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Facts About Fluoride

Is fluoride good, or is it bad? Do we need to use it to supplement our oral hygiene, or not? You may have heard conflicting information about the importance of fluoride. We hope the information provided below will help you to understand the fluoride benefits! What is fluoride? Fluoride is an inorganic fluorine ion. Fluorine is an element, but fluoride—at…

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The Surprising Health Benefits of Braces

Braces are designed to produce beautiful, straight teeth—but did you know the other health benefits of braces? Help to reduce breathing, snoring, ear or sinus issues If your jaw is misaligned, or your teeth are too crowded, braces can surely help! Your dentist at Fioritto Family Dental may recommend widening your palate. To widen the palate, an expander is placed…

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Crowns vs. Veneers: Which Are Right for Me?

Crowns vs. veneers, so many questions! Do you avoid smiling because you are embarrassed about your teeth? You are not alone!  Many people hide behind closed lips because of broken, severely stained, or crooked teeth.  The good news is we can help.  Crowns and veneers are two solutions. Although both can help improve your smile, one may be more suitable…

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What Should I Do When I Chip My Tooth?

Chipped your tooth? Crack. You’ve just bitten into a piece of food—but it feels like the food has bitten back. Many people chip their teeth accidentally, whether from biting into something unexpectedly hard, sports injuries or just sheer bad luck. It can be painful and embarrassing. You may wonder whether you need to make an emergency dental appointment now, or…

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Is it Time for Baby’s First Dental Appointment? Here’s What to Expect

On top of all the other exciting “firsts” you’ll experience with your baby, your baby’s first dental appointment is an important milestone. Teaching your child about how to care for their teeth—and that there’s no need to be afraid of the dentist—starts early. Even babies need good dental care. Here is an overview of when to schedule their first appointment,…

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