• Does Everybody Need Their Wisdom Teeth Removed?

    Although most people need their wisdom teeth removed, it’s not necessary for absolutely everyone. Often, though, because the problems that result can be serious, we may recommend removal of your wisdom teeth before we know for certain that there will be a problem. Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth? Wisdom teeth, technically called third molars, Read More

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  • What Are Teeth Made Of?

    Teeth are actually not made of a single material. They are made of 4 distinct parts: enamel, dentin, pulp, and cementum, each with a precise function. Enamel Enamel is the outer layer of the tooth, the whitish colored smooth part we’re used to seeing. Tooth enamel is 96% mineral, primarily hydroxyapatite. Hydroxyapatite is a mineral Read More

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  • How Often Should I Change My Toothbrush?

    The short answer is: more often. The American Dental Association recommends that you change your toothbrush 4 times a year (every three months), but most Americans only change their toothbrush once or twice a year. You should also change your toothbrush after suffering a bacterial illness. Why You Need to Change Your Toothbrush There are Read More

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  • Reasons Why Flossing Is Important

    Flossing is essential to maintaining your oral and general health. If you don’t floss, you are much more likely to suffer not only dental problems, but also serious health conditions that are not just expensive to treat—they are life-threatening. Why You Should Floss Dental floss cleans the space between the teeth and along the gumline. Read More

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  • Chipped Tooth or Broken Tooth

    There are many potential causes for a chipped or broken tooth, such as a fall, a fight, or even something unexpected in your food. Of course, a chipped tooth is a cosmetic problem. It will make you self-conscious about your smile. But a chipped or broken tooth can also cause practical problems as well. The Read More

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