Advanced Oral Care at Home
The Best Things to Do Keep Your Optimal Oral Health: While regular dental visits are essential to better oral health, there are many things you can do at home to ensure that your teeth and gums remain healthy for years to come. Here are some practices to keep in mind:
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Sealants are an effective way to help prevent cavities. According to the CDC it is estimated that sealants actually protect against about 80% of cavities within the first two years after being applied.
What are sealants? Sealants are a composite resin material that is applied in thin layers to your molars and pre-molars. No anesthetic is involved, and it is typically a quick appointment, 30 minutes or less.
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Mouth Guards are custom fitting trays that help patients for a variety of reasons.
If you notice you clench or grind your teeth, then a mouth guard might be right for you.
Some symptoms from clenching and grinding may include Jaw pain, difficulty chewing, and clicking and locking of the jaw joint. If you suffer from any of these symptoms or notice that you do clench or grind, then give our office a call.
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