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Myths and Facts about Fluoride Treatments

Many public health experts agree that treating water with fluoride helps protect teeth without harming people’s health. Health organizations note that the use of dentures has gone down dramatically since the U.S. started fluoridation. At Zeal Dentistry, our San Francisco dentist knows all about preventative dentistry. Let’s explore some of the myths and facts surrounding…

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Types of Dental Implants

People with missing teeth often become extremely self-conscious during social situations. Some individuals also develop poor eating habits, especially when the frequently available food is difficult to chew. Such a situation increases the vulnerability to other diet-related and self-esteem issues. However, with dental implants, you can receive a complete restoration of the missing teeth.   Replacing…

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5 Effective Ways to Treat Gingivitis

Gingivitis occurs when plaque accumulates around the teeth. This plaque has bacteria that cause inflammation of the gums. It is a less destructive type of gum disease. At times the disease may develop into periodontitis. This is a severe condition and requires periodontal treatment. The most prevalent cause of gingivitis is poor oral hygiene. This encourages plaque…

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