A Standard Fluoride Treatment Helps Prevent Tooth Decay and Sensitivity

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Your tooth enamel gets its hardness from microscopic mineral crystals. Unfortunately, the natural processes of oral bacteria and the acidic foods and beverages you enjoy can erode these crystals each day. In time, this will make your teeth vulnerable to tooth decay and sensitivity. Fortunately, exposing your teeth to fluoride will help you restore the… Read more »

Understand Your Oral Health by Knowing These Common Dental Terms

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Sometimes the dental language might be a bit confusing and overwhelming, which could make your dental appointments stressful and bewildering. So, to help you understand the dental language a little bit more, your dentist, Dr. , and our team are happy to give you the definitions to the following commonly used dental terms: Dental filling:… Read more »

How to Floss Your Precious Pearly Whites

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Everyone knows by now that proper brushing and flossing is the key to a healthy oral foundation. The American Dental Association recommends flossing at least once a day. Flossing removes the tiny bits of food particles and plaque that stick to teeth. And while your toothbrush is designed to clean this debris from your pearly… Read more »

How to Prevent Cavities and Maintain a Healthy Smile

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As you go throughout your day, do you ever think about the bacteria in your mouth threatening to attack your smile and create tooth decay? Probably not, but that doesn’t mean the bacteria isn’t there. Your smile is constantly threatened by tooth decay each day and your job is to properly take care of your… Read more »

Restore Your Smile With a New Toothbrush

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The bells are ringing and 2016 is almost here! At Algiers Dental Associates we want to help you with all your dental needs. One easy improvement you can make to benefit your smile is as simple as changing your toothbrush. Keep in mind the purpose of a toothbrush is to remove plaque and stimulate your… Read more »

How do You Care for Your Dental Sealants?

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and you are probably looking forward to eating copious amounts of your holiday favorites; roast turkey, pecan and pumpkin pie, cranberry salad and garlic mashed potatoes. As you enjoy your favorite foods, take some extra time caring for your healthy smile and show some love for your dental sealants!… Read more »

Tooth Sensitivity Caused By Cavities, Fractures or Worn-Out Fillings

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If things like drinking hot coffee or eating ice cream causes you to wince with pain, you might suffer from tooth sensitivity. There can be a lot of underlying causes of tooth sensitivity, including cavities caused by general tooth decay, fractured teeth with exposed dentin, old fillings that are about to fail, eroded tooth enamel… Read more »