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Bleeding Gums

How often should my teeth be professionally cleaned?

In extreme cases, some patients need cleanings every 30 days. Others may only need cleanings every few years. The majority of patients should receive cleanings every 3 - 6 months. The more effectively you brush, floss and clean your teeth yourself, the less frequent professional cleanings need to be.

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Oral Hygiene

How often should my teeth be professionally cleaned?

In extreme cases, some patients need cleanings every 30 days. Others may only need cleanings every few years. The majority of patients should receive cleanings every 3 - 6 months. The more effectively you brush, floss and clean your teeth yourself, the less frequent professional cleanings need to be.

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Cavities

What is a cavity?

The human mouth contains over 500 species of bacteria. Most of these are beneficial and keep us healthy. There are a few that cause harm and dental diseases. Streptococcus mutans is most commonly associated with the formation of dental cavities.

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Wisdom Teeth

Why do wisdom teeth often need extraction?

Also known as third molars, wisdom teeth often cause problems and need to be extracted. Being the last teeth in the mouth, they may be difficult to reach when brushing and flossing. Lack of proper cleaning can lead to oral disease, such as cavities, and infections that result in pain and/or swelling in the mouth, face and jaws. Infected wisdom teeth may not necessarily be painful, but if left untreated, the infection can spread to neighboring teeth and into the jawbone.

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Root Canal (Nerve Therepy)

What is a root canal (nerve therapy)?

After excessive trauma and damage, teeth can die internally. Trauma can be the result of a sports accident or a deep cavity. A dead tooth will cause infection, swelling and pain. When this happens, there are two possible treatments that will solve the problem: