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What Should I Do to Prevent Gum Disease and Tooth Decay?

We all want straight, white teeth for a lovely smile. But the most important thing is that your mouth is healthy! The last thing you want is tooth decay, which is when the enamel and structure of your tooth break down due to plaque. This can also lead to gum disease, also known as periodontitis. So, how do you prevent gum disease and tooth decay? At Furniss Family Dentistry, we’re going to give you some easy tips for good oral hygiene.

Tips to Prevent Gum Disease & Decay

There are some simple things you can do at home to prevent tooth deca
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Why are My Teeth Sensitive?

Is drinking your morning coffee causing you pain? How about eating ice cream; is it uncomfortable? You may be suffering from tooth sensitivity. When your tooth is sensitive, it can really affect your eating and drinking habits. It can mean you avoid certain foods and beverages altogether.    But the good news is that it doesn’t have to be this way. Let’s find out more about the causes of tooth sensitivity and how Furniss Family Dentistry may be able to help you.

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3 Ways to Keep Your Gums Healthy

One of the most predominant questions asked during dental visits is how does one keep their gums healthy? The answer is simple: flossing, regular dental cleanings, and brush twice a day. Sounds too easy, right? The truth is, keeping your gums healthy really is that easy. Let’s cover these three ways of keeping your gums healthy a bit more.  

Why are Gums Important?

Your gums perform a crucial role in the overall health of your mouth. Your gums also support your teeth and the bones that hold your teeth in place. They are the first defense for your teeth against harmful bacteria. If they are not cared for, they can also be the cause of bacteria and lead to issues likeRead More

Living in Longview & Looking for Dental Implants

Have you been wondering if you need dental implants? Some people don’t have regular checkups with their dentists or only go when there is a toothache. However, most people don’t realize that your oral health is essential to your overall health. Read on to learn about why you might need dental implants, which can change your life for the better.

Do You Need Dental Implants?

Do you have missing or rotten teeth? Having missing teeth without dental implants or other dental treatments filling in that gap could cause other health problems in your future. Your other remaining teeth could shift over to fill in that gap, or other issues coul
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