Monthly Archives: August 2013

Preventing sensitive teeth

The first step is to have Dr. Petrusha examine your teeth. He will check to be sure you do not have any areas of decay or even a broken or cracked tooth.  If you do not have any dental issues, … Continue reading

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Do you use tooth-whitening toothpaste or mouthwash?

Did you know if you have sensitive teeth, you might need to reconsider your tooth-whitening toothpaste. Many of the manufacturers add tooth-whitening chemicals to their toothpaste formulas, and some people tend to be more sensitive to them than others. Consider … Continue reading

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Are you grinding or clenching your teeth?

If you are grind or clench your teeth – be warned! Over time, grinding your teeth can wear down the enamel, even though it’s the strongest substance in your body. When the enamel begins to wear down, you are actually … Continue reading

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Are your gums causing sensitive teeth?

Your gums have many functions in your mouth – from holding your teeth in place to protecting the roots of your teeth.  If you have inflamed tissue within your gums, it is not doing its job of protecting the tooth … Continue reading

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Is there a right way to brush for sensitive teeth?

You might think the best method to brush your teeth is using a hard toothbrush and back and forth motion. Although, you feel like you are cleaning your teeth thoroughly, you just might be causing more harm than good.  If … Continue reading

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