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Baking Soda and Abrasive Toothpastes

I’ve receive several questions from patients about the use of baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) as an alternative to commercial toothpaste, and especially regarding its claimed ability to whiten teeth. Searching the Internet regarding brushing your teeth or whitening...

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Cracked Tooth Syndrome

What Is It? Unlike teeth with obvious fractures, teeth with cracked tooth syndrome usually have fractures that are too small to be seen on X-rays. Sometimes the fracture is below the gum line, making it even more difficult to identify. Cracked tooth syndrome more...

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Good Sleep for a Healthy Brain

Growing Body of Research That Shows a Relationship Between Sleep a Healthy Brain. It ranks right up there with diet and exercise in terms of being vital to your health and well-being. Sleep is important to a number of brain functions, including how nerve cells...

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Cold Sores

Why do patients find cold sores embarrassing? While there is nothing to be ashamed of, many cold sore sufferers feel embarrassed by their condition. The sores are very noticeable during speaking and eating, and cold sores can draw unwanted attention to daily...

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Ouch! I Have a Canker Sore!!!

CANKER SORES (Aphthous Ulcers) If you get these, like I do, then you know how miserable it can be to enjoy a good meal, and in some cases, even have a conversation!  You just don’t want to move your tongue, AT ALL! Capitol Premier Dental Group LLC can help you with...

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How Do Lasers Work in Dentistry?

How Do Lasers Work in Dentistry? All lasers work by delivering energy in the form of light. When used for surgical and dental procedures, the laser acts as a cutting instrument or a vaporizer of tissue that it comes in contact with. When used in teeth-whitening...

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We Are a Mercury Free Office

It is concluded that dental amalgam should be considered an unsuitable alloy resulting in long-term Hg exposure and that it is therefore toxicologically unsuitable as a dental filling material…

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