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Good oral health involves more than just brushing. To keep your teeth and mouth healthy for a lifetime of use, there are steps that you should follow. Here’s what you should consider: 1. Understand your own oral health needs Talk with your dentist, other oral health care specialist, or hygienist about any special conditions in […]

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Several medications are available to help create more relaxed, comfortable dental visits. Some drugs control pain, some help you relax, and others put you into a deep sleep during dental treatment. You and your dentist can discuss a number of factors when deciding which drugs to use for your treatment. The type of procedure, your […]

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Although some have questioned the benefits of cleaning between your teeth, using an interdental cleaner (like floss) is an essential part of taking care of your teeth and gums. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services also said flossing is “an important oral hygiene practice” in an August 2016 statement. The American Dental Association […]

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Use toothpaste with fluoride for infants and children For children younger than 3 years, you should begin brushing a child’s teeth with fluoride toothpaste in an amount no larger than a grain of rice. For children 3 to 6 years of age, use a pea-sized amount of fluoride toothpaste. Consider sealants to prevent decay or […]

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It’s National Prosthodontics Awareness Week (NPAW)! Celebrate by Learning 8 “Smile Saving” Tips Patients want power. Prosthodontists want them to know that they’ve had it all along. Prosthodontists are specialized dentists who help restore missing or broken teeth with dental implants, crowns, bridges, veneers and by other means. Around the world, people are currently celebrating […]

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Full mouth restoration with Doral Family Dentistry is an excellent way to remedy a variety of oral deficiencies and setbacks in one comprehensive approach. Full dental restoration is common for clients who have had:  –       Numerous dental operations –       Illness that affected oral health –       Accident or injury –       Poor oral hygiene over long periods of time Dental restoration brings […]

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