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tooth sensitivity

How Do Anti-Sensitivity Toothpastes Work?

How Do Anti-Sensitivity Toothpastes Work?

In a previous blog we covered some of the ways that teeth can become sensitive. The underlying cause for this is what dentists call dentin hypersensitivity. This is a condition in which your dentin, the layer under your enamel, allows insults, especially temperature, to bother the nerve in the center of your tooth.

Do I Really Need a Night Guard?

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Do I Really Need a Night Guard?

Night guards, or occlusal guards as they are called, are made to protect more than your teeth. Your teeth are a part of a very complex system that is designed for mashing food, and the components of this system will break down over time. There are many reasons that your dentist might consider an occlusal guard as a treatment option for you.  Here are some of the problems we are trying to alleviate with this therapy...

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5 Reasons That Professional Teeth Whitening is a Better Option

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5 Reasons That Professional Teeth Whitening is a Better Option

Many people are looking for that “Hollywood Smile”, and we’ve found that “Teeth Whitening” is one of the terms most commonly searched for on Google when it comes to dentistry. There are so many products of different quality and cost on the market and it can be confusing. The professionals at CrossKeys Dental can help you safely brighten your smile by many shades in just a few days. Here are 5 reasons that professional whitening is the right choice for your smile...

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