Is Mouthwash A Must?

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If you’ve ever visited a grocery store dental aisle, you know that there are many different types of mouthwash. Some tout their germ-killing abilities, others emphasize their fluoride content, and some claim to whiten teeth while freshening the breath. These are all great benefits, but will they help meet your oral care needs? Many men…

Can I Get a Metal-Free Tooth Implant?

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Many Addison dental patients are turning to metal-free dentistry. Instead of amalgam fillings, they select composite and porcelain restorations. Non-metal fillings and crowns can be matched precisely to your natural tooth color. Some individuals are sensitive to the metals used in standard fillings. Non-metal materials can prevent potential tooth sensitivity. Controversy Over Whether Dental Amalgam is Toxic…

Debunking Dental Myths

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Today’s The Addison Dentist blog post focuses on three dental-related myths prevalent in the Dallas area. All Sugar Is Equally Bad For Teeth We all know that sugar increases our risk of tooth decay, but some types are worse than others. Sugar-based foods that sit on the teeth are more dangerous than those that are…

Aesthetic Dental Transformations

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Many Addison professionals, students, and retirees are enjoying the lasting benefits of aesthetic dentistry. A remarkable smile not only looks great, it makes you feel great! When you first look in the mirror in the morning while brushing those gleaming babies, you remember; “Oh yeah, I fixed my teeth and they look extraordinary!” When you…

Beware Of An Acidic Diet

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Most individuals don’t think of a tooth as a body part that fluctuates in strength. Our teeth seem to have a steady hardness and dependably grind food whenever we need them. However, teeth are dynamic organisms with uninterrupted chemical processes. The protective enamel that covers the softer interior is comprised of minerals. Enamel demineralizes (loses…

Save Your Breath

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Today’s post focuses on a problem experienced by many people – bad breath. Bad breath, or halitosis, has several causes. The most common cause is substandard oral hygiene. Often, halitosis occurs midday arising from the inability to brush teeth between meals. Small food pieces on the teeth, gums, and tongue grow bacteria. The wastes of…