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What You Need to Know about Enamel Microabrasion

By Glick & Woods Dentistry | March 1, 2017

There are a lot of factors that cause discoloration of our teeth. Take coffee, colas, and cigarettes, for instance. Their ingredients contain chemicals that stain the teeth. In fact, even fluoride, an active ingredient in toothpaste, can cause mottling and produce a white or brown stain on the teeth. To eliminate these unwanted teeth stains, …

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9 Simple Ways to Keep Your Teeth Healthy

By Glick & Woods Dentistry | February 1, 2017

We’ve all seen, heard or read them many times before. Let’s sort things out once and for all. Here are nine simple ways to keep your teeth healthy and strong. Brush Regularly: You should do this at least twice a day in the morning and right before bedtime. The use of fluoride products is highly …

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How Often Should Your Kid Undergo Dental X-Ray Exams?

By Glick & Woods Dentistry | January 1, 2017

When a dentist wants to see the size or position of a patient’s teeth, he or she uses a dental x-ray. This device helps monitor the oral orifice. A dentist can detect teeth or gum injuries and prepare orthodontic treatment for a patient without the need of a thorough visual exam on the inside of …

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Five Types of Dental X-rays

By Glick & Woods Dentistry | December 1, 2016

Dental X-rays are used much more than just for detecting tooth decay and cavities. Dentists also use them to survey teeth or bone anomalies, diagnose dental disorders and/or prepare orthodontic treatment. With dental X-rays, dentists can now perform these oral surveys without the need of direct visual exam, making the procedure comfortable and convenient for …

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Survey Reveals Native American Children Have More Tooth Decay

By Glick & Woods Dentistry | November 1, 2016

In a statement released on May 30, 2011, the American Academy of Pediatrics announced that children born to indigenous populations have more tooth decay and cavities compared to other children. The pediatrician group further recommended that doctors and dentists should pay more attention to these kids’ oral health. A survey conducted in the US, Alaska …

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Gum Disease is Prevalent among Adults

By Glick & Woods Dentistry | October 1, 2016

According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, many adults in the US are suffering from gum disease. Gingivitis is inflammation of the gums. They become swollen and red and can bleed easily. This mild gum disease, however, can still be remedied by brushing and flossing daily to eliminate plaque and bacteria. Antibacterial mouthwash …

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Let Your Kids Take Charge of Their Teeth

By Glick & Woods Dentistry | September 1, 2016

Each day offers an opportunity for your child to learn new things. Last week’s lesson was about twisting, licking and dunking a cookie on a glass of milk. The other day was about making “bunny ear loops” to tie shoelaces. With so many things that you can teach your child, perhaps you could also demonstrate …

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Eating Right to Prevent Tooth Decay

By Glick & Woods Dentistry | August 1, 2016

Brushing and flossing are ideally the best steps to protect your kid’s teeth from decay as well as gum disease. But without a well-balanced and healthy diet, brushing and flossing won’t do much. Dr. Courtney Chinn, DDS, MPH, of the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, stresses the importance of sensible food choices. “What parents …

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Muting the dentist’s drill eases the patient’s fear

By Glick & Woods Dentistry | July 1, 2016

Much like noise-canceling or noise-reduction headphones in airliners, a new dental technology can block out the shrill sound from the dentist’s instruments, which has been the prime cause of patient phobia and anxiety. The device, containing a microphone and a chip, shuts out sound from the dental drill through soundwaves that produce interference. The prototype …

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Low-fluoride toothpaste is no better than nonfluoride toothpaste in preventing tooth decay among children

By Glick & Woods Dentistry | June 1, 2016

Toothpastes containing less than 1,000 parts per million of fluoride concentrations are as ineffective at preventing tooth decay as toothpastes with no fluoride at all. This finding, published in the Cochrane Database of research group Cochrane Collaboration, is taken from 79 clinical studies involving 73,000 children worldwide. Children’s toothpastes are in the range of 100 …

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