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What’s my Risk for Tooth Decay

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida Try as you might, but sometimes tooth decay is inevitable. Even with your best at-home oral hygiene efforts, the occasional cavity may occur, leaving you to wonder what is really causing your tooth decay problem. Here are common causes of tooth decay that may be affecting your oral health: Oral hygiene is one of …

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Could These Habits be Ruining your Teeth

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida Most people have strong, healthy teeth, but there is a difference between strength and invulnerability. It actually does not take much to break tooth enamel if you are using your teeth in a manner in which they are not designed for use. Damage to tooth enamel also significantly increases your vulnerability to cavities and …

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Are the Health Benefits of Flossing a Myth

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida You may have heard about the publication by the Associated Press claiming that the health benefits of flossing are a myth. Now, before you do the happy dance and throw away your floss, read further. The truth may surprise you more than you think. The biggest highlight of AP’s flossing myth article was that …

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Invisalign – Orthodontics the Invisible Way

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida Adults often associate traditional metal braces with kids or teens. If you are an adult and did not have braces as a kid, you can still get straight teeth and a beautiful smile without those metal wires and brackets. Plus, you can now get straight teeth in about a fraction of the time as …

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When not to Brush

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida Too much of a good thing can apply to many areas of our lives, even our teeth! You probably never thought you would hear a dentist tell you this, but there are times in which you shouldn’t brush. You read that right; we are sharing with you 4 instances in which brushing your teeth …

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The Benefits of Invisalign vs Braces

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida Invisalign is a state-of-the-art orthodontic treatment that has transformed the dental industry. Not only does Invisalign place more responsibility and freedom on the patient, but the aligners are moveable, allowing patients to eat what they like, requires no restricted diet, and getting straight teeth doesn’t have to take years as with traditional orthodontics. So, …

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What to do About Gum Recession

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida Gum recession is an inevitable part of the natural aging process, even in people with healthy mouths. Some contributing factors can cause gum recession or make the problem worse. Here’s what you need to know about gum recession and how to stop it in its tracks. To begin, let’s look at why our gums …

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Are E-Cigs Safe for my Teeth?

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida It is old news that smoking tobacco is not good for your health, nor your teeth, but what about the popular electronic cigarettes? Commonly referred to as e-cigs, this form of smokeless tobacco has become the norm among smokers, in hopes of a healthier alternative since e-cigs do not emit the same thick smoke …

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How to Choose Healthier Snack Options for Kids

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida Sugar certainly tastes good, but it is not so good for our teeth. Even though your child may love sweet treats, it is what makes the bad bacteria in their mouth multiply, increasing the risk of tooth decay. We understand that finding healthier snack options for your child can be challenging, and quite exhausting …