September 23, 2022
Gum Disease Pictures | My Dental Advocate

What Does Gingivitis Look Like? (20 Gum Disease Pictures)

Gingivitis is uncomfortable; your gums bleed, your breath smells, and your teeth hurt. But did you know that 94% of Americans have gingivitis? That’s an alarming statistic! However, what’s more alarming, gingivitis can progress...
September 19, 2022
Got Gingivitis? | My Dental Advocate

What is Gingivitis? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Have you recently visited the dentist for a basic cleaning only to hear you have gingivitis? You're not alone; 94% of Americans have gingivitis. If gingivitis is left untreated, it can progress into gum disease...
August 26, 2022
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How to Sleep After Wisdom Teeth Removal? (BEST Tips)

According to a recent study, 73% of high school students don't get enough sleep—unfortunately, the percentage skyrockets after wisdom teeth extractions. Wisdom teeth removal is necessary for most 15 to 25-year-olds...
August 9, 2022
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Wisdom Teeth Removal (What’s Involved?)

Wisdom teeth removal is a daunting procedure that most people fret about in their early years. According to a recent study, 10 million wisdom teeth are removed from 5 million patients every year. It's stressful to think...
July 21, 2022
Large Cavity (near nerve) | My Dental Advocate

When Are CEREC Crowns Not Recommended? (Top 6 Reasons)

CEREC crowns have become a popular way to restore teeth in recent years. However, there are some occasions when CEREC crowns are not recommended. From a dentist's perspective, we will discuss the top 6 reasons...
July 16, 2022
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How Do CEREC Crowns Stay On? (Top 8 Reasons Crowns Fall Off)

If you are a patient who has had a CEREC crown placed, you may be wondering how it stays in place. What type of cement or bonding agent is used? If the crown ever comes off, is there a particular way to re-cement it?
July 12, 2022
Same-Day CEREC Crown Process (Step-By-Step Guide) | My Dental Advocate

Same-Day CEREC Crown Process (Step-By-Step Guide)

If you need a dental crown, you may wonder if there's a way to get one without waiting for weeks or even months. If that's the case, you'll be happy to know that there is a solution: same-day CEREC crowns! Over 30 million tooth restorations...
July 8, 2022
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How Much Are CEREC Crowns? (Pros, Cons & Treatment Cost)

Treatment cost for CEREC crowns varies depending on where you live and the dentist's credentials, but it is typically more expensive than getting traditional crowns. This blog post will discuss the pros and cons...
July 6, 2022
CEREC vs. Traditional Crowns Pros/Cons | My Dental Advocate

Are CEREC Crowns Better Than Traditional Crowns? (Dentist’s Perspective)

Traditional crowns are made of metal and must be fitted over several appointments. Now, CEREC crowns can be placed in just one visit!
July 3, 2022
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What Are CEREC Crowns? (Advantages & Disadvantages)

With CEREC technology, dentists can create crowns in-office in just minutes. This guide will explain CEREC crowns, how they work, and what patients can expect from the same-day crown process...
June 27, 2022
What Does a Cavity Look Like? (20 Pictures) | Tooth decay - x-ray - 3 | My Dental Advocate

What Does a Cavity Look Like? (20 Pictures)

When it comes to cavities, many people aren't quite sure what they look like. Some think tooth decay is a giant hole in your tooth, while others believe it's anything dark and suspicious looking. In reality, cavities can...
June 23, 2022
Why Does a Cavity Hurt? (5 BEST Toothache Home Remedies) | Toothache ingredients | My Dental Advocate

Why Does a Cavity Hurt? (5 BEST Toothache Home Remedies)

A toothache is one of the most painful things you can experience. But what makes them hurt so much? And what are the best ways to treat a toothache at home? Here are the five best dentist-approved toothache remedies...
June 8, 2022
Bacteria Picture | What is a Cavity? What Causes Rotten Teeth? | My Dental Advocate

What Is a Cavity? What Causes Rotten Teeth?

Rotten teeth occur because of a variety of factors. Each factor plays a key role! Healthy foods have fewer fermentable carbohydrates leading to less acid production. Sugar-rich foods are sticky and more difficult...
May 19, 2022
Teeth with Cavities | Can You Reverse a Cavity? (5 Simple Steps) | My Dental Advocate

Can You Reverse a Cavity? (5 Simple Steps)

Cavities that are located in the enamel can be reversed. This process is called remineralization and can only be accomplished when the cavity is superficial. If the cavity progresses to the dentin layer...
March 3, 2022
ADA Seal of Acceptance

What is the ADA Seal of Acceptance?

For over 90 years, the ADA Seal of Acceptance has been an enduring symbol of safety and effectiveness for dental health products. These products receive the prestigious Seal after rigorous independent testing, ensuring the...