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Tooth Brushing Tips for a Healthy Smile

January 30, 2020 374 Views

We all know that regularly brushing our teeth is one of the simplest ways to keep our mouths healthy. But are you brushing your teeth correctly? Brushing might seem like common sense, but there are actually different techniques you should be aware of to make sure your brushing is effective. Below, we’ll teach you the … Continue reading “Tooth Brushing Tips for a Healthy Smile”

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Recognizing Changes in Your Mouth

April 23, 2019 68 Views

You need to be able to recognize when there are changes in your mouth. These changes may be indicative of a more serious condition and the quicker you notice them, the quicker you can visit a dentist. Bleeding gums Bleeding gums may be a sign of gingivitis (gum disease). If not treated quickly, this may … Continue reading “Recognizing Changes in Your Mouth”

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The Top Sought Services of a Dentist in Richmond

January 24, 2018 82 Views

We’ve all been there before, with the common goal of a better smile. The dentist chair isn’t a stranger, but the services that bring us to have a seat vary from person to person and from time to time. Ask any dentist in Richmond and they’ll tell you the same. However, there are some services … Continue reading “The Top Sought Services of a Dentist in Richmond”

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Cool Trends in Athletic Mouthguards

October 24, 2017 193 Views

If you or your child is involved in sports, athletic mouthguards should be on your list of safety gear you need for safety. Per the National Athletic Trainer’s Association, 39% of dental injuries are caused by sports, many of which could be prevented by wearing a mouthguard. If you want to reduce the chance of … Continue reading “Cool Trends in Athletic Mouthguards”

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How Do Fluoride Treatments Strengthen Teeth?

October 18, 2017 179 Views

Dental decay or caries are a common detriment to oral health, caused by bacteria that attack the tooth surface. One of the most commonly used elements to fight tooth decay is fluoride, a mineral that is added to toothpastes, water supplies and mouth washes to help reduce cavities. There are also fluoride treatments available in … Continue reading “How Do Fluoride Treatments Strengthen Teeth?”

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What Are Dental Sealants Made Of?

August 10, 2017 225 Views

Children and teens are especially prone to caries or cavities, decay that can cause damage to their teeth. Even with routine brushing, flossing and checkups, some young teeth tend to be more vulnerable to decay than adults. Dental sealants are one preventive option to deter decay in young smiles. So, what are these dental sealants, … Continue reading “What Are Dental Sealants Made Of?”

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Are Fluoride Treatments Safe?

July 25, 2017 133 Views

Just as exercise is a natural way to strengthen the body and encourage healthy habits, fluoride treatments are used as a way to strengthen the teeth in effort to develop and maintain good dental health. Despite some debate, fluoride treatments are a safe and effective way of protecting the teeth without threatening or sacrificing diet … Continue reading “Are Fluoride Treatments Safe?”

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Get Your Athletic Mouthguard at Mission Bend Family Dentistry

May 17, 2017 61 Views

Everyone looks for it. It’s quite possibly more important than the trophy itself. A winning smile can carry the weight of any loss, or even better, compliment a true triumph. Nothing protects your teeth better than an athletic mouthguard does. Regardless of the sport, if physical contact is a possibility then protecting your teeth should … Continue reading “Get Your Athletic Mouthguard at Mission Bend Family Dentistry”

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How Nightguards Work for TMJ

April 26, 2017 236 Views

TMJ is a condition that occurs when your jaw is not seated in the correct position, which puts pressure on and can tear the joint controlling the muscles in your jaw, forcing them to work overtime. This can lead to discomfort and pain in the joint of your jaw, but never fear! Nightguards are great … Continue reading “How Nightguards Work for TMJ”

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NTI Treatments for the Migraine Headache

February 25, 2017 252 Views

Migraine Relief from the Dentist’s Office The NTI treatments, or Nociceptive trigeminal inhibition (NTI) tension suppression system (TSS), is designed to stop Bruxism and migraines. A dentist suffered from Bruxism, a night-time gnashing or clenching of the teeth while sleeping which also caused painful jaws and teeth in the morning.The dentist wondered if that might … Continue reading “NTI Treatments for the Migraine Headache”

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