The Importance of Dental Cleaning

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We understand if you haven’t ever visited a dentist before and are scared of the discomfort. Dentistry has evolved tremendously, and contemporary dentistry is almost entirely pain-free. No more novocaine injections or dental drills to numb your gums are available today. Laser procedures are the norm, which feels like tickling rather than drilling and filling…

Signs of a Cavity in Between Teeth

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You know the importance of brushing your teeth and having good oral hygiene to avoid cavities. But did you know that cavities aren’t just in your teeth? Yes, even when you take care of your enamel, you can still end up with a cavity between your teeth. This has a technical term called an interproximal…

How to Take Care of Veneers

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If you’re unhappy with the look of your teeth, a veneer could be the answer! But if you decide to use wafer-thin materials, be sure they are long-lasting. Natural teeth, on the other hand, can only withstand so much. If you take care of your veneers, they can last for up to 15 years! So,…

Types of Sedation Dentistry

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Preventative care is critical to overall health. You can visit the doctor annually for physicals and bloodwork, but if you don’t visit the dentist regularly, you’re missing out on an essential component of health care. Many people do not visit the dentist until they have a dental problem as a result of poor dental care.…

Do Teeth Whitening Strips Work?

You’ve seen the television advertisements and the social media posts. Teeth-whitening strips are the newest celebrity trend, but do they actually work? It’s all in the details, such as how you apply whitening strips and the appearance of your natural teeth. This course will educate you on the basics of teeth whitening, allowing you to…

Why is Your Tooth Sensitive to Cold?

Anyone who has ever had a sensitive tooth understands how excruciatingly painful it can be. Those in your immediate vicinity may regard you as a whiner. However, you will be unable to ignore the ensuing tooth pain and cold sensitivity for an extended period of time. It’s possible that certain foods, such as ice cream,…

What Happens When You Don’t Brush Your Teeth?

  A lot of people think that skipping a tooth brushing now and then won’t hurt them. This might not be true. If you forget to push your teeth a few times a week, you shouldn’t have any major dental problems. It’s best not to make it a habit. You should brush and floss your…

Gingivitis vs Periodontitis

From the very beginning, humans knew it was important to brush their teeth. It is believed that the Ancient Egyptians used a chewstick to clean their teeth before toothbrushes. It was made from wood that was pointed on one side, and then splintered on the other (floss). The Tang Dynasty (619-907 A.D.) saw the beginning…

How to Take Care of Dentures

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  Either you got partial or full removable dentures, taking good care of them is important to keep them looking their best and free from stains. You want to keep your dentures in good shape as long as possible. Learning how to take care of dentures is of utmost importance and will determine how long…

Common Dental Issues

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Dentistry is about the maintenance of oral health and the prevention of dental issues. Visiting the dentist bi-annually for professional check-ups and cleanings can proactively care for your smile before any major issues develop. Dr. Erin Sutton and her staff strive to provide quality dental care that keeps your smile healthy and beautiful. Here are…