How to Treat Tartar

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What is that colorless, sticky film you can feel on your teeth after you eat? Even though you can’t see it, you can definitely feel it! This is plaque which forms when the harmful bacteria in your mouth react with sugar and starches from the food you eat (and beverages you drink). Plaque creates acid… 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 »