What to Know About Fillings

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Fillings are the materials used for repairing cavities. These materials are packed inside the hole made in a tooth created by decay. This damaged section of the tooth needs to be removed, cleaned and filled so that it can be restored to its normal function and shape. A filling will also close the portal where… Read more »

Keeping Your Molars Cavity-Free

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The next time that you brush your teeth, why not “pop the hood” on your mouth and take a good look inside? If you look to the back, you will see your molars and your premolars. These back teeth have the job of chewing your food and making it easier for you to swallow and… Read more »

Mouthwash Comes in Two Forms

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If you need to renew your breath, you are not the only one. Thousands of people suffer from bad breath that can be treated with mouthwash. Wassif Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in Middle River, Maryland is absolutely dedicated to your oral health care. That is why we are happy to talk to you about the… Read more »

Tools and Tactics to Help Prevent Cavities from Forming

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Do you know how to prevent cavities from forming? Cavities are the result of damage to your tooth enamel to the point that a hole has formed in a tooth. Although your tooth enamel is a very strong protective layer of your teeth, it can be damaged as the result of plaque buildup and harmful… Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Sealants

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Do you tend to eat a lot of sugary sweets or drink excessive amounts of sugary drinks? There are harmful bacteria in your mouth that can convert these ingredients into dangerous acids capable of chewing through tooth enamel, putting you at an increased risk of cavities and many other oral health issues. Dental sealants can… Read more »

Cavities: Are You Vulnerable?

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Did you know that there are people who don’t brush their teeth but still don’t get cavities? Other brush and floss their teeth regularly, but still find themselves fighting tooth decay. Sadly, some people are more vulnerable to cavities than others are, but did you know that you could be more vulnerable to tooth decay… Read more »

Use These Ultra-Effective Tips to Combat Cavities

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A cavity results from a hole in our teeth. Although our teeth are protected by a thin layer called tooth enamel, there are ways for the enamel to break down. The addition of large masses of bacteria on our teeth, called plaque buildup, use sugars in our diet to create acids that can strip away… Read more »