Posts Tagged ‘cavities’

How Summer Treats Damage Good Oral Hygiene

Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Summer treats can really damage your teeth, but good oral hygiene can keep that smile dazzling!

Summers are always full of joy and gatherings of friends and family. From crab feasts and barbecues to ice creams and iced coffees, people get together to bond over food. Some people crave these sweet treats all year round but they prove to be a greater hurdle in the summer time. While these foods are delicious, they can be a major hazard to proper oral hygiene. According to Dr. Sameer Patel these summer treats full of high sugar and high acid levels can have dire effects on your teeth. (more…)

How Did a Cavity Just Appear?!

Friday, March 31st, 2017

 

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Do you feel yourself getting a cavity?

It can seem inevitable. Even when you’ve been following all of your dentist’s recommendations – brushing twice a day, flossing, gargling and scheduling routine cleaning appointments – a day comes when you know you have a cavity. You’ve been so careful – how did this happen? Believe it or not, there are a lot of reasons a cavity can manifest, apparently out of nowhere. More often than not, the smallest changes in your daily routine are to blame. Take a moment to consider your normal habits – diet, brushing style and design of toothbrush and gargle – and then examine of few of these possible causes. Believe it or not, seemingly unrelated changes in habit can negatively affect your oral hygiene and cause multiple cavities. (more…)

Why Do I Have a Toothache?

Monday, December 5th, 2016

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There are many different things that can cause a toothache, which is why it’s important to get an accurate assessment from your dentist.

Just about everyone has experienced the discomfort of a toothache at some point their lives. Cavities tend to be the most likely culprit, but they are actually just one of several possible toothache causes. Here are a few reasons your teeth might be not feel too happy. (more…)

The Unexpected Causes of Sudden Cavities

Friday, March 4th, 2016

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Certain vitamins, cough drops and other medicines are packed with unexpected sugar and known to cause sudden cavities.

Even those people who practice impeccable oral hygiene can still be susceptible to cavities. Why? There are lots of reasons, and finding the root cause of your sudden cavities isn’t always easy. Affinity Dental is here with some unexpected causes of sudden cavities to help you narrow down why you might be struggling. (more…)