What is the best way to use fluoride?

Q. Why are dentists always recommending more fluoride? Doesn’t my regular toothpaste already have fluoride in it? A.  Yes, your normal toothpaste contains fluoride.  Most city water systems have fluoride added to them also.  For some people, this amount of fluoride is sufficient.  For others that are more prone to decay, a higher level of… Continue reading

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Am I Brushing Too Hard?

Q. My dentists over the years have told me that my gums are receding and that my teeth have notched near my gums because I am brushing too hard.  I don’t think that I brush too hard.  How do I know if this is the reason for my worsening condition? A.  While heavy handed brushing… Continue reading

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What are YOU drinking?

What you drink has a significant impact on the health of your teeth and gums.  Below are a few misconceptions about how your beverage choice affects your dental health.  Also, check out how your favorite beverage stacks up in the chart below. I only drink juice, flavored waters and teas, so my teeth will be okay! WRONG!… Continue reading

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