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Recurring Sinus Infections Could Be a Sign of Tooth Decay

It seems like every year you make at least one trip to the doctor for a sinus infection. You might blame it on allergies or a "bug" floating around, Read More

Stop Tooth Decay Before It Derails Your Child's Dental Development

From birth to early adulthood, your child's teeth, gums and jaws develop at a rapid pace. And, for the most part, nature takes its course without our help. But tooth Read More

Frequent Sinus Infections? Take a Trip to Your Dentist

If you suffer frequent sinus infections, you might want to see a dentist. No, really—your recurring sinusitis might stem from a decayed tooth. Tooth decay can start as a cavity, Read More

Too Much Sugar Can Wreck More Than Your Teeth

You've heard it. Your parents heard it—maybe even your grandparents too. Dentists have been alerting people for more than half a century that high sugar consumption contributes to tooth Read More

Are Lasers the Future for Treating Advanced Tooth Decay?

Advanced tooth decay is a serious dental problem that can threaten an affected tooth's survival. But for decades now dentists have reliably used root canal treatment to better a Read More

Your Reoccurring Sinus Infections May Actually Be Caused by Tooth Decay

If you suffer frequent sinus infections, you might want to talk with your dentist about it. It could be your chronic sinus problems stem from a deeply decayed or Read More

Don't Let Summer Heat Increase Your Risk of Dental Disease

In many parts of the country, summer is often a synonym for "blast furnace" and can be downright hot and miserable. If you find yourself in such a climate, Read More

Your Sinus Infection Might be a Sign of a Tooth Problem

Each year thousands of people develop sinus infections from various causes. But there's one cause for sinusitis that might surprise you—tooth decay. Tooth decay begins when the acid produced by Read More

Here's How You Can Protect Your Child's Teeth from Tooth Decay

While dental diseases tend to be a greater concern as we get older, they also pose a potential threat to children. A particular type of tooth decay called early Read More

Dental Visits are Key to Detecting Early Developing Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is as relentless as it is destructive, and it makes little distinction between age, gender, ethnicity or social status. Although risk levels vary from person to person, Read More

Stop Root Cavities with Prevention and Prompt Treatment

Tooth decay is a highly destructive dental disease, responsible along with periodontal (gum) disease for most adult tooth loss. And we become even more susceptible to it as we Read More

Take These Steps to Prevent Early Decay in Your Baby's First Teeth

When your baby’s first teeth come in, you might not think it necessary yet to worry about tooth decay. But even infants can develop this common dental disease. In Read More

Tooth Decay can be Less of a Problem with Minimally Invasive Dentistry

“Less is more” is a truism for much of life. It’s also an important feature of an emerging approach to treating tooth decay known as minimally invasive dentistry (MID). MID Read More

Factors Besides Oral Hygiene that Influence Your Risk for Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is one of the world's most prevalent diseases — and one of the most preventable. We've known the primary prevention recipe for decades: brushing and flossing daily, Read More

Minimally Invasive Dentistry: A New Approach to Preventing and Treating Decay

Since the late 19th Century, dentists have used established protocols to successfully prevent and treat tooth decay. But there've been changes to this approach the last few years to Read More

4 Reasons Saving Your Child's Decayed Baby Tooth is a Good Idea

Despite everyone’s best efforts, one of your child’s primary (“baby”) teeth has become decayed to the point it might be lost prematurely. Saving it would require extensive treatment like Read More

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