Medications and Oral Health

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Certain medications can adversely affect your oral health. While changing your daily routine to include drinking more water or using certain rinses to help moisturize your mouth, you will want to speak with your dentist about how to protect your teeth from damage while taking medication. What Happens to Your Teeth When Using Certain Medications […]

Metal Fillings and Crowns

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Metal fillings and crowns are used to fill a space where dental decay has been removed by your dentist to restore the appearance, strength, and structure of a tooth. With a metal dental filling or dental crown, it will help restore your tooth’s integrity while enjoying restored function and better oral health. Metal Dental Fillings […]

Fluorosis

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Fluorosis is a cosmetic condition caused by overexposure to fluoride during the first eight years of life that affects the teeth. When adult teeth come in, the teeth affected by fluorosis may appear mildly discolored. Teeth may also have surface irregularities or pits that are highly noticeable. Most treatments for fluorosis masks stains rather than […]

Oral Hygiene Habits

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Fixing aesthetic concerns about your teeth such as gaps, minor chips, or discoloration is relatively simple. However, if you’re experiencing unhealthy teeth and gums, you will not be a candidate for cosmetic dentistry until the issues have been resolved. Doing so helps prevent infection or other unnecessary complications. Poor oral hygiene is usually failure to […]

Tooth Erosion

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What Does Tooth Erosion Do to My Teeth? Tooth erosion is permanent. If your enamel has started to wear away, you may: Feel pain or sensitivity when consuming hot, cold or sweet drinks Notice a yellowish discoloration of the teeth Find that your fillings have changed Face greater risks for more cavities over time Develop […]

Keeping Your Smile White

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Teeth Whitening at Sunny Smiles  If you have stained teeth and are wanting to make them white and bright again, contact our office to make an appointment to consult with our doctors about our teeth whitening process.  Teeth bleaching and teeth whitening are fast, easy ways to brighten teeth and enhance your smile. Your dentist […]

Smoking And Oral Health

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Smoking is not good for you. We all know this, but what exactly does chewing tobacco and smoking do to your mouth? Smoking and Oral Health Bad Breath – Smoking causes bad breath. Tooth Discoloration – Smoking can stain your teeth causing them to turn yellow. Creates plaque and tartar – the chemicals in tobacco […]