Suspect A Bite Problem?

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The topic of this post from The Addison Dentist is malocclusion, which literally means “bad bite.” Many cases of malocclusion are treatable with clear braces. Edward Angle, a pioneer in modern orthodontics coined the term malocclusion. Malocclusion is fairly common, but most cases are so slight that it causes no troubles. When you combine multiple…

3 Cavity Fighters For Addison Kids

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Most parents know children’s oral health basics: brush regularly, reduce sugar intake, limit snacking, and get ample amounts of calcium and Vitamin D. The Addison Dentist recommends three additional tools for preventing cavities in toddlers and children. Sealants Fluoride supplements Oral rinses Resin dental sealants are applied in our office. The material bonds to the…

Five Facts About Enamel Erosion

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Our teeth work hard and are consistently under attack. It’s no wonder that nature encases them with an armor of enamel—the hardest substance in the body. At The Addison Dentist, we educate our patients about how to keep their enamel strong. Enamel erosion is extremely pervasive. Fortunatley, it is also largely preventable. Enamel’s chief enemies…

Let Us Ease Your Dental Anxiety

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Are you worried about seeing the dentist? Are you reluctant to discuss your smile with professionals? At The Addison Dentist we understand dental anxiety and have several solutions, including sedation dentistry. Talk To Us: Dental anxiety is more wide-spread than many people realize. Surveys indicate that as many as twenty percent of the American population…

4 Reason To Look For The ADA Seal

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When you go to your drugstore or supermarket looking for toothpaste, mouthwash, teeth whitener, or another oral care product, you have a lot of options. The Addison Dentist reminds you to be sure that choose has the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance on the label. There are four ways the ADA seal can help…

Do I Need A Dental Cleaning If I Brush And Floss At Home?

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This post focuses on professional dental cleanings. You might wonder if you need one if you already practice dental hygiene daily at home. The short answer from The Addison Dentist is yes. Both processes are essential because they work in tandem to maintain oral health. We encourage our patients to practice preventative dentistry with: Brushing Flossing…