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Preventative Dentistry at Home

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Regular visits to your dental provider are your first line of defense against oral health issues such as tooth decay, periodontal (gum) disease, and oral cancer. This is why your Concord, NH dentist wants to see you every six months, or twice per year. We know, however that optimum oral health really starts at home, and this is why our hygiene team takes the time t to educate you about your oral health, and offer tips and suggestions for brushing and flossing. The truth is, you can actually prevent many dental issues with an excellent home care routine. Here are some ideas for preventative dentistry at home.

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Getting Your Child Excited for the Dentist

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Setting your child up for success at their dental appointments starts even before their first visit! There are many things you can do at home to get your child excited about going to the dentist so they will know that dental appointments are fun and not scary. Your children's dentist in Concord has some tips for getting your child excited about the dentist.

Bring Your Child to Your Own Appointments

A great way to introduce your child to the dental office is to bring them along to your own dental appointments. They'll see you in the chair and understand that going to the dentist is easy and can even be fun. Leading ...

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What Happens When You Don't Get a Cavity Filled?

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Cavities are common, and chances are you've already had a few treated in your lifetime. When teeth begin to decay, a cavity is formed in your tooth, and when you have this treated, your dentist will remove the decay, and insert a filling to prevent any further decay in that area. Cavities can form in several areas of a tooth, including the chewing surface, between the teeth, or on the root of the teeth. 

Even when you visit your dentist regularly, tooth decay can still happen. However, if your cavities go untreated, the decay can worsen drastically. While regular cavities often don't cause pain, progressed tooth decay can often cause ...

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What Are the Most Common Dental Procedures?

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Dentists treat an incredible array of conditions (which is just one of the reasons why it’s so important to see a general dentist in Concord with plenty of experience and skill!).

There are some treatments, however, that are more common than others:

  1. Cleanings and ExaminationsEveryone should have a professional cleaning and preventive examination at least twice per year. These treatments are crucial for both avoiding common dental conditions and catching any developing problems as early as possible, when treatment is simple and inexpensive.
  2. FillingsStatistics show that just about every American adult will have at least one cavity at some point in their lifetime. While brushing, flossing, and ...

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Comparing Dentures and Dental Implants

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According to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, nearly 70 percent of adults who are 35 to 44 years old in the United States are missing at least one tooth. Whatever the reason—accident, gum disease, or tooth decay—the fact is that there is no need to live life with teeth missing. There are options available today that can restore the form and function of your teeth—and improve your quality of life.

Dentures as a Replacement for Missing Teeth

Also referred to as “false teeth,” dentures have been the tried-and-true replacement for missing teeth for a long time. Although their quality has improved in recent years, there are still ...

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Treating Bruxism

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Bruxism Vs. TMJ

Bruxism and TMJ are both fairly common dental-related conditions, and they have comparable symptoms. Because of the similar symptoms, it’s important that you visit an experienced dentist to ensure that your condition is properly diagnosed. 

What is Bruxism?

Bruxism is a disorder that causes a patient to grind their teeth involuntarily while sleeping. This can cause intense joint pain, as well as damage to your teeth. Many people aren’t actually aware that they are clenching their teeth in their sleep if no other symptoms have shown, even in chronic cases. 

Not only can Bruxism lead to tooth loss, but it can actually lead to TMJ for a patient, so it’s ...

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Advantages of Invisalign

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Almost seventy-five percent of children and teens have teeth alignment issues such as crookedness, crowding, or gapping. Generally, most kids with these problems will have orthodontic treatments, like braces, to move their teeth back into place while they are young. Yet, what do you do when you are an older teen or adult and don’t want to commit to two years or more of unsightly and uncomfortable braces? At White Park Dental, Dr. Sreemali Vasantha and Dr. David Bogacz offer Invisalign treatment to their teen and adult patients in the Concord, NH area. 

Benefits of the Invisalign Treatment

  • More comfortable – The Invisalign treatment uses smooth, clear plastic alignment trays that ...

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