Is There Such A Thing As Too Much Brushing?

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Is There Such Thing As Too Much Brushing?

Brushing two or three times a day is vital for healthy gums and teeth. But dental professionals will also warn patients not to overdo it. When it comes to brushing, it is possible to have too much of a good thing. The conditions of overbrushing are also known as tooth abrasion. And dentists estimate between… Read more »

What is Dental Bonding?

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What is Dental Bonding?

Do you have a slightly chipped, discolored or decayed tooth? These small imperfections can make a big difference in the function and aesthetic of your smile.

What are Inlays and Onlays?

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What are Inlays and Onlays?

When it comes to treatments most dentists want to preserve as much natural tooth structure as possible. But what do you do when a restoration falls between the mild decay of a filling and the more extensive decay of a full crown? This is where you need dental inlays and onlays. Never heard of these… Read more »

5 Easy Ways To Improve Your Dental Routine

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You probably have a dental hygiene routine in place, and it’s probably been the same for a long time. Most adults get comfortable in their hygiene routine and don’t deviate from it. While it’s important to be consistent in your oral hygiene, it’s also important to carefully assess your oral health and be striving for… Read more »

Waterpik 101

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Waterpik 101

Waterpiks have grown in popularity as they have grown more affordable and accessible in recent years. A waterpik is a small spray nozzle which shoots pressurized water between your teeth and around your mouth. Yes, you’ve seen and felt them used at the dentist, where the hygienist cleaned your mouth or rinsed out the grainy… Read more »

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

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What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

When you think of dental work, you may picture root canals and fillings. While that is an important part of traditional dental work, cosmetic dentistry is a little more flashy and even more life-changing. At Fort Union Family Dental we are big believers in your smile, and we offer cosmetic dentistry that can increase both… Read more »

Do My Kids Need Fillings?

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Dental health in children can be a point of stress for some parents. Your kids are so small, and dental work can be so expensive. How essential is dental work for children? Do they really need to get serious dental work done? Can baby teeth get cavities? Will my kids need fillings? Dental decay is… Read more »

Major Pros To Using Mouthwash

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The Four Major Pros to Using Mouthwash

Mouthwash is actually a pretty recent development in the oral heath world. With the invention and commercialization of mouthwash in the 90s we began seeing a variety of opinions about how helpful it would be. Some people complained that it hurt too much or was too strong. Even today dentists sometimes worry that people are… Read more »

Why Being a “People Person” is So Important

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Why Being a “People Person” is So Important

We often hear this phrase being used negatively: “He’s not a people person.” Or to list qualifications for a job: “Looking for a people person.” But we don’t talk enough about what it means to be a people person, and why it seems to matter so much. For a dental office, being a people person… Read more »