Enamel Erosion Is a Common Cause of Tooth Sensitivity

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Tooth sensitivity can cause you to limit your food and beverage choices. Beyond the adverse effects to your quality of life, tooth sensitivity can also be a symptom of weakened tooth enamel. If you enjoy acidic foods and beverages on a regular basis, it can gradually erode the mineral density of your tooth enamel. If… Read more »

Cavity Restoration 101

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Along with excellent daily oral care–brushing at least twice each day and flossing at least once daily–keeping up with periodic dental checkups is your biggest preventative for dental caries along with gum disease. We also check to make sure old dental fillings aren’t leaking, causing further decay. Checkups allow your dentist to find early signs… Read more »

Enamel Is Strengthen by Fluoride Treatments

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Fluoride occurs in nature. It can often be found in very small concentrations in certain natural water sources. A significant amount of research has found that low doses of fluoride in multiple sources will help to strengthen your tooth enamel. On a microscopic level, enamel is composed of minerals and crystal structures. Acidic foods and… Read more »