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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How Does Sensodyne Toothpaste Work?

Approximately one out of every eight adults experiences tooth sensitivity.  Technically termed “dentinal hypersensitivity”, this condition leads to short, painful sensations in one or more teeth, usually caused by hot, cold or sweet stimuli. This leads many to seek relief from their sensitivity in the toothpaste aisle at their local grocery or drugstores.  Sensodyne is […]

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Consistent Dental Visits Could Save Your Life!

A Seattle dentist was in the news recently because she made a life-saving discovery on a young child. Many people have a tendency to forget that routine dental visits are an important aspect to your overall health. It’s stories like this that remind us of the truth that dental care can save your life! How […]

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“All-on-Four” Dentures / Dental Implants

If you have looked into options for replacing missing teeth, especially alternatives to traditional dentures, you have probably come across something called “all-on-four”. This is a revolutionary way to replace missing teeth that gives predictable, results that patients love! What is All-on-Four? All-on-four is the term dentists use to describe a certain prosthetic replacement of […]

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