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Five Secrets of Families with Good Teeth

Five Secrets of Families with Good Teeth

Brush twice a day to prevent tooth decay, and add these five secrets to ensure a lifetime of dental health.   Floss dailyThere is no more affordable and effective way to prevent gum disease and cavities. Drink water... Read More >
Don't Wait Until It Hurts

Don't Wait Until It Hurts

When diagnosed with a cavity, many of our patient ask, "Why doesn't it hurt?"  If you see your dentist regularly, the most common reason is that we caught the problem early, and the cavity is small. Tooth decay grows toward the center... Read More >
It’s not a conspiracy…you still need to floss.

It’s not a conspiracy…you still need to floss.

This week the Associated Press released information that most people interpreted as, “Flossing is unnecessary.” The report stated that there are no published, long-term studies that prove the effectiveness of using dental floss, and,... Read More >
 Oil Pulling: Valuable ancient remedy or colossal hoax?

Oil Pulling: Valuable ancient remedy or colossal hoax?

Many of you have asked about the new celebrity trend, oil pulling, and I took a look at the research. What scientific evidence did I find on this practice? Surprisingly little. For those who haven't heard, oil pulling is an... Read More >
Are "sugar-free" drinks bad for your teeth?

Are "sugar-free" drinks bad for your teeth?

A great article by the Washington Post was recently posted on the dental risks of sugar free drinks and candy. While everyone knows that sugar can cause cavities, most people realize that it's actually acid that's the culprit. Eating sugar... Read More >