Top 10 Most Asked Questions While Visiting The Dentist

Top 10 Most Asked Questions While Visiting The Dentist   1. How Can I Improve the Whiteness of My Teeth? A beautiful smile showing clean, white teeth gives a tremendous boost to your confidence. Most people experience some discoloration of teeth over the years, either from surface or extrinsic stains or internal ones. Treat stains caused by coffee, wine, tobacco and pigmented foods with at-home whitening or have a professional, in-office whitening done regularly. For intrinsic discoloration, consider composite bonding or the application of veneers to the affected teeth, which provides a more permanent solution. 2. How Often Should I Get
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World Lupus Day

May 10 is World Lupus Day. Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body). You can help fight this debilitating disease at http://www.lupus.org/action/join-the-fight
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Should I use mouth wash?

Mouth rinses are used for a variety of reasons: to freshen breath, to help prevent or control tooth decay, to reduce plaque (a thin film of bacteria that forms on teeth), to prevent or reduce gingivitis (an early stage of gum disease), to reduce the speed that tartar (hardened plaque) forms on the teeth, or to produce a combination of these effects.
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Flossing Fights Foes

Did you know that 85% of people don’t floss on a regular basis? This can be dangerous, as flossing reduces the amount of bacteria in your mouth, which allows your body to dedicate more resources to fighting bacteria elsewhere.  
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Cinco De Mayo

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867). In the United States Cinco de Mayo has evolved into a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage, particularly in areas with large Mexican-American populations. Cinco de Mayo traditions include parades, mariachi music performances and street festivals in cities and towns across Mexico and the United States.
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The American Dental Association Takes On Chewing Gum

Learn More About Chewing Gum Look for the ADA Seal—your assurance that the product has been objectively evaluated for safety and efficacy by an independent body of scientific experts, the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs. What is chewing gum? Chewing gum in various forms has been around since ancient times. The Greeks chewed sap from the mastic tree, called mastiche. On the other side of the world, the ancient Mayans favored the sap of the sapodilla tree (called tsiclte). Native Americans from New England chewed spruce sap—a habit they passed on to European settlers. Today, the base used for most gum
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