How To Properly Use Mouthwash

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Adding a mouthwash or mouth rinsing step to your teeth cleaning routine is highly recommended by dentists in order to maintain clean teeth and healthy gums for years to come. Including this step in your routine will lead to overall better dental hygiene and will also help you fight bad breath! 3 Important Tips For Using Mouthwash In Your Dental … Read More

7 Tips on How to Strengthen Tooth Enamel

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We all want white, sparkling, straight teeth. But none of that matters if the foundation is weak. That’s why strong tooth enamel—the outer protective layer of teeth—is essential for a beautiful smile. Here are 7 tips to strengthen tooth enamel. Brush Properly (And Choose the Right Toothpaste) Learning how to strengthen enamel starts with your brushing routine. It’s important to … Read More

Toothache Pain You Shouldn’t Ignore

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Ever catch yourself wondering, “Why is my tooth hurting?” Then write it off as nothing until the pain returns again and again?  While brushing, flossing, and visiting your dentist regularly provide a solid foundation for good oral health, they don’t make you immune to an occasional toothache. If you already take good care of your teeth and mouth, you might … Read More

Who is a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?

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No matter how well you care for your teeth, injury or disease can cause tooth loss. In fact, by age 50, most Americans have lost an average of 12 teeth (including wisdom teeth). But there’s no need to go through life without a smile you love! If you’re looking to boost your confidence and want the feeling of a full … Read More

What is a Core Build Up?

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So you need a core build up. What is that exactly? Here’s a quick look at this restorative dental procedure. Everything You Need to Know About Post and Core Build-ups A core build up (also called a crown build up or dental build up) is used to restore a missing portion of a tooth, either caused by a fracture or … Read More

Are Dental X-Rays Safe During Pregnancy?

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When you’re pregnant, there’s so much to think about. After all, you’re suddenly responsible for not just yourself, but also your growing baby. So we know you might be wondering: Are dental x-rays safe while pregnant? Why might a dentist recommend an x-ray during pregnancy—and how can you protect yourself from unnecessary radiation?  Let’s get to the bottom of these … Read More

COVID-19 Update from Cottonwood Dental

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Dear patients, family, and friends of Cottonwood Dental, Of all the crowded public places to avoid and fear, Dr. Giaquinto’s dental office is one of the few places you do NOT HAVE TO FEAR and we hope that is a relief. We have always taken pride in our procedures to keep the office clean and safe and have always stringently followed … Read More