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What exactly is a root canal?

Hearing that you need a root canal can be highly intimidating. What is a root canal? It is the removal of the nerve supply from the tooth. Here, the doctor Read More

What kind of toothbrush and toothpaste should my child use?

the doctor and our team know that as a parent, you want your child to be as healthy as possible. By now, you probably know that your son or daughter’s Read More

How does a tooth decay?

When acids are allowed to erode tooth enamel long enough to leach calcium and other minerals from your enamel and dentin, a process called demineralization occurs. This rapidly leads to Read More

Telltale Signs that Your Tooth has a Cavity

the doctor and our team at Andrew E. Floyd, Jr., DMD frequently get questions about cavity causes and prevention. You brush twice a day and floss regularly. You rinse with Read More

Is it possible to over brush?

Our team at Andrew E. Floyd, Jr., DMD will tell you brushing on a regular basis is critical for a healthy mouth, but you can definitely overdo a good thing. Read More

Make this the Year You Stop Smoking

It’s a new year, and it couldn’t come fast enough for many of us! Let’s do our part to make this a better year in every way—and you can start Read More

A Brighter Smile for the New Year

The beginning of a new year is the perfect opportunity for a fresh start for you and your smile. At Andrew E. Floyd, Jr., DMD, a brighter smile is quick Read More

Care for Your Dentures

Just like natural teeth, the doctor will tell you that dentures have a tendency to get coated with plaque, which is a sticky, transparent film that attracts food and bacteria. Read More

Understanding Cavities

Getting a cavity seems like delayed punishment for eating that special dessert every weekend or for the few days you forgot to floss. When you are doing everything right with Read More

Understanding Dental Insurance: The 3 Types of Plans

Health insurance is an important part of life, helping to even out the high costs of medical treatment. Without it, many of us would find it extremely difficult to Read More

Veneers May Not Be a Good Option for a Teenager

People love dental veneers—those thin, porcelain shells bonded to teeth to mask stains and blemishes. For a relatively modest price, they can vastly improve a smile. But what if it's Read More

Address These Risk Factors to Prevent Tooth Decay

Put teeth in contact with acid from oral bacteria and you've created the conditions for tooth decay. Also known as caries, tooth decay is the most common human disease Read More

Van Halen's Passing Reminds Us of the Dangers of Oral Cancer and How to Help Prevent It

Fans everywhere were recently saddened by the news of musical legend Eddie Van Halen's death. Co-founder and lead guitarist for the iconic rock group Van Halen, the 65-year-old superstar Read More

For the Sake of Your Teeth and Gums, Avoid Using E-Cigarettes

Over the last decade, the use of e-cigarettes—popularly known as vaping—has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry. It's the "in" thing, especially among younger adults, fueled by the widespread Read More

A Little Fluoride Goes a Long Way in Protecting Your Family's Teeth

A popular Sixties-era hair cream touted their product with the tagline, "A little dab'll do ya!" In other words, it didn't take much to make your hair look awesome. Something Read More

Your Dentist May Be Able To Provide You With a Sleep Apnea Solution

Morning tiredness, brain fog and snoring are just some of the indicators of a medical condition known as sleep apnea. And, it's worse than waking up on the wrong Read More

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