Revamp Your Oral Health Care with Healthy Foods to Eat

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Did you know that there are products in your oral health care repertoire that can actually strengthen your tooth enamel? Are you aware of the benefits of eating sweets and treats for the purpose of a better smile? Although many people are well aware of the dangers of numerous snacks and how they can destroy your tooth enamel, few fail... read more »

Dentistry Highlights: Cavity Prevention

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The time is now to implement a well-balanced cavity prevention plan to ensure your smile remains safe from the dangers of dental erosion and cavities. It is important to ensure the optimum health of your tooth enamel so that it is not breached by cavities, which can lead to further damage to your teeth, including infections and tooth loss. Make sure... read more »

What Exactly are the Benefits of Fluoride?

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Some may remember the fluoride rinse program required every week or month in grades kindergarten through 12th grade. Instructions would be read by the teacher or another supervisor and followed promptly. There are other ways of administration including foods, beverages, and dietary supplements. Fluoride is a large preventative measure in making teeth more resistant to tooth decay, tooth enamel stronger,... read more »

The Skinny on Fluoride

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At our dental practice, Dr. Michael Hollingsworth and our team want our patients in St. Joseph, Missouri to have excellent oral health and learn the best ways to protect and maintain your smile health. Today, we want to share the importance of fluoride when it comes to protecting your pearly whites. Why Fluoride? Because dental caries (cavities) are the most... read more »