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Preparing for Your Wisdom Teeth Removal

Preparing for Your Wisdom Teeth Removal

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Preparing for your upcoming surgery will help lessen the fear and anxiety associated with your procedure. Taking proper precautions beforehand can help ensure that the open wound is not damaged, irritated, or infected while the surgical site is still healing.

Why is Sugar Bad for My Teeth?

Why is Sugar Bad for My Teeth?

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Sugar isn’t actually the destroyer of teeth. The culprit is the acid byproduct of oral bacteria that is attracted to the carbs in sugar or starch left on the teeth when not properly cleaned. Acid destroys the enamel and opens the teeth up to potential damage.

The Importance of an Annual Dental Check-Up

The Importance of an Annual Dental Check-Up

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Annual checkups include a thorough cleaning as well as possible X-rays and a thorough inspection by Dr. Binder, during which he will check for abnormalities or signs of dental health concerns. They are essential in the fight against dental diseases and tooth decay.

Should I Use Home Whitening Kits for Whiter Teeth?

Should I Use Home Whitening Kits for Whiter Teeth?

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Store-bought teeth whitening kits have unknown quality and pose a safety hazard to the gums and any pre-existing dental fixtures. It is safest to request either for the dentist to apply the whitening solution or to undergo a laser whitening procedure.

Are Dental Fillings for Cavities Really Necessary?

Are Dental Fillings for Cavities Really Necessary?

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Early signs of tooth decay are not a cause for immediate concern, but if tooth decay gets out of hand a filling is necessary to prevent damage deep into the core of the tooth.