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Freshen Up Your Smile For Spring!

WITH WHITE CLOTHES, SOMETIMES IT TAKES a little bleach and a little sunlight to bring them back to their beautiful brightness! The same goes for your smile! Your teeth may not feel the same as a cotton t-shirt, but they ARE porous, and they absorb the food colors that you eat each day. Daily Living Can Dull Your…

Preventing Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is the destruction of tooth structure and can affect both the enamel (the outer coating of the tooth) and the dentin layer of the tooth. Tooth decay occurs when foods containing carbohydrates (sugars and starches), such as breads, cereals, milk, soda, fruits, cakes, or candy are left on the teeth. Bacteria that live in the mouth digest these foods,…

F L O S S. JUST DO IT.

Want fresh breath?  It can be easy! YOU CAN DO IT by brushing at least two minutes twice daily, visiting your dentist regularly (every 6 months) and with habitual flossing you are among the fresh breath warriors.  It is worth it to avoid Halitosis. Scary word?  Scary symtoms. Halitosis is the lack of regular brushing and flossing leaving small food particles…

Flossing is relatively easy, right?

So why are there so many people who don’t do it? Here at our practice, we want to be sure you understand how important it is. Flossing removes bacteria between your teeth that—if left alone—turns into plaque, and then tartar. Tartar buildup can be hard on your teeth and can only be removed through professional…

Choosing a Dentist

We understand that choosing a dentist for you and your family is not an easy decision. We all want to find a dentist who, not only meets our family’s needs, but also is sensitive to all of our concerns. At Hammons Family Dental we strive to create relationships an environment where you feel comfortable and…