Fairfield Dental Arts Blog

How Does Caffeine Affect Your Oral Health?

We can all use a caffeine pick-me-up every once in a while (or everyday). Whether you’re getting your dose of caffeine from your morning coffee, afternoon tea, soda beverage, or chocolate snack, if you indulge in this stimulant, your oral health may be compromised.  What is Caffeine? Caffeine is a natural stimulant that works by …

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Oral Health and Heart Disease

We’re sure you’ve heard this before, but it’s essential to practice good oral hygiene! Heart disease kills millions of people each year, making it crucial to actively protect yourself from developing the condition. One of the more surprising ways you can do just that is by taking better care of your mouth!  Can Bad Oral …

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How To Pick The Best Toothbrush

A proper toothbrush is one of the essentials of your oral healthcare tool kit! With so many different ones stocking the shelves, it may be challenging to find one that suits you and your mouth best. But don’t worry; we’re here to help you! These steps are here to guide you through picking the perfect …

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How Does Sugar Hurt Your Teeth?

As tasty as our favorite sugary foods and beverages are, they can not only harm your overall health but the condition of your teeth. If you eat a lot of sugar, you may have heard comments from your dentist about taking better care of your teeth because it’s true; sugar leaves lasting, negative effects on …

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What is Cosmetic Bonding?

Looking to make a good impression with everyone you meet? Just try flashing that beautiful smile of yours!  Most perfect smiles don’t come naturally, and that’s okay; we’re here to help! Cosmetic bonding has helped millions of people achieve the smile they’ve always dreamed of without all the hassle.  Learn more about this simple procedure …

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What Are Cavities?

We’ve all heard of them and the importance of avoiding them, but what actually are cavities? Have you ever had a cavity filled? According to the CDC, this common tooth problem affects about 91% of the U.S. population aged 20 to 64, with about 27% being untreated. Time to learn all about cavities and what …

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Top Foods That Cause Bad Breath

Keep noticing you have bad breath? You may want to examine your diet. While proper dental hygiene can help minimize the smell from your mouth, the food you eat throughout the day can cause your breath to get bad quickly. Certain drinks and foods can taint your breath for hours and even days. Food and …

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How to Properly Floss

Brushing at least twice a day is excellent for your dental health! But did you know that without flossing, you’re missing almost 35% of each tooth’s surface? Flossing is a key part of practicing good dental hygiene and can help you reach those areas your toothbrush can’t, such as between your teeth and just below …

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