Hard vs. Soft Toothbrush

We get this question very frequently, and the answer is very simple and straightforward: SOFT!  There is never any good reason to use a hard toothbrush.  Our dentists and dental hygienists will always stress to you the importance of using a soft-bristled toothbrush. Why Do They Make Hard Toothbrushes? If dentists do not recommend hard […]

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What Dental Issues Can Veneers Fix?

Most people know that veneers are a cosmetic dental treatment that produce beautiful smiles.  What types of dental problems do veneers “fix”?  Veneers act as a covering over the visible portion of natural teeth, recreating the appearance of the smile.  For this reason, the problems covered by veneers are usually exclusively cosmetic in nature. Discolorations […]

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Things to Consider Before Getting Veneers

Cosmetic dentistry is a wonderful way to improve the appearance of your smile.  It encompasses many different dental procedures, and one of the most popular is porcelain veneers.  If you are thinking about investing in cosmetic dental work, this blog will help you understand what you need to know about veneers. What is a Veneer? […]

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Can Toothpastes like Sensodyne Repair Cavities?

With a name like “Sensodyne Repair and Protect,” you would think the answer to this question is yes.  The answer is actually a little more complicated than that. We’ve previously written about how Sensodyne works, and recommend it to our patients as a way to treat sensitivity and protect your enamel, but there are limits […]

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Should I Remove my Metal Fillings?

Many of our patients ask us if they should remove all of their old metal fillings and replace them with a newer material.  That question is a bit like opening a can of worms.  The reason it has a complex answer is because of the variety of opinions on the safety of dental amalgam.  It […]

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