Maintain Optimum Oral Health with Dental Erosion Prevention

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Dental erosion, also known as enamel erosion, can easily affect your smile if you're not careful. It can lead to new oral ailments including the eventual death of your teeth. This is because harmful acids seep through the tooth enamel until the inner linings of your teeth are vulnerable. Thus,... Read more »

Gum Disease is a Serious Threat to Your Gums and Smile

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Did you know, gum disease is one of the leading factors in tooth loss among adults today? Well, it’s true! Understanding your oral health is important, which is why our team here at Crossroads Dental in Waterloo, Iowa, is happy to help you understand gum disease and how it can... Read more »

What Causes Halitosis?

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Halitosis, or bad breath, is the result of foul-smelling or nasty odors emanating from your mouth. Oftentimes, this is caused by bacteria in your mouth, but the causes can be far and wide. In some instances, bad breath could be a symptom of more serious health issues in your body.... Read more »

How Can I Get My Child Excited for Oral Hygiene?

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If your child thinks oral hygiene is a drag, there are some things you can do to get your child more excited about cleaning their smile. If they enjoy cleaning their smile, there is a chance they will take good care of their teeth and gums as they get older.... Read more »

Do You Know About the Different Type of Cavities?

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Did you know that cavities are simply another name for tooth decay? Fortunately, the number of cavities Americans have every year has decreased significantly. This is due in large part to increased awareness of the importance of oral health, including brushing and flossing to prevent cavities. But tooth decay is... Read more »

How to Get Fresh Breath

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Halitosis is a condition for bad breath. When bacteria hides in your smile, it can cause many bad orders to come from your teeth. Thousands of people struggle against the fight of bad breath. That is why, our office here at Crossroads Dental wants to give you the information you... Read more »

Who Can Get Thrush?

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Thrush is a fungal infection that creates creamy white lesions inside of the mouth. This infection is caused by an excess of the Candida fungus, a type of yeast. Though anyone can develop oral thrush, some people are more susceptible to it than others. Here are the ones who are... Read more »

Greet Summertime With a Healthy Smile

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The “First Day of Spring” or the vernal equinox began in the Northern Hemisphere on Friday, March 20. At the time of the vernal equinox, the sun rises exactly in the east and sets exactly in the west. The days and nights are approximately equal, as well. Springtime is truly... Read more »