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Do Artificial Sweeteners Cause Cavities or Gum Disease Like Sugar?

A man pouring artificial sweetener into his coffee.

Have you ever tried to avoid eating sugar? It’s in everything! The standard American diet incorporates sweet tastes into every meal of the day. For most, getting away from real sugar means switching to alternatives like xylitol, stevia or other artificial sweeteners. While they don’t carry the same caloric problems of regular sugar, do artificial sweeteners cause cavities or issues like … Continue Reading

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Why Do I Keep Getting Cavities?

A woman being checked for cavities.

Getting a cavity is never fun. But what do you do when you
keep getting cavities and feel like every visit to the dentist means another
filling for your mouth? Chances are, the causes behind your cavities are things
within your control! Find out the most common reasons that patients keep
getting cavities and what you can do to make your next visit to the dentist quick
and … Continue Reading

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KaVo DIAGNOdent: Using the Latest Technology to Detect Cavities

KaVo diagnodent classicCatching a cavity in its earliest stages is the best way to avoid major dental work and save your natural tooth. However, the easy detection of very small cavities has always been a challenge in the world of dentistry. Larger, more serious cavities can easily be found with an x-ray, but until recently, identifying tiny cavities has been … Continue Reading

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Cavities 101 for Parents

child at dentist to prevent cavitiesDread going to the dentist with your kids? We understand! Kids can be intimidated or frightened by dental visits, especially if they have cavities. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be so hard to get your kid to the dentist. We’ve found that a simple explanation goes a long way with most children, and helps them feel comfortable visiting Pointe … Continue Reading

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