Author: Dr George Olstein

tooth decay causes and prevention

Tooth Decay: Causes and Prevention

Tooth decay occurs when the enamel on teeth breaks down, and acids caused by bacteria and sugars in the mouth cause holes or cavities in the teeth. If left untreated, over time, cavities can grow and destroy the whole tooth. This can create the need for a root canal or extraction. Tooth decay is one

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What is a Full Mouth Reconstruction?

Your mouth is like every other part of your body. As a result of age, trauma and a variety of other factors, it can become tired and worn out. Your teeth may begin to yellow or crack and tooth decay can increase. Your gums might begin to suffer, or you could lose bone density in

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how to improve your smile

How to Improve Your Smile

What is a smile? It’s so much more than just a flash of teeth. It is often a window into your personality. We are naturally drawn to smiley people, which is why the confidence to flash those teeth is so important. Improving your smile is a way to improve aspects of your life. You’ll feel

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A Look at One of Our Most FAQs: How to Get Perfect Teeth?

What question do you think dentists get asked the most? Do I need a root canal? Should I eat less sugar? No. The question we get asked the most is, ‘How do I get perfect teeth?’ Of course, this is one of the most challenging questions to ask. Unfortunately, ‘perfect teeth’ (white, perfectly straight teeth)

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What Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures Are Available?

Cosmetic dentistry is about so much more than vanity. Improving your smile will lead to improvements in all aspects of your life. Your smile really is your most important asset. If you stop using it, you miss out on so much. Cosmetic dentistry procedures can be used to treat a range of issues. Some of

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How to Avoid and Treat Stained Teeth

Porcelain white teeth are highly sought after. So, it’s no surprise that teeth whitening treatments are very popular. Bright white teeth look healthy, young and glamorous; who doesn’t want teeth like that? While possessing white teeth doesn’t necessarily translate to great dental health, it is usually a good indicator of healthy teeth. However, like us,

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what is cosmetic dentistry

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

For many individuals, having that picture-perfect bright white smile is just out of reach. Whether it’s a genetic disposition for crooked teeth, tooth trauma sustained long ago, or stains from drinking a little too much red wine, there are many legitimate reasons for not being completely happy with your smile. It’s reasonable to want to

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toothache causes treatments symptoms

Toothache: What Causes It and How to Treat It

We depend on our teeth so much more than we realise. A toothache can not only be painful, but irritatingly disruptive. There is only so much that can be managed with appropriate dental hygiene, so it is important to be aware of how often a dental visit is required. The pain associated with a toothache,

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tips for taking care of sensitive teeth

Tips for Taking Care of Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive teeth can make the simple act of drinking or eating a painful experience. It can prevent you from enjoying the foods you once enjoyed, or make breathing a sharply painful experience. Unfortunately, sensitive teeth are quite common across the developed world. However, understanding the causes of this sensitivity, as well as how to mitigate

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how to have healthy teeth for life

How to Have Healthy Teeth for Life

Healthy teeth are the cornerstone of a healthy life. Poor oral health is linked to a whole range of severe health conditions, ranging from diabetes to cardiovascular disease. Luckily, there is a lot you can do to safeguard your dental health. Tips for Maintaining Healthy Teeth Maintain a Good Oral Health Routine This is the

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