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Tips to Convince Kids to Brush their Teeth.
If you’re a parent, you’ve developed your own tricks for getting your kids to do things that they may not want to do. At South University Dental Associates, we decided to compile the best tips and tricks to help you get your kids set on a lifetime of healthy oral hygiene habits.
Where does the tooth fairy story come from?
South University Dental Associates decided to investigate the beginnings of the Tooth Fairy myth so you could learn where this admittedly strange tale comes from.
Exciting News Happening at SUDA
South University Dental Associates will undergo an expansion and remodel during the spring and summer of 2021. The project will begin by breaking ground for the addition Monday, April 5th.
What is xylitol gum and how does it neutralize pH levels?
While eating alkalizing foods makes a difference in promoting dental health, chewing gum with xylitol is another way you can wage war on acidity. these tips and our family dentists can help you improve your pH levels
How Do I Know if My Child Has a Cavity?
How do I know if my child has a cavity? What are the warning signs that my child has a cavity? What should I do if I think my child has a cavity?
How Can I Make My Teeth Less Sensitive?
Having sensitive teeth is fun, in the same way that paying taxes is fun, or stubbing your toe is fun. That is to say, it’s not fun at all. here's how to fix it.
These Fargo Dentist Reviews Say It All
Reviews and Recommendations are important when looking for a dentist. These reviews make it clear why South University Dental has been the highest rated Fargo Dentist for years.
COVID-19 Update: October 19, 2020
As we all continue to try and operate during these challenging times we wanted to give you an update on what we are doing to keep all our patients and team members safe at South University Dental Associates.
Can medications affect the health of my teeth?
There are hundreds of medications that have dry mouth as a potential side effect. This can directly impact the health of your teeth due to the limitation of saliva this causes. When saliva cannot flow freely, its infection-fighting powers are not readily available.
The Keys to Periodontal Maintenance for Dental Health
Nearly half of U.S. adults over the age of 30 have periodontal disease. Once diagnosed, the effects of periodontal disease can be stifled with proper treatment.
What Effect Can Highly Acidic Foods or Beverages Have on Your Teeth?
Although there's no way to replace the lost tooth enamel, South University Dental Associates provides restorative services to treat acid erosion. If you're experiencing tooth sensitivity, yellowing of the teeth, or any other symptom of acid wear, a quality dentist is just a phone call away.
What does a dental filling do?
The only thing worse than having a cavity is letting it go unfilled. This can lead to much of the tooth being destroyed, making a crown necessary. In severe cases, an expensive root canal is the only option, to salvage the tooth.
Three Things To Do for Healthier Teeth This year
Put your floss in the shower. When it comes to brushing, it’s easy to make excuses. Perhaps you’ve heard yourself say, “I don’t have time to,” or “I always forget.”
Why Should I Brush Twice a Day?
A good toothbrush is your mouth’s greatest ally in the fight against plaque. Plaque is a sticky deposit on teeth accumulated from eating and drinking throughout the day. It’s also a bacterial breeding ground.
What is Periodontal Disease?
Assuming you eat three meals per day, that equals 1095 meals per year (snacking not included). Add that up over the course of your lifetime and that’s a lot of chewing. Thankfully, our teeth are anchored in strong bones that, if cared for properly, will endure for the long haul.
Why do the bristles on my toothbrush bend out?
Does your toothbrush typically look like it’s having a bad hair day? Are the bristles bending out in all directions? If your answer is yes, you may need to make an adjustment to your brushing style.
How does whitening your teeth work?
Over the course of time, even the most diligent brushers are vulnerable to a degree of staining. Whitening is a great way to bring the shine back.