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Is all candy bad for your teeth?
Posted on 4/1/2014 by Doug Admin
Q. Is all candy bad for your teeth? A. Yes, most types of candy will harm your teeth. The decay rate is dependent on many key factors: the plaque buildup of cavity forming bacteria; low pH; lack of minerals(Calcium,fluoride ions); the consumption of sticky retentive food; the morphology of the teeth (familial genetics); lack of saliva flow (xerostomia); lack of brushing...

Why would I choose cosmetic fillings over amalgam silver fillings?
Posted on 3/1/2014 by Doug Admin
For environmental reasons, we recommend cosmetic fillings, which are considered the greener choice. Cosmetic fillings have already been accepted as the better choice by many countries including Europe, which completely banned the use of amalgam fillings about ten years ago. As silver fillings age in a tooth, the non-precious metals will rust and stain your teeth internally, creating a darker...

Is there a process that whitens teeth and lasts for the rest of one's life?
Posted on 2/1/2014 by Doug Admin
Q: I heard that there is a process that whitens teeth which lasts for the rest of one's life. Is this true and if so, what is the cost? Does it work on sensitive teeth and how many "applications" are necessary? - Heidi L. A: Great question Heidi!! Sounds like you're really interested in enhancing your smile or you know someone who would benefit. If you could whiten your smile in the most...
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