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Are You Prone to Cavities?

Even if you brush and floss several times a day, you can still get cavities. Unfortunately, your diet and DNA have a major influence on how prone you are to getting cavities. Due to our sugary western diets, dentists are seeing more and more cavities among patients. As the bacteria in our bodies breaks down […]

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Fixing a Chipped Tooth

Whether you’ve simply fallen during a physical activity or chewed on a piece of hard candy, a chipped tooth can leave you feeling quite embarrassed. Before you begin to panic, a chipped tooth can always be repaired. There are actually several methods that can be used to get your smile looking back to normal. Different […]

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Worst Behavior for Teeth

If you brush your teeth, floss and use mouth wash on a regular basis then you are on the right track to maintaining a healthy smile. While you may be practicing great oral hygiene, you could be doing a couple things that negatively impact your smile. Toothbrush with Hard Bristles Your gums can actually recede […]

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Why are Third Molars Called “Wisdom Teeth?”

Third molars have been referred to as “teeth of wisdom” since the 17th century and then changed to “wisdom teeth” in the 19th century. These molars appear much later than other teeth, often between the ages of 17 and 25. Linguists refer to third molars as wisdom teeth because they develop at the age that […]

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How Long Does Crown Sensitivity Last?

Sensitivity after receiving a dental crown varies from patient-to-patient. Typically patients feel some sensitivity to hot or cold liquids and foods. In regards to permanent crowns, you may feel some aching when you bite or a bit of tenderness. After you receive temporary crowns, you could experience an abnormal bite or gum tissue sensitivity. The […]

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How Effective Are Whitening Toothpastes?

Whitening your teeth can be achieved in two ways – bleaching the teeth or non-bleaching whitening products. When using bleach, both intrinsic and extrinsic stains will be removed. On the other hand, non-bleaching products use physical or chemical action to remove surface stains.  Whitening toothpastes are one of the most common methods of teeth whitening, […]

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Options for Replacing a Missing Tooth

Teeth can fall out for many reasons, whether it’s a sports related injury or poor oral hygiene. Before choosing the best method to replace your missing teeth, consider which ones are missing. If you’ve lost molars, you may need a procedure that is not necessary for missing front teeth. Below are several options you can […]

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Electric Toothbrushes vs Manual Toothbrushes

Invented in the late 1930s, the manual toothbrush has revolutionized the way we maintain our oral hygiene. Over the last few decades, updates have been established to enhance the toothbrush’s functionality and overall effectiveness. In the late ‘90s, the electric toothbrush grabbed a lot of attention, but is it really more effective than the traditional […]

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Common Problems with Baby Teeth

At Lindner Dental, we understand the importance of keeping your child happy and healthy. Maintaining your little one’s oral hygiene ensures that your child won’t suffer any oral setbacks in the future. Begin by cleaning your baby’s mouth and wiping the gums with a gauze pad. When the teeth do come in, use a child’s […]

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