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tartar – commonly used term for dental calculus, hard, rough deposit on teeth that attracts plaque

temporomandibular joint disorder/dysfunction (TMD) – condition involving pain and tension in the jaw and facial area, may include restricted movement

temporomandibular joint (TMJ) – connecting hinge between lower jaw (mandible) and the base of the skull

treatment plan – set of procedures agreed upon by doctor and patient to address oral health concerns

trench mouth – gum disease involving severe mouth ulcers, loss of tissue, and halitosis

 

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Should You Brush Right After...

July 15th 2021

Enamel is the guardian of your teeth and the hardest material in the body. It’s the first defense against harmful bacteria which may lead to tooth decay. When you eat certain foods, it creates bacteria which attack your tooth enamel. Carbohydrates and sugary foods are examples of these foods. Brushing directly after eating can be...
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How to Prevent Baby Bottle...

July 1st 2021

Tooth decay in infants and toddlers is often referred to as “baby bottle” tooth decay. This type of tooth decay is often caused by bacteria shared by the primary caregiver or by a lack of proper oral hygiene. However, the most common cause is frequent and prolonged exposure to drinks containing sugar, especially in the...
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Early Dental Care Could Save...

June 15th 2021

The negative effects of poor oral hygiene are well documented, and can impact much more than your mouth. A lot of serious medical conditions can be caused or worsened by complications arising for poor oral health. Starting your child’s oral care off right serves the twofold benefit of modeling the importance of good oral hygiene...
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