Making the Most out of Tooth Restorations

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Are you ready to learn more about your tooth restoration treatment options to enhance your smile? Through the use of restoration upgrades, various benefits can be had for your smile should any dental damage occur. Furthermore, various treatments are available to help keep your smile safe from future damage before... Read more »

Shield Your Smile with Gum Disease Treatments

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  Are you suffering from any oral ailments or oral health conditions? If you have poor oral hygiene, or frequently fail to visit your dentist for routine check-ups and examinations, you may be suffering damage that you're unaware of. For this reason, it is always important to inspect the health... Read more »

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 »

6 Tips for Toothbrush Care

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As important as it is to brush your teeth for two minutes, twice a day, it is also important to give appropriate care and attention to the tools you will be using. No matter how often you may clean your teeth, if your toothbrush is not up to the task,... 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 »

Dentures Can Fix Your Smile

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Dentures can fix your smile. If you have a few missing teeth, a set of partial dentures can be crafted to suit your needs. If you need an entire smile makeover, a complete set of dentures can replace entire rows of teeth. Each pair of dentures crafted at Crossroads Dental... Read more »

Keep Your Smile Great with Excellent Oral Hygiene

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Always keep your oral health care habits in check with your health care goals. Excellent oral hygiene is the key to a great smile. Ensuring that you are safely and effectively brushing twice daily is paramount to your smile’s success. With all the different methods available to you in today’s... Read more »

How Our Periodontal Maintenance Can Help Your Gums

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At Crossroads Dental, Dr. Carol Halloran and our experienced team are happy to help our patients in Waterloo, Iowa, and the surrounding communities achieve healthy smiles. While the early stages of gum disease respond well to improved oral hygiene, such as daily toothbrushing, flossing, and oral rinsing, if gum disease is... Read more »

Electric or Manual: Which Brush is Right for You?

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How often do you replace your toothbrush? Did you know that you should replace your toothbrush once every six months? But with so many options available, how do you choose the best brush for you? For instance, would an electric toothbrush be better for you than a manual one? Similarly,... Read more »