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What Does "Preventative Care" Mean in Dentistry?

When you're a kid, losing teeth is fun. If you're lucky, you'll get a visit from the tooth fairy, but even if she doesn't have time to stop by your house, you'll still get the esteemed privilege of showing people that huge gap where you proudly…
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The Awesome Benefits of Fluoride

Although it is just a simple mineral, fluoride has the power to strengthen tooth enamel and prevent tooth decay. Adults and children alike can benefit from drinking water enriched with fluoride and properly using a fluoride-rich toothpaste each…

10 Foods That Are Bad For Your Teeth

If you're like most people, maintaining a healthy smile is important to you. But did you know that there are certain foods beverages that are bad for your teeth? Following are 10 of them. Citrus Citrus contains serious amounts of acid, and…

Treatments for Tooth Enamel Loss

Teeth grinding, aggressive brushing, abrasive foods, and acidic beverages can all take a toll on your tooth enamel. This thin, hard layer of protective material shields your teeth from painful temperatures and safeguards them while you’re…

Causes of Tooth Pain

If you have sudden or chronic pain tooth pain, it’s important that you get it diagnosed as soon as possible. Some causes of tooth pain are very temporary and not serious. Other reasons can be very serious and require the services of a professional…

Why might I need Porcelain Veneers?

An increasing number of people are seeking cosmetic dentistry procedures as a way to preserve and enhance the natural beauty of their smiles. Several types of dental veneer are available, but the most popular types are composite and veneer.…

Dental Emergencies

Got a toothache that won’t go away? Cracked a tooth or lost a crown?These are dental emergencies that should be addressed as soon as possible. First Dental Family and Cosmetic Dentistry are here to help, but it’s important that you contact…

Key to Preventing Cavities

When your teeth are not as clean as they should be, you have a higher risk of developing cavities. This common yet serious dental problem occurs when your teeth end up with decay. Over time, cavities can lead to serious infections and tooth…

When Should I Consider it a Dental Emergency?

A dental emergency occurs when you have an injury, infection or something else that poses an immediate threat to your teeth, mouth or supporting tissues. When you have a dental emergency, you need to seek medical attention right away to ensure…

Anesthesia in Dentistry: An Overview

Dentists use different types of anesthesia to ensure comfort and pain-free dental treatment for certain procedures. For some patients experiencing dental fear or dental anxiety, sedatives may also be administered alongside anesthesia to help…