Second Opinion For Sedation

Many patients prefer not being awake during complex dental procedures. Patients who are prone to nervousness and anxiety can choose to be sedated, which will help them avoid panic attacks during their dental treatment.  At Advanced Dental Care of Richmond,

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What Is the Role of Dentin in a Tooth?

Dentin is the layer of calcified tissue under the enamel and one of the four major components of the tooth. It is yellow and much less brittle than enamel. If the enamel becomes too thin or chipped, a tooth may

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What Is Dental Erosion?

Dental erosion is when acid wears away tooth enamel. Enamel is the hard, protective coating of the tooth that protects the part of the tooth that’s outside the gums. Enamel is translucent, but the dentine underneath can either be white

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Ways to Strengthen Tooth Enamel

Candy and soda have a special kind of allure. During holidays and special events, sugary treats are abundant and tempting. When deciding whether or not to indulge in a dessert or two, consider these helpful, teeth-saving tips. Taking care of

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Tooth Decay and Diet

The best thing about tooth decay is that it’s entirely preventable. Tooth decay happens when plaque in your teeth comes in contact with sugar and produces acid. This acid attacks your tooth enamel and can lead to tooth decay. If

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Strengthening Gums and Teeth

Maintaining healthy teeth and gums are essential to overall health. Poor oral health can affect other parts of your body and lead to illness such as heart disease, diabetes, and pregnancy complications. Cutting down on sugary foods, brushing twice a

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How To Maintain Good Oral Hygiene

Not only does good oral hygiene improve your smile, it can keep you in good health. Maintaining oral hygiene can help prevent heart disease, diabetes, and pregnancy complications. Oral health begins with good teeth and can affect the rest of

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Is Chewing Sugar Free Gum Good for your Teeth?

Studies show that chewing sugar-free gum 20 minutes after a meal is good for your teeth. The motion of chewing gum increases saliva flow. Saliva contains bacteria-fighting substances that wash teeth and strengthen tooth enamel. Although chewing gum containing sugar

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Can You Regrow Enamel?

Enamel is the clear, protective coat around your teeth that protects them from cavities. Forgetting to routinely brush, flush, and visit your dentist can allow plaque to collect inside your mouth. Plaque contains bacteria that release acids when they come

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What is Dental Anxiety?

If the idea of going to the dentist makes your palms sweat and your heart race, you may be experiencing a condition known as dental anxiety. Dental anxiety occurs when a person feels abnormally nervous or fearful about going to

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Richmond, VA 23238
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