dental hygiene Tag

can waterpik damage gums - tools for tooth care

17 Jan Can Waterpiks Damage Your Gums?

For patients who have braces that make traditional flossing difficult, our staff at Prescott Dentistry often recommend a Waterpik as a reasonable alternative. However, many patients initially worry that such a device will hurt their gums. Waterpiks use pressurized water to remove plaque from teeth,...

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causes of toothache

01 Nov Common Causes of a Toothache

Toothaches can range from annoying to unbearably painful. The causes of toothaches can range from something as simple and easily treatable as a popcorn husk stuck in between two teeth, to cavities and other more serious conditions.  Some toothaches may be temporary, and some may indicate...

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dry mouth causes and prevention

07 Sep Dry Mouth: Causes and Prevention

Do you suffer from dry mouth? Chronic dry mouth could be having a negative affect on your dental health. At Prescott Dentistry, we are committed to helping our patients the best oral health possible. Understanding the causes of dry mouth and the best methods of...

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