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Can Jaw Pain Be Treated By My Dentist?

Temporomandibular joint pain (also known as TMJ disorders) is caused by the sliding joint that connects your jaw to your skull. This, in turn, causes inflammation in the joint and the surrounding muscles. It is among the types of pain disorders that can be treated by a dentist as opposed…
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All About Flossing

Why do dentists encourage flossing daily? Because it is one of the best methods we have to prevent gum disease. Flossing can get rid of tartar that has accrued near the surface of the gumline preventing it from getting underneath the gumline where it can do significantly more damage and…
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Remineralizing Teeth in Sedona

In addition to brushing and flossing, remineralization is a great way to strengthen teeth that have been damaged due to everyday life. The best part is that the body accomplishes much of this on its own. You just need to encourage it. In this article, we’ll discuss how. The Demineralization…
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Fixing a Failed Root Canal

A root canal is a procedure involving the removal of infected pulp and the cleaning and disinfecting of the tooth. The tooth is then sealed to prevent future infection. But what happens if this procedure goes wrong? Root canals can go wrong for any number of reasons. The infection can…
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How Does Fluoride Affect My Teeth?

There are real benefits and risks to using fluoride, so in this article, we’ll try to separate the science from the myth and give you a real sense of what fluoride is and how it works. Why Is There Fluoride in Drinking Water? Fluoride occurs naturally in soil, water, and…
Peak Family Dental Care
January 28, 2020
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How Often Should I Get Dental X-Rays?

Dental X-rays aren’t necessarily the most pleasant of experiences. In fact, they’re rather uncomfortable. Not quite as uncomfortable as a needle in your gums, but still uncomfortable nonetheless. The question then becomes: How often should you have your teeth X-rayed? Well, there are just some things that you can see…
Peak Family Dental Care
January 21, 2020

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