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Dental Hygiene tips for a stellar smile

Article from the Academy of General DentistryHygiene tips for a stellar smile* Brush with the radio on- dentists recommend brushing for the entire length of a song.*Use fluoridated, antimicrobial toothpastes and mouth rinses. They help to make the tooth structure resistant to decay.* Keep oral hygiene products at work. Studies ...

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Dental Tip Tuesday-Five tips you probably haven’t heard from a dentist before

Five Tips you probably haven't heard from a dentist beforeTips from Plumb Dental - Dr. Scott Ellis 1. How can you get your children to brush better? Show your children online pictures of rampant dental caries. This is a big deterrent for them eating loads of treats and a great incentive ...

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Dental tip Tuesday – How to improve your dental health

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Dental Tips for Pregnant Women

A recent study showed that 42.5% of pregnant women were not seeing the dentist during their pregnancies. It's super important to see your dentist during pregnancy because not only may he/she be able to recognize specific oral health conditions that regularly occur during pregnancies, but also having your teeth and ...

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Important news for patients who pre-med

In January 2015, the American Dental Association announced a major change in the use of pre-med antibiotics prior to dental procedures in patients with prosthetic joints. The bottom line is that few, if any patients with artificial joints now need pre-med antibiotics! In 2012, a panel of experts with ...

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Root canal vs Implant. Which choice is right? Dr. Plumb answers your question

When deciding between whether to restore a tooth requiring root canal therapy, or replacing the tooth with an implant, the biggest factor is the long term prognosis for the tooth. The prognosis is determined by how much healthy tooth structure remains after the root canal therapy is completed. The more ...

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Dental Tip Tuesday – Dental Cavities

From the Center for Disease Control (CDC): More Than 20% of Seniors over 65 had untreated cavities in 2008.USA Today reported that "cavities are not just for kids." Figures from the CDC indicate that "more than 20% of people over age 65 had untreated cavities in 2008," with "poor people, ...

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Dental Tip Tuesday – “Smart” Mouth Guards

Dental note from Dr. Plumb: The dental field is so exciting because of constant improvements in techniques and upgrades in technology. One recent development is the smart mouth guard. It is a mouth guard with sensors imbedded in the material which will provide the wearer as well as his/her dentist ...

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Dental Tip Tuesday – Periodontitis

Center for Disease Control (CDC) Study: Nearly Two-Thirds of US Adults over 30 have Periodontitis.A press release announced that "a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirms that nearly one out of two U.S. adults age 30 and over - 64.7 million Americans - has ...

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Plumb Dental Campaign

  Plumb Dental is excited to announce our new campaign... Share Your Smile!We want to know what makes you smile? Stay tuned for more of our campaign news. And THANK YOU for allowing Plumb Dental to serve you.    

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