Patient Education

Patient educationOur patient education section is designed to enable you to learn more about dentistry and oral health related topics. The more we educate each patient, the more informed everyone is about their dental health. If there is a topic you want to learn more about that you don't find on our website, please let us know. You will find information ranging from what causes bad breath to how to read x-rays to oral cancer. Please click any of the links below to go directly to that page.

  • Toothpaste Ingredients

    Toothpaste Ingredients Looking at the label on most toothpaste, it would seem that you need an advanced degree in biochemistry to decipher the ingredient names.Propylene glycol, sodium bicarbonate, sodium pyrophosphate, anhydrous dicalcium phosphate and dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate are all listed.

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  • Tooth Anatomy

    Tooth Anatomy This illustration shows the anatomy of a tooth and gums as well as the supporting structures that surround a tooth. Glossary of Terms: Blood vessels carry nutrients to the tooth. Bone alveolar bone forms the tooth socket and provides it with support. Cementum the

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  • Tooth Sensitivity

    Tooth Sensitivity Do you have or do you know someone who has sensitive teeth? If your answer is yes, you will have a true appreciation for the content of this page. What is tooth sensitivity? It can be defined as a painful reaction in one of more teeth triggered by hot, cold, sweet, or sour foods

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  • Smokeless Tobacco

    The Facts About Chewing Tobacco A lot of athletes get hooked before they know the facts about dip and chew. They don't know that spit tobacco: is highly addictive contains nicotine doesn't help performance is not a safe alternative to cigarettes Addiction is one tough opponent.

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  • Oncology Guide

    Oncology Reference Guide to Oral Health Head and Neck Radiation Therapy Pre-Cancer Treatment Oral Health Examination Chemotherapy Oral Complications of Cancer Treatment Blood and Marrow Transplantation Head and Neck Radiation Therapy Patients receiving radiation therapy to the

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  • How to Brush

    How to Brush Brushing is an essential part of the tooth-cleaning process. Brushing removes plaque from: the chewing surfaces the cheek and tongue sides of teeth at the gumline, where periodontal disease often begins Most people tend to brush too hard so we strongly advise the use of

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  • How to Floss

    How to Floss Flossing is an essential part of the tooth-cleaning process because it removes plaque from between teeth and at the gumline, where periodontal disease often begins. If you find using floss awkward or difficult, ask us about dental floss holders or interdental cleaning devices that are

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  • How to Read X Rays

    How to Read X-rays Dental x-rays enable us to see inside a tooth. This quick guide shows you some of what we see and what we are looking for. This is an x-ray of the back teeth on the upper arch. With x-rays, you can only see the hard tissues, such as the teeth and bone but you cannot see the

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  • Fluoride Experiment

    Fluoride Experiment This experiment simulates the protection power of fluoride. What you'll need: 1 bottle of fluoride rinse 2 eggs 1 bottle of white vinegar 3 containers What to do: Pour four inches of fluoride rinse solution into one of the containers and then place an egg

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  • Dry Mouth

    Dry Mouth What do I need to know about dry mouth? Everyone has a dry mouth once in a while--if they are nervous, upset or under stress. But if you have a dry mouth all or most of the time, it can be uncomfortable and can lead to serious health problems. Dry mouth... What is dry mouth? Symptoms

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  • Denture Care

    Denture Care Just because you may have dentures does not mean that you can ignore your oral health and hygiene. It is still important to seek regular dental services for evaluating the soft tissues and to examine the denture for proper fit, comfort, and function. Why should I clean my denture daily? Daily

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  • Dental X Rays

    Dental X-Rays - Radiographs What is a Dental X-Ray? The term x-ray is actually referring to the radiation that is used to make the image on the film. The radiograph or picture on the film is the resultant picture that we see. A radiograph is an extremely important diagnostic tool. These pictures

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  • Chemo and Your Mouth

    Chemotherapy and Your Mouth Are You Being Treated With Chemotherapy for Cancer? How Does Chemotherapy Affect the Mouth? What Mouth Problems Does Chemotherapy Cause? Why Should I See a Dentist? When Should I See a Dentist? What Will the Dentist and Dental Hygienist Do? What

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  • Bruxism Tooth Grinding

    Bruxism (Habitual Grinding of Teeth) Have you ever been told that you grind your teeth? Tooth grinding [bruxism] is an oral habit which involves clenching and grinding of the teeth. It is not uncommon in our society. Approximately 50% to 96% of adults experience bruxism and 15% of children acquire

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  • Conditions of the Tongue

    Conditions of the Tongue Hairy Tongue Hairy tongue is a benign change of the top surface of the tongue that is characterized by elongation of the many small nodules called papillae. It gets is name because the papillae resemble stubby hairs. The papillae can become stained from coffee, tea, colored

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  • Bad Breath

    Bad Breath (Halitosis) Bad breath (halitosis) can cause embarrassment, create social and psychological barriers, and even affect relationships. Causes The majority of bad breath problems begin in the mouth. Bad breath that is of oral cavity origin can be traced to a sulfur compound produced

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