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How to Prevent Tooth Decay with Proper Nutrition

Tooth decay is caused by consuming sugary foods and drinks. To prevent tooth decay, limit your intake of sugary foods and drinks, and brush your teeth after eating. Plaque is a bacteria found on the teeth that thrive on food sugars. Plaque uses sugar to produce acids...

Dental Tips for Smokers

Smoking is one of the leading causes of tooth loss. The risks of periodontal disease, leukoplakia, inflammation of the salivary gland and more increases when you smoke. Not only are these issues harmful to your health, a smoker also deals with bad breath, stained...

Common Dental Emergencies

For common dental emergencies, following these tips may help you save the tooth in question: If your tooth is cracked, rinse your mouth out immediately with warm water. Press a cold compress on the area to help keep any swelling down. For toothaches, use warm water to...

How Sealants Help Protect Your Teeth

Your first line of defense to keep your teeth free of decay is regular brushing and flossing. But there are methods of protecting your teeth than can do more. One of these methods is to have dental sealants put onto your molars, the back teeth with the largest chewing...

Hopeless Teeth—Dental Pain and Long Term Solutions

What is a “Terminal Dentition” or Hopeless Teeth? Is There a Solution? Currently in the United States fewer than 2% of dentists are trained in IV dental sedation. Dr. Gibbs as such sees many patients who are very phobic, medically compromised, or embarrassed by their...

Everything You Need To Know About Sensitive Teeth

Is taking even a small sip of hot coffee or a tiny bite of ice cream painful? Do you often wince when you brush or floss? If yes, then you likely have sensitive teeth. Some of the common causes of sensitive teeth include: Tooth cavities (decay) Teeth that have been...