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Seniors And Oral Care: What You Need To Know

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We’re living longer, healthier lives nowadays, and there’s no reason that shouldn’t include our oral health. Our teeth are made to last a lifetime, and our friendly dentist at Tranquil Dental wants our patients to enjoy all the benefits of a healthy smile at any age! We welcome our senior patients and work with them to ensure their golden years are brightened by optimal oral health.

Visiting our office regularly for a checkup and professional cleaning, brushing twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste and flossing each day are Standard Operating Procedure for everyone. But as we age, there are some additional considerations to keep in mind. 


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Take These Six Steps To Bolster Your Dental Health

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Everyone knows how important it is to keep their teeth in tip-top shape. But some people don’t know how to go about doing it. There’s a lot more to excellent dental health than just brushing your teeth twice a day. 

If you’re looking for exceptional quality dental care, look no further than the office of Tranquil Dental. We provide a comprehensive range of advanced dental services—from the essentials in preventive care to the foremost emergency, restorative and cosmetic treatments. 


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Laser Dental Technology Offers Comfortable, Effective Treatments

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If you dread going to the dentist, your trepidation may soon lift. Laser technology, which has been used in innumerable types of medical procedures for years, has come to dental offices. Laser dentistry has allowed procedures to be done more quickly, comfortably and successfully. 

 

More and more dental practices are incorporating lasers into their practice. Tranquil Dental is proud to be one of them. We are your go-to destination for excellent care that will help you look and feel your best. Whether you are due for your next oral exam, require urgent treatment or want the opinion of an experienced dentist, you can count on us. 


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Veneers Create Beautiful Smiles

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Do you envy the perfect smiles of celebrities and other people in high-profile positions? For many of them, their flawless-looking teeth didn’t come naturally. Their natural teeth are covered with veneers. A dental veneer is a thin resin shell that’s bonded to the front surface of a tooth using dental cement. Each is custom-made. The application of veneers is a common cosmetic dentistry treatment. If your teeth are discolored, worn down, chipped or moderately misaligned, dental veneers may be the ideal solution for you.


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Do You Know These Facts About Your Teeth?

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Though it may not seem like it, your teeth are complicated biological components and play significant roles in the health of the entire body rather than just the mouths they inhabit.

We at the office of Tranquil Dental are oral healthcare experts and know “all things dental.” In emphasizing the importance of preventive dental care, we are dedicated to helping every patient enjoy the benefits of a healthy and beautiful smile.


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How Do I Choose The Right Dental Floss? Your Dentist Weighs In

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The American Dental Association advocates flossing once a day to remove food particles that have become lodged between the teeth, the ones our toothbrush might not be able to reach. 

Flossing’s an effective way of cutting down on bacteria and plaque — that stubborn film that clings to your teeth and contributes to gum disease. But among the many types of dental floss on the shelves of your local pharmacy, which one is right for you? Our friendly dentist at Tranquil Dental is here to provide some answers.


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What You Need To Know About Fluoride Treatments

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The benefits of fluoride in helping to fortify the enamel protecting our teeth and ward off harmful bacteria are well documented. The use of this naturally occurring mineral has helped lead to a decline in tooth decay since its introduction in the 1960s into products such as toothpaste, as well as being added into the public drinking water supplies of many villages, towns and cities across the United States. 

So, if you’re brushing with a toothpaste containing fluoride and drinking fluoridated water, why is our dentist at Tranquil Dental recommending a topical fluoride treatment during your visit?


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Six Habits To Protect Your Teeth

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We’re living longer, healthier lives, and that includes the reasonable expectation that if we take proper care of our teeth, they will take care of us for years to come. Our friendly dentist at Tranquil Dental believes in encouraging a strong oral hygiene routine for our patients. Let us be your partners in preserving the look, feel and function of those pearly whites!

Here are a few simple recommendations for preventing tooth decay and gum disease that we urge our patients to add to their daily routines:


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Do You Know the Evolution of Toothbrushes?

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You brush your teeth two or three times a day. But while you’re cleaning up those pearly whites, have you ever wondered about the evolution of the tools? No? OK, then it’s time for you to find out.

The office of Tranquil Dental is enthusiastic about treating your oral health. In addition to our high-quality, comprehensive care, we also boast a welcoming, patient-focused environment in which each client will feel at ease. We are an excellent one-stop solution for the oral healthcare needs of your whole family.


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Are Charcoal Toothpastes Good For Whitening Your Teeth?

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Who doesn’t want whiter teeth? A bright smile is a winning way to greet the world, and has been shown to have a major impact when we’re on a job interview or a first date. No wonder more and more patients visiting our dentist at Tranquil Dental ask about what they can do to achieve whiter teeth. And indeed, there are numerous products and treatments on the market that promise a more glittering smile. 

One entry in this category that our patients ask about is charcoal toothpaste. It seems counterintuitive that a dark-colored substance like charcoal would produce whiter teeth, but that’s the claim that has landed charcoal-containing toothpaste products on the shelves at your grocery store and pharmacy. It’s become popular among people seeking a “natural” ingredient in a whitening product.


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