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Sedation Dentistry – It’s Not Just for Kids

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The semi-annual trip to the dentist for a checkup is a regular event in the life of many children. For other kids, dental checkups are less frequent and more traumatic, especially if cavities or tooth pulling is involved. Fortunately, methods of sedation have been used for some time to relax young patients while in the… Continue reading

How to Care for Dental Sealants So They Last

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Dental sealants protect the biting surfaces of molars and premolars from decay. They do not protect flossing surfaces, cheeks or the tongue. Despite being the most effective defense against cavities, sealants are not a foolproof solution. The best way to avoid cavities is to take care of your teeth by brushing and flossing regularly. In… Continue reading

Is Getting a Root Canal as Bad as They Say?

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Root canals have gotten a bad rap over the years. They indeed used to be one of the more uncomfortable dental procedures. Today, they are similar to more routine visits like cavity fillings. Thankfully, a root canal can help to save a tooth that may otherwise have to be extracted, potentially avoiding other more serious… Continue reading

3 Dental Care Issues that Can Impact You as You Age

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As you get older, you can experience numerous changes that can impact your teeth and gums. Enamel can wear down and nerves in your teeth can shrink, making you more susceptible to cavities and other problems. Regular dental exams are vital for identifying potential problems before these impact your overall health. Here are three dental… Continue reading

Why Fluoride Treatments are Beneficial for Children and Adults

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Fluoride is used to protect teeth from decay. It is a common mineral — the 13th most abundant element — found in soil, rocks and water. Natural groundwater contains fluoride in varying concentrations, explaining why some areas have none in their drinking water while others have too much. Furthermore, it is found in various foods… Continue reading

These Two Tips Will Help You Maintain Your Oral Health

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Regular dental checkups at Juban Cowen Dental Care are only part of the picture for optimal oral health. Certainly, regular checkups are one of the most important aspects for the maintenance of healthy teeth and gums, but there are other steps you can take that will also help keep your smile bright and healthy. Time… Continue reading

Teeth Fractures Come in All Sizes and Shapes

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When you damage a tooth, you may not notice the impact until pain or infection develops. There are several types of fractures that can affect different parts of the tooth. It is for this reason that maintaining regular oral hygiene and attending regular checkups is so vital. The two main parts of a tooth are… Continue reading

7 Benefits of Dental Sealants

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While brushing is crucial, dental sealants could be the simplest way to prevent cavities in children. A CDC report praises the procedure’s benefits in children, and The American Dental Association endorses it. Both groups have accumulated data showing that children with dental sealants have fewer cavities than those without them. Dental Sealants are a Food and Plaque Shield Dental… Continue reading

Dental Phobias and Sensory Issues Can Impact Your Oral Health

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Most people are familiar with dental phobias, even if they do not experience anxiety about visiting the dentist. Unfortunately, dental phobias cover a range of issues that make patients apprehensive. From fear of needles to terror induced by the sound of the drill, there are plenty of reasons that children and adults don’t want to… Continue reading

Are You Considering an Electronic Toothbrush?

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With the overwhelming variety of both manual and electronic toothbrushes, it can be challenging to find the right toothbrushes for your family. Getting the right toothbrush is important in maintaining your best oral health. This can be accomplished with either a manual or electronic toothbrush, although there are some great advantages with the latter. Studies… Continue reading

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