Dental Care

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How Does Dry Mouth Affect Your Dental Health?

Most people have experienced a dry, uncomfortable sticky feeling in their mouths at one time or another. Dry mouth, also known as xerostomia, happens…  read more →

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Go-to Tips for Maintaining Dental Health

We reopened our offices in June and have been happy to able to welcome back a number of current and new patients. However, we understand there is a…  read more →

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How Green Is Your Dental Routine?

Reducing your ecological footprint is just one of many ways that you can help to create a sustainable environment. A few simple changes to your dental…  read more →

Do I really need my tooth extracted?

Here at Buhite & Buhite DDS we will go to every length possible to try and repair or “save” a damaged tooth. However, there are some…  read more →

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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 →

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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 →

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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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