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What Sugar Can Do to Your Teeth… and How You Can Combat It

What Sugar Can Do to Your Teeth… and How You Can Combat It

 

As a kid, your parents no doubt told you that too much sugar would rot your teeth. They may not have known exactly how, but they were exactly right. A high-sugar diet does increase your risk of developing dental decay.…

Are Artificial Sweeteners Actually Good for Your Teeth?

Are Artificial Sweeteners Actually Good for Your Teeth?

 

Many people use artificial sweeteners to cut calories or keep blood sugar levels under control. However, have you ever wondered if those sweeteners might be affecting your body and health in other ways?…

Are Fillings for Cavities Always Necessary? The Answer May Surprise You

Are Fillings for Cavities Always Necessary? The Answer May Surprise You

 

You may think that if you have a cavity, a filling is inevitable. After all, isn’t that just what you do to fix your tooth and avoid further problems?

 

Yes… most of the time. However, new technologies are making other treatments possible.…

Debunking Some of the Most Common Dental Myths
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Debunking Some of the Most Common Dental Myths

You’ve probably heard lots of dental advice from friends, coworkers, and family members, but just because other people say it doesn’t mean it’s actually true. In fact, there’s a lot of misinformation out there about dental health and seeing a dentist.…

The Difference between Getting Composite and Amalgam Fillings
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The Difference between Getting Composite and Amalgam Fillings

 

Thanks to the advent of new technologies, dentists and their patients now have access to a variety of materials used to fill cavities. The ones you’re probably most used to are amalgam fillings.…