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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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How Does Fluoride Protect Your Teeth?
... Problems with Over-useEating or swallowing too much fluoride can contribute to a discoloration of teeth called dental fluorosis, which varies in appearance from small white striations to stained pitting and severe brown mottling of the enamel...

Understanding the Latest News on Fluoride
...As a result, dentists have begun to notice an increased prevalence of a condition known as Dental Fluorosis...

Be Aware of Your Family's Fluoride Intake to Avoid Staining
... Too much fluoride, though, can cause enamel fluorosis, a permanent staining of tooth enamel...

3 Common Sources of Fluoride You Might Not Know About
...7 milligrams of fluoride per liter of water as the optimum balance of maximum protection from tooth decay and minimal risk of a type of tooth staining called dental fluorosis...

3 Fluoride Sources You Should Monitor for Your Family's Dental Health
...If a child consumes too much fluoride over an extended period of time, it could cause a condition called enamel fluorosis in which the enamel surface develops mottled or streaked staining...

Fluoride & Your Child
... Teeth that are over-exposed to fluoride as they are forming beneath the gum line can develop a condition called enamel fluorosis, which is characterized by a streaked or mottled appearance...

Fluoride
...If developing teeth absorb too much fluoride, they can become permanently stained or even pitted — a condition referred to as enamel fluorosis...

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