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It’s that gritty, sometimes sticky feeling film that builds up on your teeth. You may not be able to see it, but if you run your tongue across your teeth, you’ll feel it and know it’s there.
Plaque, also known as tartar when it calcifies or hardens, contains millions of bacteria.
It feeds off the sugars in the food you eat, producing acids that eat away at your tooth enamel. Ugh. If you don’t take measures to remove it regularly it will cause cavities, (holes in your enamel) and gingivitis, (swollen and inflamed gums) which is an early stage of gum disease.
Obviously, neither is desirable nor is plaque! (more…)
After her husband, producer Bruce Paltrow, succumbed to oral cancer in 2002, actress Blythe Danner made it her mission to help save other families from the heartache she and her children (Jake and Gwyneth Paltrow) suffered with his loss. Now active with the Oral Cancer Foundation, Blythe uses her fame to bring awareness to the […]
Millions of people suffer from mouth dryness, but most people just never talk about it. As your dental care providers, we don’t want you to keep it a secret anymore and mouth dryness really can be a problem. Why? Saliva is a very important fluid that moisturizes, lubricates, and aids in the first stages of […]