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Is fluoride really necessary? What makes it important?

A lot of our North Tampa Dental patients at North Pointe Dental Associates are concerned about fluoride and if it’s necessary for them and their family. Our Tampa Dental practices recently asked American Dental Association (ADA) expert questions about nature’s cavity fighter, based on what they have researched. An expert member of the American Dental [...]

The Pros And Cons Of Invisalign

Most people aren’t born with a perfect smile. Instead, we experience a range of irregularities such as crowding, overbites and crooked teeth. When it comes to fixing issues such as these, braces have always been the more traditional option. In fact, they were the only option until the year 2000. However, Invisalign has proven itself [...]

Electric VS Traditional Toothbrushes

It’s the toothbrush showdown you’ve been waiting for! In one corner is a newfangled gadget known as the electric toothbrush. Pitted against this modern marvel is an oldie but a goodie. Why yes, it’s the traditional toothbrush! Who will reign as champion in the battle of electric vs traditional toothbrushes? Continue reading to find out… [...]

A Guide To Root Canal Therapy

Root canal therapy is the best remedy for a gravely infected tooth. Your other option is a tooth extraction, and one we only consider as a last resort. In order to quell your apprehension over this common procedure, we’ve provided a step-by-step guide for what you can expect. Stage 1: Eradication Once a local anesthetic [...]

How To Start An Oral Health Routine For Your Child

Proper dental care for your child starts earlier than you think. In fact, a lot can happen during the first two years of your child’s life, even though you won’t be able to see much of it. It’s essential that your child receives regular dental checkups every six months once she is born. Your Tampa [...]

How To Recover From A Dental Filling

  Typical hygiene tasks such as brushing your teeth can seem more difficult with a dental filling. But it’s actually pretty simple, as long as you know what to expect. First off, it’s completely normal to experience numbness immediately after receiving adental filling. This is due to the irritation of your tooth nerves from the [...]

Is Whitening Teeth Safe While Pregnant?

Put simply, evidence is limited as to whether teeth whitening products are safe to use during pregnancy.In other words, we can’t prove it’s harmful and we can’t prove it’s harmless.Due to this uncertainty, most experienced dentists will recommend that you waituntil you are no longer pregnant before whitening your teeth.Additionally, it’s always best to avoid [...]

Are Tooth Extractions Safe During Pregnancy?

During a pregnancy, it’s normal for your hormones to go a little crazy. However, it’s important to know that these fluctuating hormone levels can affect your dental health negatively. A few lucky women manage to avoid any additional dental difficulties, but you never know which category you’re going to fall into. A common experience for [...]

How To Get Rid Of Sensitive Teeth After Whitening

It’s a common scenario… You look in the mirror one day and notice one (or several) tooth stains. After using whitening strips/gel/toothpaste/mouth rinse at home, your teeth are looking much whiter! Unfortunately, they’ve also become more sensitive. Yikes! What do you do? Before we can tell you how to get rid of sensitive teeth after [...]

The Complete Truth About Root Canals

Has your Tampa dentist recommended a root canal to resolve a current dental problem you’re facing? There’s no need to be fearful of this treatment which more than 15 million people take advantage of each year. If you’re in need of a root canal, it’s likely due to severe tooth decay or infection. In this [...]