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Is Sparkling Water Bad for My Teeth?

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Below is an excerpt from an article found on MouthHealthy.org

Is the satisfying fizz of your favorite sparkling water putting you at risk for tooth decay? Because any drink with carbonation-including sparkling water-has a higher acid level, some reports have questioned whether sipping sparkling water will weaken your tooth enamel (the hard outer shell of your teeth where cavities first form).

So, Is Sparkling Water Affecting My Teeth?
According to available research, sparkling water is generally fine for your teeth-and here's why. In a study using teeth that were removed as a part of treatment and donated for research, researchers tested to see whether sparkling water would attack tooth enamel more aggressively than regular lab water. The result? The two forms of water were about the same in their effects on tooth enamel. This finding suggests that, even though sparkling water is slightly more acidic than ordinary water, it's all just water to your teeth. 

Tips for Enjoying Sparkl…

Stop The Spread of Dental Gum Disease

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Now the Good NewsThe threat of gum disease has been confirmed, and now most dental insurance plans provide coverage for an assortment of available treatments. While in the most severe cases surgery is the only guaranteed help, for all other cases there are now powerful NON-surgical procedures that, combined with better dental hygiene, can virtually halt the spread of the disease. Sheron Dental
Adam Sheron, DMD
Chad Sheron, DDS
Richard Sheron, DMD

1200 NE 99th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665
(360) 356-7096
SheronDental.com

Why X-Rays?

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Learn what the American Dental Association's answer is to the question: "Why X-Ray?".


The above video is found on the American Dental Association YouTube Channel.

Sheron Dental
Adam Sheron, DMD
Chad Sheron, DDS
Richard Sheron, DMD

1200 NE 99th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665
(360) 356-7096
SheronDental.com

Dental Porcelain Veneers

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'Smile Makeovers' in as Little as Two Visits!If you have crooked, odd-shaped teeth, extreme gaps, or dark discoloration, our porcelain veneers may be the right way for you to obtain a perfect smile. Veneers are thin, durable sheets of the most cutting-edge dental ceramic available. They fit over and are secured to your natural teeth, so that your teeth look both straight and uniform. Veneers may also be used for fixing chipped, cracked, or worn teeth, and because they are designed to blend with the color of your surrounding teeth, they look completely natural. Sheron Dental
Adam Sheron, DMD
Chad Sheron, DDS
Richard Sheron, DMD

1200 NE 99th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665
(360) 356-7096
SheronDental.com

Tips for keeping a beautiful smile!

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Keeping your teeth clean, smooth and beautiful...

Proper oral hygiene is your key to a healthy, beautiful smile. Here are our and the American Dental Association's recommendations for at home care:

Brush 2-3 times every day with a fluoride toothpaste (it doesn't matter which brand)Floss once a dayEat a healthy diet (fruits, vegetables, etc)Limit consumption of sugary foods and beverages. Soda drinks can destroy teeth faster than almost anything elseEliminate or at least limit use of alcohol, chewing tabacco, and cigarettes
We also recommend using an electric high-speed toothbrush in conjunction with a waterpik for your daily at-home oral care.

And don't forget six-month professional cleanings and checkups. The American Dental Association recommends checkups every six months for those ages four and older.

Professional cleanings by qualified hygienists will remove bacteria and plaque, which can cause serious dental problems if not kept in check.

If you have not been seen recently …

To Floss or Not to Floss..

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Lately, there has been a lot of talk about flossing and if it is good or not! Kind of reminds me of coffee, some studies say is good for you and others say it isn't.

Our dental office believes that flossing is beneficial to a person's general oral health. Our staff is trained to address the issues of proper flossing to our patients on an individual need basis. We promote many different tools used to effectively and safely clean between the teeth.

If you are concerned with the recent news reports, please give our office a call to schedule an appointment. We will be happy to review your concerns and make sure you are properly caring for your teeth.

Sheron Dental
Adam Sheron, DMD
Chad Sheron, DDS
Richard Sheron, DMD

1200 NE 99th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665
(360) 356-7096
SheronDental.com

Do White Teeth Mean Healthy Teeth?

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Learn what the American Dental Association's answer is to the question: "Do White Teeth Mean Healthy Teeth?".


The above video is found on the American Dental Association YouTube Channel.

Sheron Dental
Adam Sheron, DMD
Chad Sheron, DDS
Richard Sheron, DMD

1200 NE 99th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665
(360) 356-7096
SheronDental.com

Custom Fit Dental Mouthguards

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Active in Sports? Avoid the "Knock Out"!Sports-related accidents can really do a number on your teeth! Annually across the United States, approximately 5 million teeth are lost due to being "knocked out," which is why we recommend a custom fit mouthguard to save your teeth. The one-size-fits-all mouthguards found in stores don't often fit correctly. A loose mouthguard restricts your ability to breathe properly during running or other strenuous activities. On the other hand, a custom-made mouthguard fits and protects well, may improve your performance, and can be worn for any sport. In fact, the American Dental Association recommends, for both children and adults, wearing mouthguards for nearly all sports activities.

Sheron Dental
Adam Sheron, DMD
Chad Sheron, DDS
Richard Sheron, DMD

1200 NE 99th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665
(360) 356-7096
SheronDental.com