Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

How Chewing Gum Improves Your Oral Health

Chewing gum is a great way to refresh the mouth, keep your mouth busy, and enjoy great flavors without ingesting a ton of calories. However, you may be worried about whether gum can cause problems for your oral health. Well, there's great news: chewing gum can actually improve your oral health. Here's what you need to know about what chewing gum can do for you.

Cleaning Your Teeth With Sugarless Gum

You may have noticed that there are gums advertised as "cavity fighting" on the market today -- and they really do work! There's more, though: You can get those cavity-fighting...
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Tips for White Teeth All Year Long

Teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures today. There are many reasons for that, with one of the biggest being that a dark or discolored smile can really destroy your self-confidence. Fortunately, you've got a safe, fast, and cost-effective way to get your teeth white at Artistic Touch Dentistry™. Once your teeth are white and bright, you can maintain great results all year long with a few simple tips.

How to Whiten Your Teeth

Teeth whitening at Artistic Touch Dentistry™ is customized for your needs. You can whiten your top arch, your bottom arch, or both depending...
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4 Tips for Easier Flossing

Do you have difficulty flossing or remembering to floss each day? If you do, you’re not alone. Many individuals do not floss daily or at all, due to the time and effort it takes to string the floss between every tooth and move it up and down to loosen plaque and food particles. However, our dentist has put together a few tips and tricks to help make flossing easier and more convenient for you.

1. Choose the Right Floss for You

There are many different types of flossing products on the market. If you find one product to be tedious or too...
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When to Choose Amalgam vs. Composite Resin

There are two different types of materials used for dental fillings: amalgam and composite resin. Since both materials are effective at treating cavities and preventing the spread of decay many people believe it doesn’t matter which material you choose, but the material you choose does matter. Make an informed decision regarding what type of material to use next time you need a dental filling by learning the pros and cons associated with both amalgam fillings and composite resin fillings. The Pros and Cons of Amalgam Fillings Commonly known as silver fillings, amalgam fillings are made up of a combination of metals....
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Vitamins that Benefit Your Oral Health

Dentists and other health professionals have known for years that a diet rich in vitamins and minerals can benefit oral health. Research also shows that proper nutrition is especially critical for the oral health of people with certain health problems, such as diabetes. This is important because of the growing number of people in the United States who have diabetes and other chronic conditions. Now a new study shows that there is a link between vitamin D, diabetes and gum health. This research underscores the importance of getting enough of...
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