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Sometimes there are difficulties that happen in life that must be dealt with immediately. For instance, when you chip your tooth, most of the time San Francisco patients like to get it fixed as soon as possible. When this happens, it’s important to have your priorities in order. Besides keeping calm and figuring out what …

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Everyone likes to indulge every once in a while when it comes to food. Whether it’s by allowing yourself to binge on some french fries, snack on sugary candies, or by treating yourself to some chocolate sweets. Actually, allowing yourself to enjoy little rewards is good for your mental health. However, when it comes to …

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When you have a bad toothache, the unpleasant reality is that you probably have a cavity. The good news is that you can fix that problem with the right dental fillings. After your dentist discovers that fillings are what you need to correct the problem, you’re left with another choice: tooth-colored or metal dental fillings. …

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Bad dental habits are common with most Americans. People tend to miss their regular dentist appointments, forget to brush their teeth, and regularly dismiss proper dental hygiene. Out of all of these bad habits, by far the most common one is the lack of flossing. Most San Francisco patients don’t realize that flossing is one …

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Have you ever eaten ice cream or a slushie and felt a not-so-pleasant sensation running through your teeth? If you eat or drink anything extremely hot in temperature, do you feel a similarly painful experience? This is what’s known as tooth sensitivity, and its common for a lot of San Francisco patients. While these are …

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Admittedly, most people don’t change their toothbrush as frequently as they’re supposed to. It’s not because we don’t want to have good dental hygiene, but it’s usually because we don’t know what the normal shelf life of a toothbrush is. However, using an old toothbrush for too long can actually be bad for your health. …

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We’re all guilty of missing the occasional dental appointment here and there. Whether it’s because of anxiety and fear, laziness, or pure forgetfulness; sometimes we forget to make our regularly scheduled appointments for check-ups. At the time, for San Francisco patients this may seem completely harmless. Your teeth may feel fine and look amazing at …

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Enamel is what helps make your teeth strong. As the outer layer of your tooth, enamel acts a shell that is tough and durable. This translucent layer is also partly responsible for the coloration of your tooth. This is what can make your teeth appear white or yellowish in color. The strength and durability of …

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Emergency is a word that is not used lightly in any given scenario. For instance, you would only call 911 “in the case of an emergency,” and not for something minor, right? When it comes to dentistry, the same concept can also be applied here. While the situation typically isn’t life or death, there are …

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When it comes to keeping your teeth clean, most of us can agree that dental hygiene is a priority. However, even though tooth enamel is one of the toughest substances, it actually can erode over time, resulting in the visibility of yellow dentin – the tooth structure that sits under enamel which is yellow in …

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