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What is a Composite Filling

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Dental fillings are one type of restorative dentistry. A composite dental filling is among the most common and the most visually attractive type of filling. Dental fillings are the typical treatment in the event of …

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How Long Does Icon Treatment Last?

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At Pediatric Dental Associates, Dr. McGuire uses Icon treatment to correct white spots lesions that are common on children’s teeth, especially after orthodontic treatment. These white spot lesions are caused by demineralization and remineralization of …

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What is a Dental Sealant?

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Tooth decay is not your friend. It can wreak havoc in your mouth once it gets going, causing cavities and, if left untreated, total destruction of teeth. There are many ways to address tooth decay, …

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What Is A Baby Root Canal?

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Baby teeth come and go in several years, being replaced by permanent adult teeth. During this time, however, kids are at risk for developing cavities and abscesses due to infection and decay. Because they cannot …

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The Myths and Facts About Fluoride

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Fluoride is a controversial subject. Many of our patients’ parents have strong feelings about the issue; aside from mandatory vaccinations, there’s no other public health policy that generates such heated debate.  In the United States, …

Welcome to Our New Site!

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Welcome to our new website! Check back for updates to our blog to get the latest news and information for our office. We are delighted that you chose to visit our site today and look …