Foods to avoid to prevent decay

In the first place, to answer the question of what foods to avoid to prevent tooth decay, we need to begin with the question of how “to prevent decay” in teeth and gums, and then what role different foods play in either making it easier – or harder – to …

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Tooth stains and how to fight them

One of the most unpleasant feelings is the desire to conceal your teeth, to clench your smile and not reveal your inner smiling self, all because of tooth stains. Smiles win the day. Smiles close the deal, seal the friendship and start the new connection or relationship off on the …

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Power toothbrush vs. Manual toothbrush

For the last 25 years, when it came to choosing a toothbrush, you have had a choice between manual and electric. The original toothbrush, our traditional manual or regular toothbrush, came out during the Depression in the 1930’s, and while often improved upon, the “toothbrush” has pretty much always been …

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How Flossing Can Improve Gum Health

Recent research has shown just how important our oral health is to our overall health, as there is mounting evidence linking poor oral health to such chronic illnesses such as Alzheimer’s, heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. That’s why we recommend taking a holistic approach to thinking about your oral health, …

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The Truth About Dental Floss Picks

When you’re flossing, do you ever find it hard to get to your back teeth? A “floss stick” makes those teeth much easier to reach. Very often, patients will ask us about dental floss picks and their place in a comprehensive dental program – and – most importantly, whether or …

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Ways To Get Your Braces Off Sooner

Straightening your teeth with braces gives you a perfect smile and healthy teeth. On average, braces are worn for 18 months to three years, but even these short timelines can feel like forever. By taking some basic steps, your braces can come off sooner rather than later. Take Care of …

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An Interview with Dr. Scott Evans

What made you become a dentist? I grew up in a dental family as my dad practiced Orthodontics. In high school I worked at a dental lab and was able to work with many doctors in the dental field. It just came natural to me. I do get the occasional …

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