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Main Street Dental Blog

Dental Decay: Do I Have a Cavity Between My Teeth?

April 4, 2024

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Did you know that the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that about 90% of adults who are 20 years or older have had at least one cavity? To make matters worse, it’s possible to have developed one and not know it. They can hide in places you can’t easily see, like behind your molars or between your teeth. Unfortunately, oral issues like this typically don’t heal themselves and only get worse in time. For example, tooth decay can cause an infection that puts neighboring pearly whites at risk.

To avoid this, it’s important to spot the signs of cavities in time to treat them. Keep reading to learn more about how to know if you have hidden tooth decay so you can address it promptly!


Stocking Stuffer Strategy: 4 Smile-Friendly Gifts

December 5, 2023

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The holidays are here and for parents, that can mean a lot of anxiety about your little one’s oral health. After all, there are plenty of sweet treats marketed toward children this time of year. On top of that, they’re likely enjoying celebrations at school or with friends with party favors like chocolate kisses and candy canes. If you want to help them prevent tooth decay and gum disease from too much sugar, try filling their stockings with these 4 smile-friendly presents!


3 Practices to Celebrate Dental Hygiene Month

October 27, 2023

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For many, October is all about Halloween and starting the holiday season, but it’s also a special time for your smile—Dental Hygiene Month. Your mouth is the bridge to the rest of your body, making it incredibly important to properly care for. Whether you’re diligent about brushing and flossing daily, or you know you could do a little bit better of a job cleaning your teeth, Dental Hygiene Month is the perfect time to focus on the health of your smile. Read on to learn three practices you can implement into your at-home oral routine to honor the health of your grin this October.


Cosmetic Dental Bonding or Veneers: Which Is Right for Me?

September 2, 2023

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When it comes to enhancing your smile, cosmetic dental bonding and veneers are two popular options that can transform the appearance of your pearly whites and leave your confidence sky-high! Each of these procedures has its unique advantages, but the choice between dental bonding or veneers depends on several factors, as each has specific characteristics and considerations. Keep reading to learn more about these treatments so that you can get a feel for which might be the best for your pearly whites!