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Have you seen us on Yelp? Let us know about your experience on Strong Roots! We would greatly appreciate it http://www.yelp.com/biz/strong-roots-dental-jersey-city
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Need a cleaning? Are you experiencing tooth pain? Schedule your appointment today online at www.strongrootsdental.com We're looking forward to seeing you soon. #jerseycity #dentist #dentalcare #familydentist #zocdoc
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Are you not sure what the best toothpastes are for you and your family? Here's 10 of the very best in the market! Be sure to know before you buy, your oral health is very important. To schedule your next dental appointment at Strong Roots please visit www.strongrootsdental.com http://ow.ly/wkwox
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What is plaque?
Plaque is a sticky layer of material containing bacteria that accumulates on teeth, including where toothbrushes can’t reach. Many of the foods you eat cause the bacteria in your mouth to produce acids. Sugary foods are obvious sources of plaque, but there are others that you might not realize can cause harm. Starches—such as bread, crackers, and cereal—also cause acids to form. Plaque also produces substances that irritate the gums, making them red, sensitive, and susceptible to bleeding. This can lead to gum disease, in which gums pull away from the teeth and form pockets that fill with bacteria and pus. If the gums are not treated, the bone around the teeth can be destroyed and teeth may become loose or have to be removed.
 
How can I get rid of plaque?
The best way to remove plaque is by brushing and cleaning between your teeth every day.  Brushing removes plaque from the tooth surfaces. Brush your teeth twice per day with a soft-bristled brush. The size and shape of your toothbrush should fit your mouth and allow you to reach all areas easily. Use an antimicrobial toothpaste containing fluoride, which helps protect your teeth from decay. Clean between the teeth once a day with floss or interdental cleaners to remove plaque from between the teeth, where the toothbrush can’t reach. Flossing is essential to prevent gum disease.

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