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For decades, fluoride has been used in the United States to ensure good dental health and shining smiles. Fluoride is a vital component in maintaining strong teeth and dental fluoride is a concentrated form, applied by dental professionals. Although most Americans know that fluoride plays a role in preventing tooth decay, you may have questions about fluoride treatments from your dentist. What is Fluoride? Fluoride is a mineral...

The era of consumer choice is upon us. It used to be that the biggest decision in buying a toothbrush had to do with the firmness of the bristles. Now there is a great variety of both manual and electric models. The question for most people is whether or not the added cost of an electric toothbrush is worth the money. The Differences Between Them A manual toothbrush...

Many people would love to have whiter teeth, and there are safe and effective ways to make that happen. Teeth whitening can be done in the dentist's office or it can be done at home through over-the-counter teeth whitening treatments. How To Whiten Teeth: Toothpaste Nowadays, toothpastes have tooth whiteners that take the stains of coffee, tea and other substances from the teeth. They do this through abrasives...

Many people want to have radiant white teeth and beautiful smiles. This is why teeth whitening products and procedures are so incredibly popular. When you visit the drugstore, you may notice that shelves are lined with products for whitening your teeth. Dental clinics also offer services for enhancing the whiteness of teeth. To get the most effective and safe results, consider the information presented here. What Are...

When we think about osteoporosis, a condition in which bones become less dense and are more likely to fracture, we tend to think about broken hips and wrists, not dental health. However, oral health and osteoporosis are linked. This disease can affect tooth loss, the strength of the jaw line and the success of dental implant procedures. An Overview of Osteoporosis Osteoporosis occurs naturally over time and affects...

Learning about the Dental Cone CT Machine If you're a patient of a dentist in Salt Lake City, Utah is you were told you need a cone beam CT scan taken, you might think you're going to take part in some type of science fiction experiment. Technology is always improving and many dentists in Salt Lake City are taking advantage of what the cone beam CT...

While other cancers such as breast cancer, lung cancer and even colon cancer receive a large amount of attention, oral cancer is a disease that can radically alter a patient's life. It tends to have one of the higher mortality rates when left unchecked, which means regular mouth cancer exams play a vital part in long-term patient survival. As a dentist, we offer oral examinations of the...

Taking care of your teeth enables you to keep them and lets you enjoy a healthy smile longer. There are a number of foods that will hurt your teeth, and soda has to be one of the worst of them. Drinking soda has become a favorite drink of many Americans, and that is why so many have soda cavities. Why Soda Is So Bad for Your Teeth Soft...

Dentist Sedation: What to Expect The fear of going to the dentist is shared by many people. Let's be honest, the the sound of the drill or the sterile office setting can be unnerving. It is important that people overcome their fear of going to the dentist. Poor oral hygiene can lead to many serious health issues. In order to overcome the fear of the dentist,...

We've all suffered through that killer headache, but did you ever wonder how that pain in your head could be linked to problems in your mouth? There can be a strong correlation between headaches and teeth. In other words, your headache just may be a dental problem in disguise. Most people would never think to associate the two, but these examples show the connection. Sleep Grinder Alert Take...