The Prime Dental Corner

When you are in a dental office, you may have heard the term dental plaque. Plaque is a collection of bacteria. When teeth are not properly brushed, it can appear white and yellowish film around teeth. If they stay longers, dental plaque can harden and turn darker and darker. Did you know one cubic millimeter...

 Diabetes affects millions of people. 1 in 4 people do not know they have diabetes. More than 1 in 3 people are prediabetic. To put an idea to how many people have diabetes, $1 in $5 healthcare dollars is spent on caring for people with diabetes. Diabetes and mouth health are extremely closely related....

The number 1 cause of death in the United States is cardiovascular disease. It claims more lives than ALL types of cancer combined. You may have already heard that mouth bacteria can make heart disease worse. How are they related? Let’s list some facts first: Gum disease is linked with blood vessel disease, heart attacks,...

Your mouth is the gateway to the rest of your body. So it is important to have a healthy mouth to have the whole healthy body! Just listen to these facts: Bacteria in mouth travel through the bloodstream and have effects on many organs and processes Bacteria in mouth are being found in brain tissue,...

How can Fluoride help teeth? What is the benefit of Fluoride? Fluoride is an important mineral that strengthens your teeth. It protects your tooth structure from dissolving by acid. It helps with sensitivity. It also is proven to promote remineralization, which is a process where the outer layer of the tooth called enamel is restored...

Fluoride is proven to strengthen your teeth with a process called remineralization and reduce teeth sensitivity. There are prescription fluoride toothpaste that has 5 times higher concentration of Fluoride than over-the-counter toothpaste. At Craycroft Prime Dental, we have Clinpro Toothpaste available for your health. I like to go over how to use it. It is...

What you eat during pregnancy affects the growth of your developing baby including teeth! Your baby’s teeth start to develop between months 3 and 6 of pregnancy. It’s important you take in enough nutrients especially calcium, phosphorous, and Vitamin D. Calcium: Calcium is the mineral that makes the main component of teeth. It is found...

How to Use Take-home Teeth Whitening At Craycroft Prime Dental, we use Opalescence PF system. From my experience so far, Opalescence has been easy to use and not sensitive when used properly. I used Opalescence for the first time for my wedding and you can see the result in my photos! Steps to get started:...

Heard about Sensitivity after Whitening? Here are my personal experiences and tips. Choose the right concentration for whitening gel I always discuss about the teeth sensitivity before deciding which concentration is the best for the patient. It is possible to whiten sensitive teeth. We can use lower carbamide peroxide (whitening substance) at longer period of...

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