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Why do Dentists Use Prescription Toothpastes?

          How does Fluoride toothpaste protect teeth? All toothpastes help remove plaque (a film of bacteria that forms on teeth and gums every day).  Plaque causes tooth decay and gum disease.  Plaque left on the surface of your teeth produces acid that causes the breakdown of enamel (demineralize).  This creates a […]

Dental Erosion – Silent and Costly

  The loss of tooth enamel due to acid erosion is a growing epidemic.  A 2012 study found that 22 percent of US adults have acid erosion, which can cause tooth sensitivity, transparency, discoloration and decay. As tough as tooth enamel is, it can be worn down.  Acids from foods and drinks can dissolve the […]