Dental Care

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Gum Disease 101

Often times we only notice the signs of gum disease once the disease has progressed. Typically gum disease is painless which is why it goes…  read more →

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How to Avoid Cavities During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time where many indulge...but don't forget about cavities. Keep reading for the best tips on keeping your teeth cavity free…  read more →

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Winter Teeth Care Tips

Oral health is important at any time of the year, however during the winter it is especially important due to the cold climate. A variety of factors…  read more →

Combat Tooth Sensitivity: Know the Causes and Treatments Available

If you’ve ever sipped a steaming beverage or taken a bite of delicious but freezing ice cream and experienced painful, aching sensations in your…  read more →

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Sugar vs. Your Smile

While sweetened beverages like soda, sweetened teas and energy drinks may be a delicious treat every once in a while, it’s important to…  read more →

Truths About Mouthwash

A standard dental routine includes brushing, flossing and sometimes, rinsing with mouthwash. The importance of brushing and flossing is commonly…  read more →

February is National Children's Dental Health Month

When it comes to good oral care, children are still learning best practices and it's important that parents, caregivers, and teachers provide ongoing…  read more →

Questions to Consider When Choosing a Family Dentist

Choosing a dentist may seem like a straightforward task, but when selecting the right dentist for you and your family, it’s important to do your…  read more →

Is Flossing Necessary?

Is Flossing Really Necessary?

A recent study of Americans and their flossing habits revealed that over 32% never floss and less than 30% floss every day.  This is a large…  read more →

Bottled Water and Your Teeth… What You Need to Know

It’s hard to believe, but bottled water wasn’t always so popular. It was once reserved for offices with a water cooler or for carbonated…  read more →

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Why do I have White Spots on My Teeth?

White spots on your teeth can occur from primarily two conditions – Hypoplasia and Hypomineralization – both of which affect the way that…  read more →

Light Activated Teeth Whitening

What You Need to Know about Light Activated Teeth Whitening

No matter how well you care for your teeth, certain lifestyle choices such as regularly drinking coffee and tea as well as genetic factors can have an…  read more →

About Gum Disease and How to Prevent It

Gum disease, or Periodontitis, is an infection of the gums and supporting tissues of the teeth. It is usually caused by Biofilm (plaque), calculus,…  read more →

The Facts about Wisdom Teeth

Often, when at the “age of wisdom,” young adults, ages 17-25, get their wisdom teeth. Wisdom teeth, technically known as third molars, are…  read more →

Sensitive Teeth

4 Dental Care Tips for Sensitive Teeth From Rochester's Cosmetic Dentistry Pros

If you have sensitive teeth, eating hot and cold foods and even brushing can cause real discomfort. Fortunately, there are several dental care…  read more →

Wisdom Teeth

3 Facts About Wisdom Teeth From a Rochester Orthodontist

Wisdom teeth can pose quite a few problems should they become impacted. That's why most orthodontists recommend having wisdom teeth removed to prevent…  read more →

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How Do Your Teeth Evolve With Age? A Cosmetic Dentistry Pro Explains

Teeth change over time, with activities from chewing to smoking cigarettes altering their color, position, and more. A cosmetic dentistry professional…  read more →

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How to Prevent Teeth Grinding From Rochester's Restorative Dentistry Experts

Whether you grind your teeth while you sleep or throughout your busy day, this habit can pose severe health repercussions. Rochester, New York's…  read more →

Flossing

Don't Believe the Hype: Why You Should Definitely Still Be Flossing

By now, you've probably heard the news reports questioning the efficacy of what dentists have been stressing the importance of for decades: flossing.…  read more →

Toothbrush

Cosmetic Dentistry Experts Explain How & Why to Keep Your Toothbrush Clean

Brushing is an integral part of good oral hygiene. However, people often forget that their toothbrush also needs to be taken care of. The cosmetic…  read more →

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