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  • 7 Worst Beverages for Your Teeth

    The best drink for your teeth is water. Neutral pH, hydrating, and nonstaining. But we know you’re tempted to drink something else from time to time. But if you’re going to drink, do it in a way that’s safe for your teeth. Here’s a list of drinks to avoid or limit if you want to Read More

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  • What to Do When a Crown Is Loose

    If you have a loose dental crown, don’t panic. Dental crowns can last for years, but everything fails sometimes, and coming loose is a common problem for dental crowns. But if you respond properly, it won’t necessarily harm your tooth, and the crown can often be put back in place. Contact Your Dentist The first Read More

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  • What Is A Root Canal?

    A root canal is a procedure that is used to preserve an infected and threatened tooth. By removing the infected tooth nerve and replacing it with an inert material, the tooth is preserved. How a Root Canal Works A root canal is necessary when the bacteria that live in your mouth and cause cavities have Read More

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  • Is Fluoride Good For You?

    Fluoride is like anything else: it’s good for you in appropriate doses. In doses that are too large, it can be poisonous, especially for children. At appropriate doses, fluoride can strengthen your teeth, preventing cavities and infected teeth. Studies show that people who spent most of their lives drinking fluoridated water have about 30% fewer Read More

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  • Why Do My Teeth Hurt When I Run?

    Hopefully you’re running because you enjoy the sport, and not, say, because you are being chased by a bear. The problem is, tooth pain can ruin any activity, including running. So why does tooth pain often come from running. Increased Sensitivity The most common reasons why your teeth might hurt while running is because your Read More

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  • Can Cavities Go Unnoticed?

    Cavities are always painful, right? This makes them easy to detect. If you don’t hurt, you don’t have a cavity. If only it were that simple . . . The truth is that cavities can be very difficult to detect, especially for you. You may not experience any pain from a cavity until the decay Read More

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