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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Reasons for Sedation Dentistry

Some patients hear about sedation dentistry and think “I don’t need that—I’m tough!” Toughness aside, there are many reasons why people might seek out sedation for dental procedures. You don’t have to suffer from an irrational fear of the dentist

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Painless Dentistry is Possible!

“You might feel a little pinch.” “This won’t hurt a bit!” “Oh, that hurts you? I’m surprised.” If you’ve ever heard any of these phrases uttered by a dentist, you probably have bad memories of painful dental appointments. You may

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Help! I’m Afraid of the Dentist

Do you have a phobia of dental visits? Maybe it’s the jarring sound and vibrations of the dental drill. Perhaps it’s the feeling of being incapacitated with people moving their hands around in your mouth. For some, it’s the memories

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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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Richmond, VA 23238
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