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How to Pick a Toothpaste

October 10, 2017

Toothpaste tubesWhen it comes to oral health, there’s one question dentists get more than any other, “What kind of toothpaste should I use?” Patients are often surprised to hear, “It really depends on you.” As long as you brush two minutes at a time twice a day, floss daily, and visit the dentist for preventive dental exams twice a year, your smile should be healthy. That’s right, most toothpastes available at your local pharmacy or grocery store will provide adequate results to maintain your oral hygiene and prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and other health concerns. However, there are certain ingredients you can look for that will offer additional benefits for your smile. Keep reading to learn more about how to find the right toothpaste to keep you smiling.

Brushing Your Teeth is Easy, But Are You Doing It Right?

September 6, 2017

Filed under: General Dentistry — drsherman @ 6:09 pm

Mother and child brushing teethBrushing your teeth is a part of your daily routine to keep your smile looking great while warding off tooth decay and gum disease. While you may believe that you are doing an excellent job, the American Dental Association (ADA) reports that there are major shortcomings when it comes to oral hygiene habits. It may seem like a straight forward task, but simple mistakes can place your teeth at risk for damage. To ensure that your efforts are put to good use, there are simple tips to keep in mind.

Dentist in Garden City Places Tooth-colored Fillings

November 23, 2016

Dentist in Garden City places white fillings

Metal fillings can mar the appearance of your smile. Also, patients and dentists in Garden City and across the country are concerned about the safety of these traditional restorations.Your alternative is repair with tooth-colored fillings which look natural and are strong and long-lasting. Should you replace metal fillings? At Franklin Avenue Dental Care, Dr. Gary Sherman runs a metal-free practice. He can tell you how amalgam fillings and white fillings differ.


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