Month: May 2019

adult braces

4 Important Answers to Your Adult Braces Questions

“I thought only kids needed braces” may be your first thought when you hear you need braces, but it is a common misperception that’s proving to be increasingly untrue. More adults are seeking out orthodontics to correct problems, such as crossbites, tooth gaps, and crowded teeth. If you are one of those adults, you undoubtedly […]

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strengthening tooth enamel

How to Strengthen Tooth Enamel

One of the most important parts of your teeth is the clear and protective layer you can’t see: enamel. Strong tooth enamel protects your teeth from tooth sensitivity and decay, making strengthening tooth enamel a key part of oral care. While you can’t see enamel, you can see the layer below called dentin. Dentin is the […]

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Can you reverse tooth decay?

Can you reverse tooth decay?

No one wants to hear the words, “cavities” or “tooth decay” in the dentist office, though it is a common occurrence. The CDC estimates that 91 percent of all adults (age 20-64) have dental caries, the scientific term for cavities. Cavities may be bad news, but the good news is that your tooth decay can be treated […]

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