How Tooth Brushing Prevents Gum Disease

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Everyone should brush their teeth at least twice a day. In this post from St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville, we’ll talk about why this is so important. Brushing and flossing is the best way to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Brushing with fluoride toothpaste and carefully flossing removes food debris from teeth and cleans…

Does Your Teen Feel Wisdom Teeth Coming In?

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65 percent of men and women who detect wisdom teeth notice them in their late teens or early twenties. At St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville, we help our teenage patients with their wisdom teeth issues. Why are wisdom teeth often extracted? There are several reasons… Wisdom teeth can damage adjacent teeth and nerves. Most jaws…

Dental Breakthroughs On The Horizon

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At St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville, we use the latest proven dental technology to provide our patients with quality dentistry. In addition, we keep up-to-date on the most recent research that is propelling the industry forward. Here are some of the intriguing dental technologies currently being studied and tested: Fill and Heal: Bioactive Glass A…

Our Standard Of Excellence

At St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville, we are committed to the dental health of each one of our patients. We want everyone who settles into one of our chairs to have a good experience. But just as important, we want our work to result in healthy teeth and gums that last a lifetime. That is…

For A Healthier Smile, Stop Doing This

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There are simple things you can do every day to keep your teeth as healthy as possible. The team at St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville has compiled the following list of things not to do. Chewing sugared gum all day. Cavities, a sore jaw, or broken bridgework may result. If you must chew, select gum…

Smile Makeovers: First Things First

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A smile makeover from St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville will give you a brilliant new smile that leads to greater self-confidence and improved dental health. We take a very methodical approach to make sure you’re thrilled with the results. A smile makeover means combining different cosmetic dentistry techqniues to improve the appearance of your smile.…

Regular Cleanings And Heart Health

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Visiting St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville for a dental checkup and cleaning every six months may  seem inconvenient sometimes, but you may benefit in ways you’d never imagine. A recent study showed that people who had their teeth professionally cleaned at least once every two years were 24 percent less likely to have a heart…