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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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TV Designer Nate Berkus Is Thankful for Childhood Preventive Dental Treatments
...You may also have fluoride in your toothpaste, depending on the brand you use...

Preventative At Home Care
...Make sure to select a flouride toothpaste to use daily and a mouthwash, such as the ACT brand, that contains flouride...

National Children's Dental Health Month
... For children older than 2, brush their teeth with a pea-sized amount of flouride toothpaste...

Babies and Oral health
... For children less than two years of age, use only a light smear of fluoride toothpaste...

Teeth Whitening Gives Your Smile New Life
...Then put down those at-home whitening gels and toothpastes for just a second and here us out...

FAQs about Teeth Whitening
...In the meantime, you can use anti-sensitivity toothpaste and a soft-bristled brush and avoid very hot, cold, or acidic foods and beverages...

Don't Neglect Regular Dental Cleanings
... Whitening Brushing frequently with a whitening toothpaste can certainly help with removing stains from coffee, tea or wine, but a professional dental cleaning can take whitening to the next level...

Cavities and Tooth Decay
... Preventing Cavities The best defense against cavities is good oral hygiene, including brushing with a fluoride toothpaste, flossing and rinsing...

Fluorosis
...In normal doses (typically found in a safe drinking water system and an ADA-approved toothpaste), fluoride is a healthy compound that promotes strong teeth, which has the ability to fight cavities and other problems...

Sensitive Teeth
... Abrasive toothpastes are sometimes the culprit of sensitive teeth...

What is Tooth Decay?
... Simple Preventative Measures The two best defenses against tooth decay and gum disease are a healthy, well-balanced diet and good oral hygiene, including daily brushing with fluoride toothpaste, flossing and rinsing...

Brushing
... Most dentists agree that brushing three times a day is the minimum; if you use a fluoride toothpaste in the morning and before bed at night, you can get away without using toothpaste during the middle of the day...

Fluoride Facts
...But for years, health professionals have endorsed the practice of supplementing our intake with certain dietary products, and topical fluorides in many toothpastes and some kinds of rinses...

Mouth Rinses
...In fact, regular rinsing with water and use of good quality fluoride toothpaste are just as or more effective...

Denture Care
...Some people use soap and water or a slightly abrasive toothpaste...

Prevention Tips for Children
...Water is suitable in lieu of toothpaste (because the baby may swallow the toothpaste)...

Dentures
...Other types of household cleaners and many toothpastes are too abrasive and should not be used for cleaning dentures...

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

Fluoride
... ADA statement on FDA toothpaste warning labels The American Dental Association`s Council on Scientific Affairs believes that one part of the warning now required on fluoride toothpastes by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) could unnecessarily frighten parents and children, and that the label greatly overstates any demonstrated or potential danger posed by fluoride toothpastes...

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