How can I prevent tooth decay and gum disease? Good oral hygiene starts at home, though it needs to be supplemented by regular visits to our Comfort Dental.There are important steps you can take to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Brush at least twice a day using a soft bristled toothbrush and an ADA-accepted fluoride toothpaste. Be sure to replace your toothbrush every couple ofmonths. Flossing is also vital to the health of your teeth and gums and the prevention of gum disease.
Does fluoride help prevent tooth decay? Yes, fluoride will strengthen your teeth, offering them protection against tooth decay.
What causes sensitive teeth? Sensitive teeth are caused by a wide range of factors. The porous part of the tooth, is the section that registers pain. Dentin can become exposed by fractured or chipped teeth or by teeth injured by clenching or grinding.
How can sensitive teeth be cared for? Pain from tooth sensitivity can be sporadic, but if you experience constant pain, you may have a more serious problem.
There are many viable treatment plans for sensitive teeth that include:
A soft bristled toothbrush to prevent irritation of your gums
Toothpaste specifically designed to insulate the nerve that registers pain
If you have sensitive teeth, visit Comfort Dental to discuss your symptoms. We can help determine the cause of your pain and develop a course of treatment.
Cosmetic Dental Services sound great, but my dental plan won’t cover it. What are my options? At Comfort Dental, we have have partnered with CareCredit, one of the leading dental service financing companies. You can get the cosmetic dental work that will make you feel great, with an easy payment you can afford.
I still have questions, Who do I contact? Our clients are continually complimenting us about the kindness, caring and compassion expressed by our staff. We are here to help. Contact us directly at (781) 337-3300.