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Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have

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Taking Steps Against Periodontal Disease

What can you do to avoid periodontal disease and the increased risks to your health? Here are some answers for you: Step 1. At-home Care This part is simple and easy to follow. Be sure to brush your teeth at least twice each day for two minutes with a soft-bristled toothbrush. It is optimal to

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How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account

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Gum Disease: Age and Gender

While everyone is vulnerable to gum disease–men, women, and children–research has shown that men tend to have a higher risk of gum disease. Why? Perhaps because they are not seeing a dentist regularly or are not as consistent with good oral hygiene habits. Let’s take a closer look at periodontitis in men, women, and children.

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What Happens When I Forget to Floss?

Our team strongly encourages everyone to floss daily, but do you ever wonder why? Well, flossing is vital for top-notch oral health and smiles. It can help you and your oral health in more ways than you might realize. This means that if you forget to floss, your smile can also suffer. Forgetting to floss

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Oral Hygiene Success: Endodontics

Are you familiar with endodontics and what it entails? Endodontics is a form of dentistry that is dedicated to caring for the inner workings of a tooth. If for any reason you have suffered pulp damage or damage to your roots, you will need to visit our dentist so that the appropriate treatments can be

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Tips to Enhance the Success of Your Dental Implant

We are pleased to offer dental implants as an option to help you restore your smile. If you are considering having a dental implant placed to restore a tooth gap, we can provide further information to help you keep it in good shape. Our team is happy to offer some dental implant tips to help

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To Implant or Not to Implant?

A smile is one of the most important aspects of your physical appearance. In fact, some would say it’s the most important part of it. Regardless of what you think, a smile is hugely important in how you and other perceive yourself. That means that if you lose teeth, or have other aesthetic problems, you’ll

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The Importance of Orthodontic Care

Did you know having your smile cared for by an orthodontist can save you from oral health problems down the road? Well, it’s true! There are many reasons to improve your smile. No matter if you are upgrading your smile for looks, or for health, our orthodontist, Dr. Rush Davidson with Empire Dental Specialties in

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