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Mail Order Smile

I’m really excited, I just finally got my Perfect Veneers, my Perfect Smile Veneers in the mail. And we’re gonna open it and give it a try.

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Is Fluoride Bad For You

And the last of our most frequently asked questions, is fluoride bad for you? This has been a topic of debate for many years now. The bottom line is, there’s been no conclusive evidence that the fluoride in your drinking water, toothpaste, in mouth rinse, puts you at any further risk for health problems.

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Does Mouth Wash Really Work

Question number eight. Does mouthwash really work?

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How Many Times a Year Should I Go to the Dentist

Question number seven. This question I get all the time. How many times a year should I go to see my dentist? You want to get in the habit of having your teeth professionally cleaned four times per year. I know this sounds like a lot, but it’s a really small price to pay if it means that in exchange, you’ll have peace of mind, and you’ll have really clean teeth.

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What Age Should I Start Taking My Child to the Dentist

Question number six. At what age do I start taking my kid to the dentist? The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends taking your child to the dentist by the age of one or within six months after the first tooth erupts. Baby teeth begin growing in around six months of age, now if we’re being realistic it can be tough to bring in such a young child to the dentist.

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Is Teeth Whitening Bad For Your Teeth

And question number five, is teeth whitening really bad for your teeth? Listen, everything in moderation, guys. If you’re getting a little obsessive with the teeth whitening, it can weaken and damage the tooth structure, but if you bleach your teeth once a year for example, you’ll have nothing to worry about.

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What Should I Look For in a Dentist

Question number four. What do I look for when searching for a new dentist? There are several things to consider here. Number one, when you’re searching for a new dentist you want to call the office and ask the staff member if the dentist wears dental loops. These are basically magnifying glasses that a dentist wears to see exponentially better. Although this is not considered standard of care for a dentist, it certainly should be. If the staff member answers no to this question, run.

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Is Radiation From Dental X-rays Bad

Number two, should people be concerned about the radiation from dental x-rays? Patients frequently declined dental x-rays because they’re worried about the harmful effects and the potential radiation exposure they can be experiencing. The answer to this question is that while dental x-rays do produce radiation, the amount or dose is infinitely small and does not pose a risk. Not to mention with the advent of things like protective barriers and digital sensors, dentist are further reducing the amount of exposure to their patients. For comparison, here are a few things that most people come across in their daily lives that also exposed them to radiation.

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