Reflex
11/1/2023
What Are The Symptoms Of Damaged Dental Pulp?
10/31/2023
Does using straws really help protect teeth?
10/15/2023
Impact of Allergens on Oral Health
9/25/2023
All You Need To Know About Baby Teeth
9/11/2023
4 Myths About Dental Restorations
8/21/2023
Why Is Invisalign Less Painful Than Braces?
8/7/2023
The Effects Of Aging On Oral Health
7/24/2023
Understanding The Different Types Of Braces
7/10/2023
The Benefits of Using Interdental Brushes
6/19/2023
What Is Digital Impression
6/5/2023
6 Facts About Adult Fluoride Treatment
5/22/2023
Hate to floss? These Factors Will Influence Your Thoughts
5/8/2023
Signs of a Toothache
4/24/2023
How To Keep Your Mouth Guards
4/10/2023
How to Treat Bleeding Gums
3/20/2023
Energy Drinks And Your Teeth
3/6/2023
What is ankylosed tooth?
2/20/2023
Risk Factors for Gum Disease
2/6/2023
How Cosmetic Dentistry Improves Your Oral Health
1/23/2023
Does Chewing Gum Damage Your Teeth?
1/9/2023
Why do I need dental exams?
12/19/2022
How Often Must I Go For Dental Checkup In A Year?
12/5/2022
Anthropology and Dentistry
11/21/2022
Significance Of Senior Dental Care
11/7/2022
What Is Dental Plaque And Can I Get Rid Of It
10/24/2022
Why Should I Care About the Alignment of my Teeth?
10/10/2022
What Are the Advantages of Sedation Dentistry?
9/19/2022
How Do I Prevent Tooth Cavities?
9/5/2022
Five Behaviors That are Ruining Your Teeth
8/22/2022
Questions to ask my general dentist about oral health
8/8/2022
New Technologies In Dentistry
7/18/2022
Causes of Bad Breath
7/4/2022
Keto Diets and Bad Breath
6/20/2022
The Link Between Lifestyle Habits and Oral Health
6/6/2022
Non Emergency Dental Problems You Should Be Aware Of
5/23/2022
Can I Have an Anesthetic When Pregnant
5/9/2022
Solutions for bad breath
4/25/2022
Is It Necessary to See a Dental Health Professional?
4/11/2022
Dental Emergency
3/21/2022
What Happens When You Have An Underbite?
3/7/2022
How Bad Oral Health Can Lead To Chronic Headaches and Ear Pain
2/21/2022
Answers To Common Questions About Sleep Apnea
2/7/2022
Why you get sealants for your child
1/24/2022
Overview of Invisalign
1/10/2022
Common Causes for Bleeding Gums-and How to Treat Them
12/23/2021
The Benefits of Dental Sealants?
12/10/2021
What You Need to Know Before Jaw Surgery
11/22/2021
Tips for Making Flossing More Effective
11/8/2021
Nuts Are a Healthy Way to Help Clean Your Teeth Between Brushing
10/25/2021
How to Treat Bleeding Gums at Home
10/11/2021
Tips for Improving Brushing Technique
9/21/2021
Dental Conditions That Can Form Due to Stress
9/6/2021
Inflammation in Your Sinuses Can Lead to a Toothache
8/23/2021
Reasons Your Teeth May Be Turning Yellow
8/9/2021
Have an Event Coming Up? We Can Help Get Your Smile Ready!
7/26/2021
Brush Before Your Appointment with Us So We Can See if You Miss Anything
7/12/2021
Can a Dental Veneer Cover all Oral Imperfections?
6/21/2021
Light Colored Drinks Still Have the Ability to Stain Your Teeth
6/7/2021
Gum Pain Can Signal Problems with Your Teeth
5/24/2021
Tips if You Have Sensitive Teeth
5/10/2021
Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth?
4/26/2021
When Is Unwaxed Floss the Best Option?
4/12/2021
What We Can Do to Treat Cavities Between Your Teeth
3/22/2021
Stress Has Several Impacts on Your Oral Health
3/8/2021
How to Tell When You Filling Should Be Replaced
2/22/2021
Do You Make These Common Toothbrush Mistakes?
2/8/2021
Which Snacks Do You Want Around for Healthy Teeth?
1/18/2021
What pH Should Your Mouth Have If It Is Health?
1/4/2021
What pH Should Your Mouth Have If It Is Health?
1/4/2021
The Problems with Not Making Oral Health Just As Important As Your Overall Health
12/21/2020
Take Your Oral Health Seriously and Make Sure It is a Top Priority
12/7/2020
Wearing a Mouthguard to Improve Sleeping
11/16/2020
Which Drinks Can Improve the Health of Your Gums?
11/2/2020
What Exercise Has to Do with the Health of Your Mouth
10/19/2020
Tips to Avoid Stains on New Composite Fillings
10/5/2020
Why Ignoring Dental Cracks Is So Dangerous
9/21/2020
Why Do Some People Get Lots of Cavities?
9/7/2020
Are There Any Natural Breath Fresheners?
8/24/2020
Why Is Milk Recommended for Storing a Dislodged Tooth?
8/10/2020
Reasons to Replace a Toothbrush Before It Gets Worn Out
7/23/2020
What Is Oral Thrush
7/7/2020
Is Scaling and Root Planing a Painful Process?
6/22/2020
Why Homeopathic DIY Dental Solutions Should Be Avoided
6/8/2020
Have you Ever Heard of Dental Debridement?
