Electric Toothbrushes vs. Manual Toothbrushes

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At The Practice, we realize that every smile is unique, as are the tools and techniques to care for it. Choosing the appropriate toothbrush ensures optimal dental hygiene. Electric and manual toothbrushes have their advocates and benefits, helping you maintain a healthy, vibrant smile. Whether switching to an electric toothbrush or wondering if your manual brush suffices, we provide the options to care for your smile confidently and precisely.

What Do Cavities Look Like?

Tooth decay affects individuals of all ages and is the primary culprit behind the formation of dental cavities. At its core is the degradation of tooth enamel, the outer layer that serves as a tooth’s main defense. Understanding tooth decay and cavities is essential for optimal oral health.

Does Candy Cause Cavities?

Candy can cause cavities. Sugary treats react with mouth bacteria to produce acids, attacking tooth enamel. Good oral hygiene and less sugar help prevent this.

What is a Dental Inlay?

A dental inlay is a type of dental restoration used to repair decay or damage inside the cusps, or top projections, of a tooth.

When Can I Eat After a Filling?

Your ability to eat after a filling may range from a few hours to a day, depending on the material used in your filling and the procedure’s complexity.

Why Do My Teeth Hurt?

Tooth pain can stem from everyday issues like decay and sensitivity to severe conditions such as dental abscesses.

What is TMD?

Temporomandibular Disorder affects the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), the jaw muscles, and the nerves associated with jaw movement.