Are you dreading an upcoming root canal procedure? You’re not alone. The words make our patients cringe almost every time we suggest the solution, but there’s really nothing to fear; root canal operations just have rotten reputations! The purpose of this post is to drill through the bad rumors and get down to the truth of the matter, so you know exactly what not to worry about for your appointment. Root Canal Treatments Do NOT Cause Pain. Let’s address the most popular rumor
10 Reasons You’re Getting Cavities Unfortunately, there are plenty of ways we can put our teeth at risk for cavities every single day. Below are the top ten methods and culprits to avoid! Poor Oral Hygiene: To have good oral hygiene you should be brushing your teeth regularly, flossing regularly, brushing your tongue, and using mouth wash. Brushing and flossing teeth should be done at least twice a day – if not after every meal. Doing these things will greatly decrease your r
Five Uncommon Ways to Prevent Cavities Eat Candy We have all been told the opposite of this, but by choosing sugar-free candies; such as lollipops or mints you are not hurting your teeth. In fact, you may be helping them, especially if the candy chosen is sweetened with xylitol. Xylitol can help fight cavities and prevent tooth decay. Be Cheesy A recent study observed 68 people ages 12 to 15, and the authors viewed the plaque’s pH in their mouths before and after they ate che
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