Get Rid Of Tooth Stains Once And For All!

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When brown spots appear on teeth, it may be a sign of any number of conditions. Many dark-colored foods and drinks contain “chromogens,” substances in organic fluids that form color when oxidized. For instance, the tannic acid in red wine can not only stain teeth, but the stains can also become permanent, especially among people with poor dental hygiene. Nicotine …

How To Avoid Tooth Pain On Your Next Scuba Dive

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Dental problems can become more apparent or exacerbated underwater. Researchers have found that the most common problem reported by divers was “barodontalgia.” More popularly known as “tooth squeeze,” barodontalgia is the experience of a squeezing sensation or pain in teeth that occurs as changing air pressure forces any pockets of air in teeth (such as those found in untreated cavities) …

Restore Your Smile And Quality of Life With Dental Implants in Batavia, NY

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Losing one or more teeth doesn’t have to spell the end of your healthy, beautiful, natural-looking smile. At Batavia Family Dental, we’ve rejuvenated many patients’ smiles and protected their oral health for future years with dental implants. Did you know… if you happen to lose just one tooth due to gum disease, decay, or trauma, neighboring teeth will shift, potentially …

How We Can Help When You’re Missing A Tooth

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The term “anodontia” is used to describe the genetic or congenital (hereditary) absence of teeth. The teeth most commonly missing are the “lateral incisors” (on either side of the two front teeth) and the “second bicuspids” (two teeth behind the canine, or eye, teeth). As you might imagine, missing these teeth poses some problems beyond cosmetic. When holes are left …

Acids & Your Teeth

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Tooth Enamel – Strong But Brittle Your tooth enamel is one of the hardest surfaces on earth – it’s harder than steel! But, it’s also brittle. So while scratching your tooth enamel is nearly impossible, chipping or cracking a tooth is a real possibility. Your tooth enamel is also vulnerable to acids – both in what you eat and drink, …