Hoorfar Dental Blog

Does Food Coloring Cause Teeth Stains?
12/05/2016
With Halloween and Thanksgiving now behind us, we’re not through the holidays yet. Along with the celebrations comes a lot of food of course, and there’s no doubt that you’ve probably come across some holiday themed treats that not only look delicious, but are colorful to bring out that holiday spirit.
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Can Sugar-Free Candy Cause Tooth Decay?
10/19/2016
Without question, one of the biggest threats to good oral health is tooth decay. If you’re like many people today, you may have decided to switch from regular candy to candy that’s sugar free so you can reduce your risk for getting tooth decay.
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Braces vs. Invisalign
08/19/2016
In the past, people who wanted to straighten their teeth were left with no option other than wearing metal braces. Fortunately, today our options have expanded. For those that wish to achieve a straighter and healthier smile, there’s a more subtle approach that requires no wires or brackets: Invisalign.
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Causes of Bad Breath
06/15/2016
Bad breath can be a social disaster, putting people off or getting their focus on your breath instead of what you’re talking about. There are many culprits that lead to stale, stinky breath, and the good news is that many of them are completely preventable.
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How Nail Biting Affects Your Oral Health
04/12/2016
Nail biting is an extremely common habit that can have a lot of negative consequences when it comes to your teeth and your oral health. While the damage that is done to the nails is very obvious, most tend to be less aware of the damage that this habit inflicts on your teeth, gums, and general oral health. Here are some of the worst ways biting your nails affects your mouth.
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Fluoride and Why Do You Need It
03/15/2016
Fluoride is actually a naturally occurring mineral that has some amazing properties when it comes into contact with your teeth. Over time, your teeth can decay due to leftover food particles that turn into harmful bacteria and plaque, which means that you’re also losing some vital minerals in your teeth. Fluoride helps restore those minerals to your teeth in a process called re-mineralization, either restoring damage done to your teeth, or even making them stronger and protecting them from future damage.
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