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9-26-18

WHICH WHITENING IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

Many of our patients at Dr. Andre Gaultier Family Dentistry have been asking us about brightening their teeth lately, and today we thought we would discuss the options available to you to put the sparkle

9-19-18

MY GUMS ARE SHRINKING!

Have you ever looked in the mirror and noticed that your teeth looked longer? Does it seem like your gums are shrinking? This condition is called recession—many adults have it. Let’s look at some of

9-12-18

TOOTH WORMS? THE HISTORY OF CAVITIES AND TOOTH FILLINGS

Scientists have discovered tooth decay in specimens that are more than 15,000 years old. The ancients once thought that cavities were caused by something called “tooth worms” … Eew! They didn’t exist, of course, but

9-5-18

SOME BENEFITS TO GIVING YOUR SMILE AN EXTRA BOOST

For many individuals, autumn brings with it a number of new beginnings. Fall is the time that many people return to school, get back to the daily grind after an enjoyable summer, and even get

8-29-18

MY TEETH DON’T LINE UP ANY MORE. WHY?

If your teeth don’t line up like they used to any more, you may be suffering from temporomandibular joint disorder, often called TMD. This is a term that can actually be applied to any condition

8-22-18

THREE MUST-HAVE DENTAL TREATMENTS

In dentistry, there are a wide variety of treatments, everything from elective procedures to those that are necessary and potentially lifesaving. So given the slew of treatment options, how do you choose what’s right for

8-15-18

EASE UP ON YOUR GUMS — DON’T BRUSH YOUR TEETH TOO HARD!

A lot of patients go at their teeth like they were sanding an old floor—that is to say, way too hard! Brushing too hard is probably the most common mistake patients make in their oral

8-8-18

FOODS CAN WREAK HAVOC ON YOUR ENAMEL

It’s possible to develop tooth decay even when you take great care of your teeth. Brushing and flossing may not be enough to keep your teeth healthy, depending on your diet. Cavities, discoloration, and decay

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