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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Senior Health: Testing Your Oral Health Expertise?
...On a positive note, you can prevent gum disease by having good oral hygiene that includes flossing daily and brushing at least twice a day with a proper technique and fluoride toothpaste...

Florence Henderson Talks About Preventative Dentistry
...Wherever she travels, she says that she always has mouthwash, dental floss, toothpaste, and a toothbrush on the set...

Common Questions About Whitening Your Teeth
...You should be aware that tooth sensitivity is a common side effect of bleaching, but brushing with a desensitizing toothpaste containing potassium nitrate for two weeks prior to bleaching can reduce sensitivity...

Your Guide to Whiter Teeth
... Choosing the Right White: With strips, trays and toothpastes all claiming to be the best tooth whitening systems, it can be hard to choose how to whiten your teeth...

Teeth Whitening Aurora Naperville IL
... Some commercially available "whitening toothpastes" can be somewhat effective at removing stains and making teeth a few shades brighter...

What You Should Know About Sensitive Teeth
...Use a toothpaste that contains fluoride, which increases the strength of the tooth's protective coating...

Your Body's Intolerance to Gluten can Cause Dental Problems
...Enamel defects caused by CD can also be treated with fluoride toothpastes and other aids to foster re-mineralization (restoring calcium and other mineral content to the enamel), and with cosmetic techniques to reduce any discoloration effect...

Laila Ali: A Passionate Advocate for Family Dentists
...Nasima Thobani, finds this advice quite important for the entire family!   Using toothpaste at a young age For children two and under, give them a soft-bristle toothbrush and a little water...

Actress Jennie Garth Shares Tips for Making Oral Health Fun!
...“I've got to get him out!” When her children — daughters Luca, Lola, and Fiona — spit out the toothpaste, Garth would surreptitiously slip a small toy frog into the sink and pretend it had come from one of their mouths...

Keep an Eye on Your Young Children's Fluoride Intake
... Another major fluoride source is toothpaste and other hygiene products...

Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...But the ADA stands by its recommendations for maintaining good oral health: Brush twice a day for two minutes with fluoride toothpaste; visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and checkups; and clean between teeth once a day with an interdental cleaner like floss...

Oral Health Concerns for Preteens
... To help your preteen stay on top of their oral health, keep healthy snacks at home for your children and their friends and make sure you are well stocked with supplies such as new toothbrushes, floss and toothpaste...

Take Care of Your Dental Appliance and It Will Take Care of You
...Toothpaste is a no-no because the abrasives in toothpaste designed for tooth enamel can scratch appliance surfaces...

Don't Take a Vacation From Oral Hygiene This Summer!
...And while you’re packing your bags, don’t forget to take a trio of important items that can help keep your vacation trouble-free: namely, a soft-bristled toothbrush, a tube of fluoride toothpaste, and a roll of dental floss...

Don't Let GERD Ruin Your Teeth's Health
...If you’ve been diagnosed with GERD, be sure to maintain good oral hygiene practices like brushing or flossing, especially using fluoride toothpaste to strengthen enamel...