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Soft Drink, Soda, Pop: Sugar by Any Name

Most Americans know that regularly drinking soda is not healthy. But Wilmington, DE dentist Dr. Bruce Matthews still frequently sees patients who have dental damage due to consuming too many sugar-laden soft drinks.Whether you call it pop, soda, or soft drinks, it all amounts to the same thing - an excess of ...

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5 Options to Restore Your Smile

Dental restorations are true to their name – they restore the health, function, and beauty of your smile. At Bruce D. Matthews, DDS, we offer restorations with the most durable and esthetic materials available today.Each type of dental restoration has a particular purpose, and they are not typically interchangeable. A comprehensive exam ...

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Could New Research Prevent (Already Rare) Implant Failure?

Dentistry, like other medical and scientific professions, constantly strives to improve patient outcomes and provide better results for those people we treat. Over the past decade, dental implants have come a long way – better integration, success rates, and techniques. Dental implant success rates are high. According to the Journal of ...

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Dental Care for the Whole Family

With so many options available today, finding the right dentist can be difficult, especially when you're looking for care for the whole family. We are proud to offer a wide array of dental services, all under one roof, so you and your family can find everything they ...

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Silver Vs. White Fillings

Silver or other metal composite materials are traditionally used for dental fillings. However, today there are other options available that not only look better but actually provide other oral health benefits as well.Benefits of White FillingsHere are some of the benefits of using a white filling over a metal option:Smaller filling: Metal fillings ...

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Developing Positive Oral Care Habits in Children

We all know that brushing and flossing are important, as well as visiting the dentist for those regular cleanings and checkups. However, actually keeping up with those oral care habits can be difficult. Instilling great habits in your children from a young age can make a big difference in their success ...

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Sugar's Effect on Oral Health

You are probably aware that sugar contributes to the decay of your teeth, and there are many health issues surrounding over-consumption of sugar in addition to oral health. Sugar is widely present in many of the foods we eat on a regular basis, so it's important to limit your intake in order to stay healthy, both orally and overall.How Sugar ...

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