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Facts and Myths about Cavities

By East Mountain Dental | October 25, 2018 | Comments Off on Facts and Myths about Cavities

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 | Comments Off on Why CEREC is Right For You

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 | Comments Off on What is Endodontics?

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 | Comments Off on What is Dental Bonding?

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 | Comments Off on Try these Foods for a Whiter, Brighter Smile!

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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Why is My Tongue White?

By East Mountain Dental | May 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Why is My Tongue White?

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 | Comments Off on The Fuss about Floss

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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