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Dental Crown Material

Best Dental Crown Material That Will Treat Your Teeth Like Royalty

By Jennifer | May 7, 2018

Choosing the right dentist requires a lot of research and contemplation. You want a dentist that know their craft to the core. Lucky for you, EVDP dentistry does not just know dental health, we are the ultimate experts. We know everything to the finest details and are continuously learning for our patients. We know what’s […]

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Teeth Smiling

How do Dental Professionals keep their Teeth smiling?

By Jennifer | May 4, 2018

You have probably heard the famous phrase “an apple a day will keep the doctor away.” If that were the case, then we can replace our dentist with an apple. Unfortunately, keeping our teeth healthy is far more complicated than just an apple. We often wonder why we get so many cavities when we brush […]

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Differences Between Tooth Decay and Cavities

By Jennifer | April 30, 2018

Tooth Decay and Cavities are not the same thing. However, one leads to the other. Tooth decay, also called dental caries, starts as plaque adheres to your teeth and builds up over time. Plaque acids attack your tooth enamel. If left unchecked, the acid can destroy the surface of your teeth. Eventually, it can create […]

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Child Dental Care

6 Smart Child Dental Care Tips

By Jennifer | April 20, 2018

A healthy smile is important to your child’s health and sense of well being. Tooth decay is the most common childhood health problem in the United States. If you don’t treat decay, your child risks pain and infection that can cause problems with speaking, eating, and general health. Compared to kids with poor oral health, children […]

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Bad Breath

Causes of Bad Breath

By Jennifer | March 30, 2018

No one likes bad breath. Halitosis, or bad breath, is usually caused by bacteria that live in your mouth. Bad breath can be caused by a variety of foods but can also be caused by medical conditions. So, if you have bad breath, you may consider consulting with your dentist to discuss the cause. Nearly 90 percent of people with […]

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How to Ease your Child’s Dental Fear

By Jennifer | March 23, 2018

According to the American Dental Association, as many as one in five Americans avoid going to the dentist because they are afraid. A painful or traumatic early experience with a dentist is the cause of this fear for many people. With some planning and preparation, it is possible to avoid bad dental experiences and also teach our children that dental care […]

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Holistic Dentistry

What is Holistic Dentistry?

By Jennifer | March 19, 2018

Holistic dentistry is a treatment approach that recognizes the link between dental health and overall systemic health. While most general dentists are concerned about providing the best possible solution to dental health problems, holistic dentists are also concerned about educating you about your options and including you to make sure that those solutions do not have a negative […]

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The Effects of Smoking

How Does Smoking Affect Your Teeth?

By Jennifer | March 12, 2018

Smoking is bad for your teeth and your dental health. Let’s be honest, you probably already knew that, but you may not have ever asked specifically how smoking affects your teeth. The American Dental Association has identified the major ways your dental health is undermined by tobacco products including cigarettes, cigars, pipes, and chewing tobacco products. Smoking stains your […]

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Best Age for Braces

What Is the Best Age for Braces?

By Jennifer | February 26, 2018

One of the most important questions parents ask is, “What is the best age for braces?” The short answer is simple. Once all of your child’s permanent teeth have come in, they can begin orthodontia. That usually means between the ages of ten and fifteen is a good time to start. But there are circumstances […]

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Pros and Cons of Dental Bonding

The Pros and Cons of Dental Bonding

By Jennifer | February 19, 2018

Dental bonding is a cosmetic and restorative procedure most often used to repair damage to or cover imperfections in the teeth that are most visible: the front teeth. Using dental bonding techniques, dentists can repair broken or chipped teeth, cover small imperfections and stains, and even close gaps between the front teeth. The procedure involves […]

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Dental Health for Mothers

Dental Health for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Mothers

By Jennifer | February 12, 2018

For many pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, the question of how to best protect your children while maintaining your own dental health comes up as soon as you consider having babies. In this post, we’ll provide the American Dental Association’s guidelines about the safety of engaging in dental procedures during pregnancy and lactation. But it is always best to consult your […]

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Dentist vs. Oral Surgeon

Dentist vs. Oral Surgeon for Tooth Extraction?

By Jennifer | February 5, 2018

If you need to have a tooth extracted, it’s normal to wonder whether you should go to a dentist or an oral surgeon to have the procedure. In most cases, you’ll make this decision with the help of your dentist. But let’s break the question down into the two distinct areas of information you need […]

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