Tag: cavities


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Four Big Dental Myths Dispelled

Crushing The Top Four Dental Myths There are a lot of places to get bad information, partial information or just completely made up information on just about any topic. Myths about what makes a healthy mouth are especially numerous. A multitude of ways to have great teeth and keep them healthy seem veiled in mystery and chance. While it is true that some patients are...

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Oral Exams Could be a Good Indicator of Lung Cancer

Tips for Keeping Your Teeth Healthy in 2011 and Beyond

At the risk of serious cliche, I have decided to post a list of ways to help you protect your teeth in 2011. Of course, these aren’t resolutions. I won’t call it a “top 10” list, and to be honest, it applies no matter what time of year it is. But… people always seem to inspire themselves to make changes as the calendar flips on...

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Dangers in Dentistry — The Dangers of Dental Cavitations

Episode 11 of Dangers in Dentistry, originally aired on KPRZ in San Diego. Has your dentist ever talked to you about cavitations? I’m not talking about cavities, but cavitations. Chances are, if you’re like most people (including most dentists), you’ve never even heard the term, let alone had a conversation with your dentist about the dangers of cavitations. The truth is, there are several health...

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The biggest myths in dentistry…

Episode 8 of Dangers in Dentistry, originally aired on KPRZ in San Diego. What are the biggest myths in dentistry? What are the stories you’ve been told since you were a kid… and what’s the REAL truth? This week we’re tackling the top 3 myths in dentistry: “Bad Breath starts in your gut”, “You get cavities from not flossing”, and “Mercury fillings are safe.” Join...

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Sedation Dentistry: What is it?

When going to the dentist, a lot of times you just sit in a chair and stare at the ceiling. That is of course if you are comfortable with the dentist or dental hygienist and know what is going on. For most people, dentistry is just something that has to be done. But as a [...]