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Fluoride fun after Halloween

November 06, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   cavities,enamel,fluoride,kid teeth   |   0 Comments

We LOVED Halloween this year at Falling Creek Dental! We hope that all of our patients had a great day, too. What is one of the biggest factors to a successful Halloween? CANDY. So delicious! When it comes to your teeth, candy is OK in moderation, but it helps to strengthen your teeth after a […]

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Going against the grind – when to ask Dr. G about a mouthguard

The “daily grind” can have a completely different meaning when referring to grinding your teeth while you sleep. The medical term for grinding your teeth in your sleep is, “Bruxism,” and it can manifest itself as a  short term or lifelong habit. But when does it become more than a nuissance? If you experience any […]

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Porcelain veneers – top myths debunked

Have you ever noticed that the smile of one of your favorite movie stars varies greatly from their films in the 80s to their films today? Chances are, they have porcelain veneers. Not only has the actor’s smile come a long way since the 80s, but porcelain veneers have, too. You’ve most likely heard the […]

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Baby teeth – why they’re so important to care for

August 19, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   baby teeth,Baby Teeth,kid teeth,Pediatric Dentistry   |   0 Comments

When those first few baby teeth erupt, you may be wondering what type of care they need…after all, they’re just going to end up falling out, right? “Baby teeth may be small, but they’re important. They act as placeholders for adult teeth. Without a healthy set of baby teeth, your child will have trouble chewing […]

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