3/20/2020
How Rinsing with a Mouthwash After Brushing Benefits Your Teeth
3/10/2020
How the Sinuses Can Lead to Pain in the Upper Jaw and Teeth
2/20/2020
Are Your Teeth Causing Your Migraines?
2/10/2020
Do People Eating Low Carb Diets Have To Worry About Extra Dental Problems?
1/20/2020
Does Seaweed Do Anything to Boost Oral Health When It Is Part of Your Diet?
1/10/2020
Do You Really Need to Get Annual X-Rays?
12/20/2019
Dangers of Letting Your Mouth Dry Out
12/10/2019
Can You Feel When a Dental Filling Becomes Loose?
11/20/2019
Best Filling Options for Front Teeth with Cavities
11/10/2019
Why Do Athletes Tend to Get More Gum Disease?
10/20/2019
Are There Secrets to Always Having Pleasant Breath?
10/10/2019
Top Reasons We Use Suction Tools When Cleaning Your Teeth
9/20/2019
Times Where You Need to Get Panoramic X-rays
9/10/2019
Oral Health Changes You Can Start Making Today
8/20/2019
How to Eat When You Have a Toothache Until We Can See You
8/10/2019
Understanding the Importance of Biofilm
7/20/2019
Uncommon Causes of Bad Breath
7/10/2019
Did You Know We Can Help When You Decide to Quit Smoking?
6/20/2019
Dental Implants Can Greatly Boost Confidence
6/10/2019
Should You Brush Your Teeth in Circles or Lines?
5/20/2019
How to Keep Your Lips from Cracking?
5/10/2019
Can Crowns Become Loose?
4/20/2019
Best Ways to Learn How to Be Proactive About Your Oral Health
4/10/2019
Loose Teeth as an Adult Signifies a Problem with Your Oral Health
3/20/2019
Let Us Help You When You Have Dental Questions Instead of Looking Them Up Online
3/10/2019
Signs Your Fillings Are Coming Loose
2/20/2019
How Sinus Pressure Can Impact Your Teeth
2/10/2019
Foods That Can Freshen Your Breath
1/20/2019
Eating a Rainbow Diet Can Help Your Oral Health Improve
1/10/2019
What Enamel Does for Your Teeth Aside from Protecting Them
12/20/2018
What Dry Mouth Can Do to Your Teeth
12/10/2018
Can You Make it To Where Your Teeth Are Less Sensitive to Heat?
11/20/2018
There Are Several Benefits that Come with Conscious Sedation
11/10/2018
How to Keep Your Mouth Healthy with Partials
10/20/2018
How to Keep Your Mouth Clean Following Pocket Reduction
10/10/2018
Mouth Guards Can Improve Your Sleep
9/20/2018
Medications That Cause Discolored Teeth
9/10/2018
What We Look for During Oral Cancer Screenings
8/20/2018
What We Look At During Dental Exams
8/10/2018
How to Ease Jaw Aches When Your TMJ Gets Inflamed
7/20/2018
Brushing Before Going to Sleep Is Necessary for Good Oral Health
7/10/2018
What is It about Sports Drinks that Harm Your Teeth?
6/10/2018
"Types of Problems That Fall Under the Category of Dental Emergencies"
5/20/2018
Types of Dental Bridges You Can Get
5/10/2018
Making Brushing Easier When You Struggle with Arthritis
4/20/2018
How Much of Your Teeth Are Situated Below the Gums?
4/10/2018
What Options Do You Have for a Gap in Your Front Teeth?
3/25/2018
What is the Difference between Power Flossers and Water Flossers?
3/15/2018
What Type of Oral Health Goals Do You Have?
2/23/2018
What to Do When a Tooth Comes in Crooked
2/13/2018
Why You Need to Replace Your Toothbrush When a Cold Sore Erupts
1/25/2018
Why You Need to Limit Drinking Acidic Beverages
1/15/2018
Types of Cracks Best Covered by Veneers
12/23/2017
Tooth Pain and Fevers Usually Signify a Dental Abscess
12/13/2017
Is There Any Benefit to Making Homemade Toothpaste?
11/27/2017
How Your Gag Reflex Impacts Your Dental Visits
11/17/2017
The Importance of Not Using a Hard Bristled Toothbrush
10/25/2017
The Damage That Can Come from Sucking on Candies and Cough Drops
10/15/2017
How Stress Affects Gum Disease
9/27/2017
How Long After a Cleaning Should You Wait to Eat?
9/17/2017
Why Your Toothbrush and Dishwasher Should be Best Friends
8/25/2017
Why You Should Go to the Dentist if Your Gum is Sore to the Touch
8/15/2017
Why Are People Afraid of Root Canals?
7/30/2017
Do You Brush Your Tongue Often Enough?
7/23/2017
Why Eating a Sweet Treat Could Cause Your Teeth to Hurt
6/25/2017
Why Do You Wait to Brush After Anything Acidic?
6/15/2017
There's More to Cosmetic Dentistry Than Whitening
5/30/2017
The Weather Can Affect the Way Your Teeth Feel
5/20/2017
The Beating Your Teeth Take When You Have an Oral Piercing
4/27/2017
Talking to Your Dentist About Having a Filling Replaced
4/17/2017
Why You Want to Indulge in Strawberries As A Spring Time Snack
3/30/2017
Why Chewing Vegetables is So Good for Your Oral Health
3/20/2017

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