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Online Dental Education Library

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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Four Tips for Preventing Premature Loss of Baby Teeth From Tooth Decay
... Consider topical fluoride or sealants for extra protection...

Treating a Baby Tooth with Inner Decay can be Complicated - but Still Necessary
...Using other sealants could inhibit the natural process when the primary tooth’s roots begin to dissolve (resorb) to allow it to eventually give way...

Back-to-School Is an Excellent Time for a Dental Checkup
...Preventive Treatment Speaking of protecting your child's teeth, an end-of-summer appointment is a good time to ask about preventive measures like tooth-strengthening fluoride treatments or protective dental sealants...

Primary Teeth Decay Could Affect Your Child's Future Dental Health
...Sealants on the biting surfaces of teeth deprive bacterial plaque of nooks and crannies to hide, especially in back molars and pre-molars...

What is Causing My Tooth Pain?
... Keeping pain away Key preventive care includes: Daily flossing and brushing A tooth-sparing diet, low in sugar, carbs, and acids No smoking or chewing tobacco Fluoride toothpaste, in-office treatments, and fluoridated water Dental sealants Six-month examinations and cleanings with your family dentist We're here for you For sudden dental pain or other emergencies, please call Your Family Dentist for a consultation on root canal therapy and the other restorative services we offer in our Peoria, AZ, office...

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