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Tips on Losing Plaque, Not Your Teeth

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA By the end of the day do your teeth ever feel fuzzy? While that “fuzzy” feeling is not really fuzz, after all, it is actually plaque. Plaque is a sticky biofilm, containing millions of bacteria, that attaches to our teeth. Before you get grossed out, rest assured in knowing that everyone has biofilm, it is …

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Tooth Sensitivity – What’s the Deal?

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA One of the most common complaints we hear at our office is regarding tooth sensitivity. It is caused by gum recession, which exposes the roots of a tooth. Since the roots are not protected by enamel, like the “whitish” areas of our teeth are, stimuli can directly reach the nerve of a tooth, which is …

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Tooth Pain: Is It a Sinus Infection or Something Else?

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA A toothache can start at any time without warning. Sometimes, tooth pain seems to be nothing more than a dull, nagging pain or can be so severe it will send you to the dentist in tears. Regardless of where you fall on the spectrum of tooth pain, it is important to know what is causing …