Oral Health Keys: Toothbrushing Techniques

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Even if you are brushing your teeth twice per day as intended, it may not be having the effects that you intended for it. This is because we often find herself not practicing effective tooth brushing techniques, and end up doing a few things wrong that could be potentially limiting the effectiveness of brushing. Always… Read more »

Consistent Oral Hygiene Practices Are a Necessary Part of Preventing Gum Disease

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Gum disease can vary in severity, symptoms, and potential complications. It often starts when inconsistencies in your oral hygiene practices fail to adequately clear food particles, plaque, and other bacterial deposits from your mouth. Early symptoms of developing gingivitis often includes: periodontal tissues that bleed easily when brushing, and flossing. This could also be accompanied… Read more »

Surgical Options for Tooth Sensitivity

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Tooth sensitivity is a problem for around 20 percent of Americans, and it’s a problem we see daily at Pitner Family Dentistry in Bessemer, Alabama. Here are a few bits of prevention advice and pieces of data on treatment options. Both periodontal disease and sensitivity can be prevented if you follow healthy oral hygiene suggestions…. Read more »

Antiseptic Mouthwash Cannot Replace Dental Floss

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The American Dental Association encourages you to maintain a consistent daily oral hygiene regimen to help reduce your chances of suffering from cavities and gum disease. This includes brushing your teeth twice each day and flossing at least once. In recent years, the active ingredients and potency of antiseptic mouthwash has increased. Vigorously rinsing your… Read more »

Recontouring Your Smile

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You are eating popcorn at the movie theater when your teeth crack down on a solid kernel. You think nothing of it until later when you feel a small chip in one of your teeth. One of the best options to fix that tooth is recontouring. Recontouring your teeth is a simple, speedy procedure to… Read more »