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Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Q: What is baby bottle tooth decay? ANSWERED by DR. GRAYSON SELLERS: Baby bottle tooth decay is caused by the frequent & long-term exposure of a child’s teeth to liquids containing sugars. Among these liquids are milk, formula, fruit juice, sodas & other sweetened drinks. Every time a child consumes a sugary liquid, acid attacks […]

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Receding Gums

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Receding Gums

Q: Why do my gums seem to be receding? ANSWERED by DR. ADAM LALONDE: Many people brush too hard or use a toothbrush that is too hard; a “soft” toothbrush actually cleans best. Vigorous brushing is not necessary, in fact, it can be harmful. After years of hard brushing, erosion of the enamel and gums […]

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All About Dental Implants

Q: I am a new denture wearer and have found it to be a daily struggle. My dentist has suggested dental implants, but I am wary. Could dental implants really improve my situation? ANSWERED by DR. ERIC VALLE: Implants are quickly becoming the treatment of choice for many patients. Research indicates that the public is […]

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Ask Our Dentists: About Oral Cancer

Q:My friend was recently diagnosed with late-stage Oral Cancer. This startled all of us. She does not smoke and lives a healthy lifestyle. This was a wake-up call for ME and her whole family. Is there anything we can do to catch early signs? ANSWERED by DR. ADAM LALONDE: Yes, Oral Cancer CAN BE detected […]

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Ask Our Dentists: Grinding Your Teeth

Q: My husband says that I grind my teeth together while I am sleeping at night, but I am not aware of this. Does this pose any risk to my teeth? ANSWERED by DR. GRAYSON SELLERS: The grinding & clenching of teeth, also termed Bruxism does pose an oral health risk to your teeth. Bruxism […]

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