Cavities

Treating Cavities Without Fillings

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December 9th, 2015 by A Life of Smiles Team

Getting a filling is a pretty regular procedure, but what if there was another way to deal with cavities? Believe it or not, dental researchers have found a new way to treat cavities and it doesn’t involve a drill or a lot of painful numbing shots. It is just as effective as a filling but much …..

Protecting Your Teeth During The Holiday

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November 19th, 2015 by A Life of Smiles Team

The holidays are here and that means you are going to be faced with the decision to dive into those yummy treat around your home or office or stare at them all day and wish you could eat them. Many people are concerned about eating holiday foods and treats and gaining weight, but a bigger …..

Cavities More Common In Children With Stressed Moms

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September 21st, 2015 by A Life of Smiles Team

It’s not uncommon for children to suffer from cavities, especially those who eat a lot of sugar and have poor dental habits. A new study shows that children of moms who are extremely stressed may be more likely to have cavities.  Women who feel stress during pregnancy are much less likely to breast feed and that …..

Could Your Medication Be Causing Cavities?

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June 29th, 2015 by A Life of Smiles Team

Dry mouth is one of the many causes of cavities. There are many treatments for dry mouth, but before you can treat it, you need to know the cause. Many different medications can cause dry mouth and if you are suffering from it or feel like you have an increase in cavities, you may want …..

Saliva Protects Teeth From Cavities

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May 8th, 2015 by A Life of Smiles Team

Saliva is made up of mostly water. The tiny percent that isn’t water is mucus. The purpose of mucus it to keep saliva slippery and stretchy, so it can move around. A recent study shows that the mucous in saliva could also help fight tooth decay and other oral health problems. Saliva prevent bacteria from …..