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Ask the Dentist – How do you Replace a Restorative Crown?

by Charles Rodgers, DDS – Smile Generation®-trusted owner dentist  The question was recently posed to us: “How does a dentist remove a permanent crown and replace it with a new restoration?” The answer is: very carefully! Every patient is unique and should consult with a dentist before undergoing any treatment plan. The majority of the […]

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Secrets to Proper Flossing

Flossing tips from Crest® + Oral-B® & The Smile Generation®, providing healthy smiles Gum disease begins at the gum line and between teeth. Daily flossing is an important part of your oral health care routine to help remove the plaque from these areas where a toothbrush does not completely reach. And even though twice-daily tooth brushing is […]

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Are You a Night Clencher or Grinder?

At least twice a week, I’ll see a patient walk in with a broken tooth that was previously asymptomatic. Many times it’s on a tooth that never had a filling. These shocked and confused patients often tell me that they weren’t even biting on anything hard. So how does a healthy tooth just break from […]

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Teeth Whitening

Teeth Whitening For a Friendly Smile

ASK A DENTIST is back! This week, our featured dentist is Dr. Katie McCann who answers questions about teeth whitening. A telephone survey conducted in 2011, by Harris Interactive commissioned by Philips, the makers of Sonicare power toothbrushes and Zoom whitening, found that 89 % of those polled felt that a bright or white smile […]

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ADA Releases Survey Results

A Survey with Teeth: Most of us have no idea what we’re talking about when it comes to dental habits and oral health The Chicago Tribune posted the results of an American Dental Association (ADA) survey. The release of the survey results coincides with the launch of the website mouthhealthy.org, which aims to bring “oral […]

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Knocked Out Tooth

This week we are reprinting a Q&A from Dear Doctor Magazine. A parent asks: “How long will a tooth last after replantation?” Q. Dear Doctor, My 10-year old son knocked out one of his front teeth last year playing baseball. It was a good hour before our dentist put his tooth back into the socket. […]

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