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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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Answers to Expectant Mothers' Frequent Questions
... It’s important to brush your teeth thoroughly twice a day with ADA-approved fluoridated toothpaste to remove plaque, a thin layer of bacteria and food remnants that adhere to teeth...

3 Common Sources of Fluoride You Might Not Know About
... While you're most likely familiar with fluoride toothpaste and other fluoridated hygiene products, there are other sources of this chemical you should know about — especially if you're trying to manage your family's fluoride intake...

5 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Risk for Tooth Decay
... Do I use fluoride toothpaste...

What You can do to Ease that Burning Sensation in Your Mouth
...Some denture wearers may display some of the symptoms of BMS due to an allergic reaction to denture materials; others may have a similar reaction to the foaming agent sodium lauryl sulfate found in some toothpaste that can irritate the skin inside the mouth...

3 Fluoride Sources You Should Monitor for Your Family's Dental Health
...Toothpaste...

Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...But the ADA stands by its recommendations for maintaining good oral health: Brush twice a day for two minutes with fluoride toothpaste; visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and checkups; and clean between teeth once a day with an interdental cleaner like floss...

Take Steps to Ease That Burning Sensation in Your Mouth
...Allergic reactions to dental materials in dentures or toothpastes that contain sodium lauryl sulfate, whiteners or cinnamon flavor can cause irritation and skin peeling within the mouth...

Healthy Smiles for Alfonso Ribeiro and Family
...If motivation is an issue, encourage your kids by letting them pick out a special brush, toothpaste or floss...

Keeping Fluoride to Just the Right Amount Protects Your Family's Smiles
... You should also be careful about the amount of toothpaste your child uses to brush their teeth...