Dentist FAQ’s

Treating dry mouth

Saliva protects against tooth decay, aids in chewing and swallowing food, increases our sense of taste, and prevents infections from making their home in our mouths and throats. Dry mouth due to a lack of saliva may be caused by disease, by certain medications, by medical treatments like radiation, or […]

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How to treat sensitive teeth

If you have sensitive teeth, take the following steps. 1. Identify when your sensitivity began Can you say with certainty that your molar started hurting after you chomped down on an unpopped popcorn kernel? If so, you may have cracked your tooth and need to see your dentist immediately. 2.

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Which floss is best?

The best floss is one that will encourage daily use because it is Easy to use – A water irrigator, water pick, or electric flosser can help you remove food in hard-to-reach places—and is especially helpful if you have arthritis or braces or permanent dental work—but it doesn’t remove plaque

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What to look for in an oral rinse

Choosing a mouthwash to treat bad breath after eating an “everything” bagel is very different from selecting an oral rinse that will combat gingivitis. There is also a difference between products intended for adults and child-friendly options. Before you pick an oral rinse or mouthwash, talk with your dentist about

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