Increased Fluoride Exposure Can Help Counteract Tooth Sensitivity

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Your tooth enamel is made of densely formed microscopic mineral crystals. This is what gives your teeth the ability to bite, chew and grind hard foods. At the same time, it is possible for acidic foods and beverages to erode the mineral density of your tooth enamel. If it’s not counteracted, it can create microscopic… Read more »

Fluoride Strengthens Your Teeth Naturally

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Our teeth are naturally equipped to do bite and chew all kinds of food. The reason they are so strong is that they are coated in a layer of enamel, which is the hardest substance in the human body. But durable as it is, tooth enamel is not invincible. It is constantly under attack from… Read more »

Does My Tooth Enamel Grow Back?

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If you cut your hair or trim your nails, they eventually grow back (usually quicker than you would like.) But what about your tooth enamel? Once it wears away, what can be done? We want to explain why it is so important to take good care of your tooth enamel, and what can be done… Read more »

Some Facts About Dental Sealants

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What is a dental sealant? Also known as pit and fissure sealant, it is a thin plastic coating painted onto the chewing surfaces of the back teeth–those teeth most prone to tooth decay—that hardens and bonds to the tooth to keep out bacteria and food particles. Who should get sealants? Children and teenagers with permanent… Read more »