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Here’s Why Those Shiny Gold Grillz Aren’t Good For Your Teeth

Are Grills Bad for Your Teeth?

grills for teethGrillz or grills for teeth almost represent a pop cultural rite of passage for many athletes, hip hop artists, and many other celebrities. What is a grill, you ask? This is a flashy, snap-on dental ornament that covers the visible surface of the teeth. It may cover a single tooth, or impart a more notable look that goes across the upper or lower (sometimes both) dental arch.

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Don’t Kiss Your Valentine With Stinky Breath: 5 Tips to a Fresh Kiss

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Bad breath is a condition that seems to occur at the worst possible moment. We’ve all been around someone with bad breath, and unfortunately, probably dealt with it ourselves. Bad breath can represent an embarrassing or uncomfortable ordeal. However, how do you know if you suffer from bad breath?

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5 Ways to Tell You Have a Cavity

signs of a cavitySigns of a Cavity That You Shouldn’t Ignore

Food is a wonderful way that we can indulge our senses. Depending on the dish, it will look and smell great, and when the meal tastes awesome, it’s even more satisfying. However, it is a bit of a problem when the foods we eat contribute to cavities. A cavity is a damaged area in the tooth enamel that results from bacterial plaque feeding on food and other debris that resides on teeth. If you don’t brush or floss properly to remove plaque, the bacteria will bore into the tooth enamel and create little holes.

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Stay Away From These If You Want Healthy Teeth

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Do you want to make sure your teeth and gums stay healthy throughout your life? Achieving this goal begins by avoiding certain foods and substances that may contribute to cavities, as well as gum disease.

Foods that remain rich in sugar or are acidic, sticky, very hard, or highly-process, remain the best ones to avoid. Sugar acts as food to the bacteria that live inside your mouth. When bacteria have more to eat, they will continue to grow and reproduce.

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Here’s What Happens If You Don’t Get Your Teeth Cleaned Professionally

What Happens When You Don’t Brush Your Teeth?teeth cleaning in Miami

Despite dental care experts recommending brushing your teeth twice per day, this isn’t enough on its own. To ensure optimal plaque prevention, you should also ensure that you floss every day as well. Although many believe preeminent dental care means they only need to commit to brushing and flossing, it is additionally necessary to schedule a regular teeth cleaning.

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Taking Care of Your Dental Hygiene Now Can Keep You Out of the Doctor’s Office Later

Tips for a Healthy, Enduring Smile with At Home Dental Care

at home dental carePreventing tooth decay and dental degradation begins with consistent oral hygiene, as well as optimal dietary habits. Brushing your teeth twice per day and flossing daily remain essential to your best possible dental health. While you’ve probably heard this before, it’s true.  Brushing and flossing are the first line of defense against cavities, in addition to tooth decay!

 

 

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What to Expect During Your First Visit with Dr. Andres de Cardenas

What you can expect at your First Appointment with a New Dentist

routine dental visitSwitching to a new dentist can fill you with anxiety. After all, most of us prefer not to spend the day with dental tools in our mouth. Nonetheless, a routine dental visit is typically a low-key endeavor.

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Give Your Smile the Makeover of a Lifetime in a Single Appointment!

Full Mouth Reconstruction

Full Mouth Reconstruction

A full, vibrant smile is not only a sign of beauty but of health. Your teeth are a vital part of the body, and when they are unhealthy, it can lead to jaw pain, nutritional issues, and more. At the office of Dr. Andres de Cardenas, a Full Mouth Reconstruction treatment can give you a smile you’ve always wanted!

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We Can Help Make Sure Your Teeth Don’t Look Like IT This Halloween!

Full Mouth Reconstruction

Full Mouth ReconstructionDamage to your teeth is no joke, and if it’s severe enough, it can cause chronic pain which can prevent you from accomplishing routine tasks like eating. Sometimes a single treatment isn’t enough to fix the problem, and multiple options are needed. At the office of Dr. Andres de Cardenas, Full Mouth Reconstruction has never been easier!

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