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When it comes to selecting a new dentist there are a number of things to be considered. Chief among these considerations is whether you are looking for a general dentist for ongoing care, maintenance and checkups, or whether you are looking for a dental specialist equipped to provide a specific treatment (be it restorative or...
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Overview A dental implant is a titanium post (like a tooth root) that is surgically positioned into the jawbone beneath the gum line that allows your dentist to mount replacement teeth or a bridge into that area. An implant doesn’t come loose like a denture can. Dental implants also benefit general oral health because they...
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TOOTH SENSITIVITY Definition Tooth sensitivity occurs when the enamel that protects our teeth gets thinner, or when gum recession occurs, exposing the underlying surface, the dentin, thus, reducing the protection the enamel and gums provide to the tooth and root. Signs & Symptoms If hot, cold, sweet or very acidic foods and drinks, or breathing...
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Overview Even though we’ve been brushing and flossing our teeth for years and years, many of us are surprised to learn that we’re not doing it properly. Case in point: Did you know that proper brushing takes at least two minutes? Most adults do not come close to brushing that long. These four steps are...
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Overview Even though we’ve been brushing and flossing our teeth for years and years, many of us are surprised to learn that we’re not doing it properly. Case in point: Did you know that proper brushing takes at least two minutes? Most adults do not come close to brushing that long. These four steps are...
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Alfred E. Aguero, DMD

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