Floss Your Teeth With One of These Tools

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There are many oral health tools you can use to supply your home with to keep your family’s oral health in tip-top shape. In fact, when it comes to dental floss, there is a sea of options to choose from at the store. Luckily, our team at Cottage Grove Dental... Read more »

What To Do About Teeth Whitening for Sensitive Teeth

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Do you wish your smile was a little brighter? If you do, you may know that you could consider having your teeth whitened. You may also know that there are several options you could consider—but do you know which option might be best for someone with sensitive teeth? If you’re... Read more »

Dental Phobias: How They Affect Your Oral Health

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You probably know that being afraid of the dentist is quite common. Similarly, you probably know that not visiting your dentist can lead to a number of problems—both in your mouth and with your overall health. Fortunately, there are a few things you can try to help with dental phobia.... Read more »

Solving The Equation Of Dental Calculus

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Most of us equate calculus to an advanced level of mathematics that makes the brain hurt. But in the dental world, calculus is another name for tartar, which is a hardened plaque that can cause a lot of harm to your oral health. Pre-Calculus, Or Plaque Dental calculus starts out... Read more »

Do I Have Leukoplakia?

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Brushing and flossing your teeth daily are optimal ways to maintain oral health, but problems may still develop such as sores in the mouth. One type of sore, leukoplakia, has been associated with oral cancer. Do you have leukoplakia? Leukoplakia Leukoplakia sores appear as thick, white or gray patches on... Read more »

What Smoking Does To Your Teeth And Gums

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Smoking tobacco can wreak havoc on your health, including your dental health. Those who smoke put themselves at risk of periodontal disease, tooth decay, and more serious problems such as oral cancer. Here are some of the dental problems that can happen to those who smoke. Problems With Teeth Smoking... Read more »