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8 Bad Oral Habits To Stop Immediately

By East Mountain Dental | December 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bad habits can easily become part of who we are, but they can also really hurt us. When our bad habits affect our oral health, the results can be painful for our mouths and our wallets. Here is a list of the worst habits that can harm your mouth and should be avoided as much…

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Feeling Sick? Should You Cancel Your Dentist Appointment?

By East Mountain Dental | November 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Whether you hate cancelling an appointment or have a dental issue and really need to see the dentist, you may need to ask yourself if it is best for you, the dental staff and other patients, to visit the dentist when you are sick.   How Sick are You? If something like a headache is…

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Facts and Myths about Cavities

By East Mountain Dental | October 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

By the time we are able to brush our teeth on our own, most of us can remember being told about cavities. If you have ever needed a filling or other dental work, you may know a bit more about cavities than someone who is yet to have the experience. However, there are still some…

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Why CEREC is Right For You

By East Mountain Dental | September 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

CEREC is the short term for Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, or CEramic REConstruction. This advanced technology uses computer aided design and manufacturing to quickly take dental impressions and generate perfect, custom fitted ceramics. This means if you are up for a dental crown, filling, inlay or onlay procedure, you can get everything done…

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What is Endodontics?

By East Mountain Dental | August 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Endodontics is the branch of dentistry that focuses on the care, diagnosis and treatment of dental pulp and tissues surrounding the roots of a tooth. What is Dental Pulp? Dental pulp sits inside your tooth, covered by layers of specialized bone, connective tissue and enamel. Our dental pulp is filled with blood vessels and nerves…

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What is Dental Bonding?

By East Mountain Dental | July 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

What is Dental Bonding? Dental bonding is the application of a tooth-colored composite resin, much like a plastic, to the teeth. It is applied to repair decayed, chipped, fractured or discolored teeth. Bonding can be done in a single dentist visit as it does not need to be manufactured in a laboratory or need a…

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Try these Foods for a Whiter, Brighter Smile!

By East Mountain Dental | June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Try these Foods for a Whiter, Brighter Smile! We all know that wine, tea, coffee and sodas can discolor and stain our teeth. Most people are unwilling to give up their coffee or soda addiction and could not possibly think of starting their morning without coffee or have a meal without a soda. Luckily, like…

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What is the White Substance on my Tongue?

By East Mountain Dental | May 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

What is the White Substance on my Tongue? A healthy tongue is pink looking and moist or it may have a thin white coating on its surface. The surface of your tongue should have small bumps all over, called papillae. Our taste buds sit on these bumps. There are a few other surface textures that…

The Fuss about Floss

By East Mountain Dental | May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Every dental hygiene article will tell you that an adequate oral hygiene regime includes brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing at least once a day.   However, according to data from the latest National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, which was compiled in 2016, it states 32.4 % of American adults over the…

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