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How to Brush Your Teeth and Healthy Dental Habits

Brushing your teeth is one of the most important things you can do for your dental health, but it's not just about brushing regularly. It is important to use the right technique and take over healthy dental habits to keep your teeth and gums in good shape.

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Teeth Whitening: Exploring the Benefits and Risks of Different Methods

When we think of strong, healthy teeth, odds are we are also envisioning teeth that are pearly white. It does add a little something extra to your teeth to have them as bright and cheery as your smile.

Manual or Electric Toothbrush: Which One Should You Use?

Good oral hygiene is essential for maintaining a healthy smile and preventing dental problems. One of the most important tools for keeping your teeth clean is a toothbrush. But with so many options available, it can be tough to decide whether to use a manual or electric toothbrush. In this blog post, we'll discuss the pros and cons of each type of toothbrush to help you make an informed decision for what you think will be best for you.

How Does Sugar Effect Your Teeth?

Sugar is a common ingredient found in many foods and drinks. While it can be delicious, consuming too much sugar can have negative effects on your health, including your teeth. In this article, we'll take a closer look at how sugar affects your teeth and what you can do to minimize the damage.

How Many Teeth Do Humans Have

Fun fact! The Nigersaurus, a long-necked dinosaur from the middle Cretaceous period, had over five hundred teeth! Could you imagine having to brush and floss that every night?

When Do Kids Start Losing Baby Teeth?

Children go through many changes and phases. Mental and emotional development starts immediately with attachment to their parents or caregivers, and their brains take off from there. But what about the physical changes? Like teeth. Baby teeth are interesting as they don’t cut through the gums all at the same time. Baby teeth don’t start coming in until around five to seven months of age, and then it’s only a couple teeth at a time.

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What to Eat After Wisdom Teeth Removal

It’s common for us as adults to have to get our wisdom teeth removed. We often put it off as long as we can until the teeth either bother us, or the other teeth in our mouth are getting jammed because of them. At some point, with he urging of our dentist, we finally give in and we decide to get them removed. Some can simply be pulled; in which case you don’t have to get stitches. If they are impacted...

Emergency Dental Care

Emergency Dental Care

There is nothing quite like the pain of a toothache. It hurts, it throbs, and no matter how much ibuprofen or cool compresses you put on it, the ache is still there. Most dentists have an emergency dental schedule or some even have a completely different phone number you can call to make sure you are seen as soon as possible. But what is emergency dental care? And, do you really fall into that category?

Dental Fillings: What They are and Why We get Them

Dental Fillings: What They are and Why We get Them

Oral health comes in a wide variety. Toothpaste, dental floss, electric toothbrushes, water picks, and a type of mouthwash for dry mouth, mouth sores, and cavities. We are given many tools to help create a healthy mouth and strong teeth. However, rarely do people have perfect oral health and it is completely normal to miss brushing or flossing your teeth.

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How to Fix a Tooth without a Dentist

Nothing is quite as bad as a toothache from cavities, infection, or a tooth broken/knocked out. Teeth take a lot of care, and often we use and abuse them. So, when we finally hit a point where a tooth can’t go without some real help, we often look for how to fix a tooth without a dentist. One thing to note is that you can’t permanently solve a tooth problem without the knowledge and abilities of a dental clinic and all they have to offer.

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5 Key Signs That It's Time to Get a Dental Crown

Many people try to ignore oral health issues because dental procedures can be scary and costly. But some are necessary to preserve your teeth and to avoid more costly, time-consuming procedures in the future. So how do you know if it's time to visit your dentist to discuss dental crowns? A severe toothache, discoloration of the tooth, receding gums, sensitive teeth, and/or a cracked tooth are the 5 key signs of a problem that might require a dental crown.

Systemic Diseases Caused By Oral Infections

Systemic diseases are conditions that affect the entire body and can be caused by a variety of factors. In this article, we will focus on systemic diseases that are caused by oral infections. Poor oral hygiene is a major risk factor for developing these diseases, so it is important to make sure you are taking steps to keep your mouth healthy!

Dental Implants: Everything You Need to Know About This Procedure

Dental implants are a popular option for people who are looking to replace missing teeth. This surgical procedure involves the placement of a titanium post into the jawbone, and then a dental prosthetic is attached to the post.

Is The Cost Of Professional Teeth Whitening Worth It?

When it comes to teeth whitening, there are a few different options available. You can buy over-the-counter products, or you can go to a professional for treatment. Teeth whitening treatments offered by professionals can be expensive, but is the cost worth it? In this article, we will consider the pros and cons of professional teeth whitening and help you decide if it is the right choice for you!

Dangerous DIY Dental Trends on TikTok

Dangerous DIY Dental Trends on TikTok

If you're a parent, you've very likely heard one of your kids talking about TikTok. It's a social media app that is popular with teenagers and young adults. And while it can be a fun way to connect with friends and share videos, there are some dangers associated with it.

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How to Remove Tartar from Teeth: The Best Tips and Tricks

If you're like most people, you probably don't think about your teeth until there's a problem. Tartar is one of the most common problems that people have with their teeth, and it can be difficult to remove without the help of a dentist. In this post, we discuss the best tips and tricks for removing tartar from your teeth. We'll also talk about how to prevent tartar from forming in the first place.

Gum Disease

Can Gum Disease be Cured

Gum disease is typically caused by a build-up of bacteria, food particles, and saliva on your teeth. This is more commonly known as "plaque". Over time, this plaque can harden and turn into tartar. Tartar is much more difficult to remove than plaque and can only be removed by a professional dental cleaning.


How to Fix a Cavity

Believe it or not, 92% of adults have developed or will develop a cavity at some point in their lives (Radiance Dental). Cavities are tiny holes in teeth that result from poor dental hygiene practices. While the damage from a cavity is permanent, there are ways that your dentist can help stop a cavity from getting worse. And, of course, there are preventive measures you can take to avoid tooth decay.

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Tips for a Healthy Smile

Here at ABG Dental, it is our top priority to provide the best dental care for all of our patients. And while dental checkups twice a year are extremely important for keeping up with your oral health, for the other 363 days a year, it is your responsibility to take care of your teeth. To help you maintain a healthy smile, here are some tips for practicing good oral hygiene year-round.


What is Gingivitis and How to Prevent it

Gingivitis is a very mild form of gum disease. It can cause your mouth to become red and swollen, and can cause bleeding. If you do not get the proper treatment for gingivitis it can escalate into periodontitis, which is a more severe level of gum disease. Usually, gingivitis doesn’t cause pain.