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Are You Ruining Your Teeth!!!

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#4- Grinding and clenching at night- Grinding and/or clenching is a common finding in many adult patients.  Often these actions are increased during times of anxiety or stress.  Over time, this can lead to chipping, cracking, and wear of your teeth.  Solution: Ask your dentist if they notice any evidence of a clenching or grinding.  If they do, a “night guard,” which is a thin piece of custom fit acrylic, may be a great option to help protect your teeth. #3- Opening beer bottles with your teeth- No dentist wants to get a phone call at 11PM from a patient who broke their tooth in half while trying to open a beer bottle.  You don’t want to have to make that call either 🙂  The bottle opener was invented for a reason. #2- “Flossing my own way”- While dentists understand that people are creative and like to be unique, flossing is a time to conform what is proven to work.  “I floss every day” only is helpful when you are effectively cleaning in between your teeth.  Creating a “C” shape with the floss in each area and then moving in an up and down motion 5 times is the most effective method of flossing.  Your hygienist will be happy to work with you to maximize your flossing efficiency. #1- “My teeth aren’t hurting me, so I don’t need to see the dentist.” – This couldn’t be further from the truth.  Most tooth decay causes no sensitivity until it is very large.  By the time someone could “feel” that they had a cavity, the cavity is likely already very extensive and may be affecting the health of the nerve.  Regular checkups every 6 month can help detect tooth decay in its early stages.  This can lead to more conservative treatment and preserving the maximum amount of healthy tooth structure.        ]]>

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I needed a lot of work on my teeth and I'm so glad I found such a great dentist. He explains everything to you and also is very upfront on all posibiltys that's can happen to the tooth he works on and also explains what you can expect after the dental work. He's also very friendly and everyone at the office makes you feel comfortable. Karen and Sandra in the front office are wonderful as well. They also have wonderful dental hygienist. My insurance is not in network with Dr. Homan but it's well worth the extra money to still go to the best!

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The chairs are very comfortable and the staff is very polite. Dr. Homann is also a very knowledgeable dentist with the ability to make every patient feel calm and comfortable no matter what the situation. He also has done volunteer work for the homeless donating his time and resources to help the less fortunate, if that doesn't let you know what kind of practice this is I don't know what will. I will definitely be coming back here again!

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