Online Dental Education Library

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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Tooth-Colored Fillings Are the Restoration of Choice for Ballroom Dance Star Cheryl Burke
...These materials are also suitable for children's teeth and can incorporate fluoride to reduce tooth decay...

Protect Your Veneers With a Few Common Sense Precautions
...And, there’s no need for specially formulated toothpastes — any non-abrasive fluoride brand will work...

Nancy O'Dell on Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids
...Use a small, soft-bristled, child-sized brush or a clean, damp washcloth and just a thin smear of fluoride toothpaste, about the size of a grain of rice...

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair
...In fact, as soon as baby’s tiny teeth make their first appearance, the teeth and gums can be cleaned with a soft brush or cloth and a smear of fluoride toothpaste, about the size of a grain of rice...

Stains from Within a Tooth Require Professional Whitening
... There are a number of causes for “intrinsic” staining, including too much fluoride exposure or tetracycline use during childhood...

3 Ways to Reduce the Bacteria in Your Mouth that Cause Tooth Decay
...Be sure to use fluoride toothpaste to help strengthen enamel against high acid...

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage
...Many commonly available therapeutic rinses contain anti-cariogenic (cavity-fighting) ingredients, such as fluoride; these can help prevent tooth decay and cavity formation by strengthening tooth enamel...

Topical Fluoride Could Further Lower Tooth Decay Risk in Children
Since the discovery a century ago of its beneficial effect on tooth enamel, fluoride has become an important part of tooth decay prevention...

3 Common Sources of Fluoride You Might Not Know About
...He soon found the cause: naturally occurring fluoride in their drinking water...

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...

Limit Sugar in Your Diet for Better Oral and General Health
Even after decades emphasizing oral hygiene and supplemental fluoride to fight dental disease, we’re now seeing an increase in tooth decay, especially among children...

Actor David Ramsey Discusses Baby Bottle Tooth Decay
... Brush teeth that have completely grown in with a soft-bristled, child-size toothbrush and a smear of fluoride toothpaste no bigger than a grain of rice...

Less is Better: the 21st Century Approach to Tooth Decay Treatment
... We can also limit tooth decay damage by boosting enamel strength with fluoride applications and sealants or reducing decay-causing bacteria with anti-bacterial rinses...

Healthy Smiles for Alfonso Ribeiro and Family
...When the first teeth appear, brush them with a tiny dab of fluoride on a soft-bristled toothbrush...

4 Common-Sense Tactics to Lower Tooth Decay Risk Between Dental Visits
...In addition, brushing with a fluoride toothpaste can also help strengthen tooth enamel against acid attacks...

Prevention and Early Detection of Root Cavities Could Save a Tooth
...For added protection against root cavities, we can also apply fluoride varnish to strengthen teeth...