Healthy Baby Teeth For Toddlers

Healthy Baby Teeth For Salem Toddlers

Though we don’t often think about it, babies as young as 9 or 10 months can be infected with cavity-producing bacteria, which can cause tooth decay. At Pinnacle Dental Associates in Albany, dental health is a lifelong commitment. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that almost 20% of children 2-5 have untreated…

Your Dentist Does A Lot More Than Fill Cavities

Bad Breath Treatment Salem

Most people know they can come to us at Pinnacle Dental Associates in Albany for toothaches, cleanings, and bleeding gums (not to mention cosmetic dentistry procedures such as a smile makeover). But there are some lesser-known concerns that we can help you with. Dry mouth, technically called xerostomia, is caused by a lack of saliva…

5 Ways To Restore A Tooth

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There is more than one way to fix a tooth. In this post from Pinnacle Dental Associates in Albany, we look at six restoration procedures that are used to repair a damaged tooth: 1. Dental Bonding Bonding, officially called direct composite veneers, is used to fix chips, cracks, stains, and make teeth longer. It is…

Avoid Bone Deterioration Following Extraction

Albany Jaw Bone Deterioration

Hello friends of Pinnacle Dental Associates in Albany! In this  post, we will review jaw bone health. To remain healthy and dense, your jaw bone needs to be constantly stimulated by the pressure of chewing, biting, and talking. Each tooth has a root structure the extends into the surrounding bone material. As each tooth absorbs…

Is Your Smile Holding You Back?

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In this post from Pinnacle Dental Associates in Albany, we begin with something we’d classify as Murphy’s Law. You leave the house on a pressing errand, looking completely disheveled. Inevitably, you bump into someone you know. How do you feel in your ill-fitting sweatpants and stained T-shirt? Attractive clothing, well-groomed hair, and a fit body…