Crooked Teeth And Cavities

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Are you thinking about straightening your teeth? You may be able to skip those old-fangled metal braces, the bane of teenagers in an earlier era. Clear braces from Pinnacle Dental Associates in Albany make teeth straightening a whole new ballgame. Unlike traditional metal braces, clear braces have are no wires or brackets or rubber bands.…

Periodontal Disease and Your Health

Periodontal disease, often called gum disease, is an infection in the gums and tissues that support your teeth. Over time, a build-up of bacteria and food particles takes hold in the crevice just below the gum line. As the bacteria grow and thrive, they feed on the tissue attached to your tooth and cause the…

Drink Your Water For Better Health

Everyone has heard that you should drink at least eight 8 ounce glasses of water a day. That seems like a lot to most people. In light of the fact that nearly 75% of your body is comprised of water, expert’s suggestions actually make a lot of sense. Being hydrated is an integral part of…

Things to do for your smile

Categories: Dental Health
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Avoid staining foods – Some of your favorite foods can, unfortunately, cause stains on your teeth. Even beverages like red wine, soda and coffee can dull the whiteness of teeth, leaving a not-so-bright smile. Try to brush soon after eating darker foods to preserve your smile’s natural brightness. Don’t smoke – Not only is it…

Oral Cancer – What You Need To Know

Categories: Dental Health

Every day 100 people in the United States are newly diagnosed with an oral cancer. Every hour one person dies from it. Every year oral cancer kills more people in the U.S. than skin cancer (malignant melanoma), lymphoma, thyroid cancer, and cervical cancer. In 2015 over 30,000 people were diagnosed with oral cancer. 90% of…