Why Do I Have Sensitive Teeth?

Tooth sensitivity is characterized by a sharp painful sensation that occurs when the teeth are exposed to hot and cold drinks and/or food. Sensitive teeth are very common and usually not a cause for serious concern unless you have an undiagnosed oral health condition. Undiagnosed dental diseases often get worse and don’t tend to clear…

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Is Your Diet Harming Your Teeth?

May 13, 2014 We’ve all been taught from an early age that sugary foods such as candy and soda can be harmful to our teeth. However, it is important to know that other foods in your diet can be bad for your oral health. It’s not just candy and sugary drinks that should only be…

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How Diabetes Can Affect Your Oral Health

May 9, 2014 It is extremely important for diabetics to practice good oral hygiene, especially individuals with type 2 diabetes. In a controlled study Elsevier Science Ireland have concluded that individuals with type 2 diabetes are found to exhibit poor oral health. People with diabetes are more susceptible to bacterial infection, which puts them at…

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It’s Root Canal Awareness Week!

April 1, 2014 You’ve probably heard of the phrase “root canal” before, but do you really know what it means? A root canal occurs when the space within the tooth’s root becomes infected. When this happens, you need to get endodontic therapy. This procedure is also commonly referred to as a root canal or as…

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Are you afraid of going to the dentist?

March 21, 2014 You are not alone. Many people have a fear of the dentist. According to WebMD.com, about 5-8% of adults experience a dental phobia so strong that they avoid going to the dentist completely. This could be detrimental to your health, but don’t worry – Advanced DDS is here to help you. Having…

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