Does Your Dentist Conjure Up Cavities?

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Cavities can be filled, but it is better to prevent cavities in the first place. If your dentist seems to conjure up cavities at every visit, then it’s up to you to break the cycle. But we are here to help you. Let’s work together. How can you lift the cavity curse? Schedule a preventative…

If My Gums Bleed, Should I Stop Flossing?

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This is a critical question occasionally asked by patients at the Center for Dental Anesthesia. The answer, however, is “No!” Bleeding is probably a sign that you need to clean your teeth and gums more thoroughly—not leave them alone. It is practically impossible to clean effectively between teeth without using floss or an interdental brush.…

How to Kick a Tooth Grinding Habit

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Plenty of individuals all over the world suffer from the habit of grinding their teeth. Some people grind their teeth because they are stressed, some people grind their teeth as a coping mechanism, and some people grind their teeth in their sleep without realizing it. Don’t Ignore Teeth Grinding Grinding of the teeth, clenching of the…

5 Critical Oral Cancer Facts

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  Dental Checkups Are Not Just About Cavities At the Center for Dental Anesthesia, we encourage people to come in twice a year for a dental examination and cleaning.  If you forego semiannual dental checkups because you don’t believe you have any cavities, perhaps getting an oral cancer screening is a more persuasive reason to…