An Effective Flossing Technique Cleans Several Key Areas

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When residual food particles and plaque are not thoroughly removed from your teeth they can harden into tartar. When this happens, the constant bacterial presence near the gum line leads directly to the inflammation associated with gum disease.   The American Dental Association recommends that you brush and floss your... Read more »

What to do if a Crown Comes Out

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When Robert Rust Jr., DMD cemented your crown in place it was intended to restore the tooth for a very long time. Unfortunately, there are times when something like a hard fall, blow to the face, or periodontal disease can knock a crown out or compromise the cement holding it... Read more »

How Diet Can Affect Your Oral Health

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Our bodies are wonderful machines. They process an incredible variety of fuel (in the form of food) every day. And we know that what we put in them can affect our health and overall wellness. But did you know that your diet can also have a dramatic effect on your... Read more »

Don’t Let Dental Phobia Ruin Your Oral Health

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Dental phobia is a common fear that plagues millions of Americans. Estimates say that 5 to 8 percent of Americans avoid going to the dentist because they are afraid. Here at Robert Rust Jr., DMD, we strive to make you feel safe. We understand that dental phobia is a common... Read more »