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Vitamin C For Your Mouth

Vitamin C is Crucial for Oral Health Find out how to get enough in your diet. Vitamin C has long been known to be beneficial to oral health. In the 1800s, British sailors used to receive daily rations of lime juice aboard long sea voyages to ensure the health of their crews—thus preventing the dreaded disease known as scurvy. Though they didn't understand the mechanism for the improvement, we now [...]

Vitamin C For Your Mouth2022-03-22T08:00:49-07:00

Sensitivity: Causes and Treatment for Teeth

When teeth hurt, you know something is not right. It may be a minor cavity or infection, but one of the common varieties of dental pain is tooth sensitivity. And anyone who experiences it knows it isn't fun. Sensitivity may occur when drinking or eating hot or cold liquids or foods, or whenever pressure is applied when chewing. This recurring pain may be a minor annoyance or a major distraction. [...]

Sensitivity: Causes and Treatment for Teeth2021-12-14T08:00:19-08:00

9 Worst Foods For Teeth

Some of the Worst Foods Aren't What You Expect If you're like many Americans, you're more concerned than ever about trying to eat healthily. As well as eating nutritious foods that are good for your overall health, be sure to avoid the foods that are the worst for your teeth. At the very least, make yourself aware of their potential drawbacks so you can minimize your exposure, as well as [...]

9 Worst Foods For Teeth2021-08-24T08:00:07-07:00

Know Your Teeth, Inside and Out!

Learn Your Tooth Anatomy, Shape, and Function Teeth differ in shape depending on their function & position in the mouth. On the inside, however, they all share the same basic anatomy. Parts of a Tooth Crown: the visible, chewing portion of the tooth. Root: the portion of the tooth hidden by the gums, it anchors the tooth into the jawbone. (The root makes up about two-thirds of the total length [...]

Know Your Teeth, Inside and Out!2021-01-26T08:00:24-08:00

Getting Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain Veneers to Enhance Your Teeth Repair minor imperfections or completely transform your smile! Porcelain veneers are one of the ways cosmetic dentistry can make your teeth look great! We can use a single veneer to fix minor imperfections, or completely transform your smile with veneers on all your prominent visible teeth. Nobody (but your dentist) knows the shape of teeth underneath. Or their irregularities. Or their stains. For a [...]

Getting Porcelain Veneers2020-12-22T08:00:52-08:00

Do You Use Chewable Vitamin C?

Less is More Where would we be without our vitamin C? Everyone agrees it's a crucial nutrient that provides many health benefits. And in dentistry, it plays an important role in the healing process, especially in soft tissue such as gums. But vitamin C, being acidic, can actually do damage if consumed in chewable form. Too many chews and tooth enamel literally dissolves. A single chewable tablet won't hurt, but [...]

Do You Use Chewable Vitamin C?2019-09-03T08:00:18-07:00

Coping with Cracked Tooth Syndrome

If there's anything good to be said about a broken tooth, it's that the cause of the problem is pretty obvious. The same can't always be said when a tooth develops a crack, which can be sometimes too small to even be seen with the naked eye. In fact, researchers have compiled case histories to develop a "cracked tooth syndrome" profile. Who? The potential for crack rises with age. Past [...]

Coping with Cracked Tooth Syndrome2019-07-02T08:00:16-07:00

Vending Machines: Cavity Dispensers

Vending machines put out all kinds of stuff. But vending machines at work or school can dispense cavities right along with the candy and soda pop that we love so much in afternoon pick-me-ups. So-called soft drinks don't do teeth any favors. Not even diet soda. That's because sugar isn't the real culprit. It's carbonic acid—the stuff that gives soft drinks their fizzy bubbles can be deadly to tooth enamel. [...]

Vending Machines: Cavity Dispensers2017-07-18T00:00:26-07:00

Ask About MI Paste

MI Paste, a calcium-phosphate remineralizing paste, is a safe and effective way to treat a variety of oral health conditions. It may also be the most effective way to reduce cavities in mature adults, especially when combined with the use of high-fluoride toothpastes. MI Paste can be used to: Reduce high oral acid levels, either from drinking too many soft drinks or from pregnancy Reverse tooth sensitivity before and after [...]

Ask About MI Paste2017-04-25T00:00:40-07:00

Baby Teeth and Teething

Being mammals, we sport two sets of teeth, the primaries and the permanent. Assuming Mom has already lent strength to her baby's teeth during pregnancy—beginning from week seven of prenatal life—teeth grow through two stages. In the first permutation, teeth take shape; in the second, the cells are actually transformed to perform different functions. All this is percolating as you enjoy pickles and ice cream. When your baby is born, [...]

Baby Teeth and Teething2016-08-09T00:00:34-07:00
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