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Deep Cleaning Demystified: 5 Tips to Healthy Teeth And Gums

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My dentist said I need a deep cleaning.  Do I really need one? If you have faced the same suggestion and found yourself confused about what to do, don’t worry, as we have some insight for you. Deep cleaning, also known as scaling and root planing (SRP) in dental lingo, might seem a bit scary. But it’s really important for …

What’s in a Professional Teeth Cleaning?

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Let’s say you have great dental hygiene habits. You brush as directed, floss every day, and consume sugary and acidic foods in moderation. Your teeth are pearly white, your breath is great, and you can’t remember the last time you had a cavity. Yet your dentist wants you to come in every six months for a cleaning. Why? No matter …

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How to Keep Your Teeth Clean this Halloween

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As the fall air descends and begins to bring in spooky chills and darker evenings, you and your family are probably starting to prepare for Halloween. Trick-or-treating is one of the most beloved American traditions, and no self-respecting dentist would tell you to skip out on the fun. However, approaching Halloween as a free-for-all of candy and sugar can leave …

How to Care For Your Teeth During the Holiday Season

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The holiday season is known for its prevalence of delicious treats. Unfortunately, candy canes and scrumptious feasts can do serious damage to your teeth. At Klooster Family Dentistry, we want to make sure your teeth remain healthy despite the temptations of the holiday season. Here are a few ways that you can protect and care for your teeth this year. …