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Tidbit Toothsday

Tidbit Toothsday
We are most frequently blogging about our dental care and treatment but what about our furry friends? Pets can suffer from bad breath, missing, loose, or broken teeth, inflamed gums, and pain/discomfort if they do not received proper dental care. Gum disease can cause other health concerns also. Daily brushing will help remove disease-causing dental plaque and most veterinary clinics recommend annual cleanings beginning at the age of one for our four legged family members. Poor diet can also cause tooth and gum issues; dry food is generally better than canned food for tooth health. Dogs can enjoy a chew bone to help keep teeth and gums clean.So what are ...

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Our 3 Most Popular Cosmetic Dental Services

Cosmetic Dentistry | Highland Dentist
Are you satisfied with the appearance of your smile, or do you find yourself hiding it when the camera comes out? Are there aspects of your smile you'd like to improve?Cosmetic dentistry offers many solutions for repairing and enhancing your teeth. Here are our 3 most popular cosmetic dental services and how they can help you.Tooth-Colored RestorationsWhether you need a cavity filled or an entire tooth repaired, at Highland Smiles we offer esthetically pleasing restorations designed to match your teeth and complement your smile. Composite resin is a tooth-colored material we use to fill cavities, and we can customize the shade to match your teeth.Crowns are designed to replace your ...

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Which Beverages Could Hurt Your Smile?

What Beverages are bad for Teeth | Dentist Highlands
Did you know that your favorite daily drink could be detrimental to your smile? Many of the beverages we consume each day actually contribute to cavities, staining, and discoloration of your teeth.Here are some of the worst culprits.Coffee and TeaYour morning cup of coffee can actually cause many dental issues such as dry mouth, staining, and tooth decay. It's especially problematic when you purchase a specialty beverage that could be laden with a lot of sugar. Because coffee and tea are acidic, it's a double-edged sword when they contain sugar, which increases your chances of developing cavities.To help minimize the effects of coffee and tea, try making your own version ...

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