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Dental Implant FAQs

Dental implants are a great option for patients looking to regain their smile and eat the foods they love without having issues chewing. Below are some frequently asked questions about dental implants to give you the information you need.  Q: What are dental implants? Dental implants are small posts, usually made from titanium, that fit …

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Foods That Are Smile-Friendly

Foods That Are Good For Your Teeth When you want to take care of your teeth with the foods you eat, it’s time to do more than avoid sugary snacks and drinks. Pay attention to what you are eating and look for foods in their natural state for their mildly abrasive properties. Strawberries  Despite being …

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Stages of Gum Disease Diagnosis

Dentists know if gums are healthy or not. Diagnosing gum disease is the first step toward treatment. Learn about the different stages that lead to a diagnosis. Many DIY guides exist to assist people with health problems. For dental patients, there is information to help them diagnose and treat gum disease. Dentists also have methods …

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How Does Diabetes Affect Teeth?

Diabetes affects approximately 29.1 million people in the United States, and it’s estimated that around 8 million don’t even know they have this serious health problem. Both Type I and Type II diabetes results in high blood sugar levels. This, in turn, causes problems in several parts of your body including the kidneys, heart, eyes, …

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Stages of Gum Disease Diagnosis

Dentists know if gums are healthy or not. Diagnosing gum disease is the first step toward treatment. Learn about the different stages that lead to a diagnosis. Many DIY guides exist to assist people with health problems. For dental patients, there is information to help them diagnose and treat gum disease. Dentists also have methods …

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The Truth About Flossing

The American Dental Association and most dentists have been touting the benefits of dental flossing for decades. Studies show that flossing helps to promote good dental and oral health. However, some people do not floss their teeth consistently, or ever. They claim it is tedious, inconvenient, or time-consuming. But flossing only needs a minute or …

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Reasons Why Your Gums Are Bleeding

Bleeding gums can be alarming, and either quickly resolved without inconvenience or an indication of serious medical issues. Discovering the cause and pursuing remedies is crucial to halting its progression and the development of other gum line complications. Common Causes The primary cause of bleeding gums is plaque buildup at the gum line. Plaque, a …

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How to Help Sensitive Teeth at Home

Many people have experienced sensitive teeth at one point in their lifetime. Common causes include gum recession, teeth grinding, damaged enamel, tooth erosion and some dental procedures such as crowns, fillings, and bleaching. No matter what the cause, Fairfield Dental Arts is here to help you find a solution. Try some of these at-home remedies …

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