General Dentistry, Holistic Dentist, Preventative Care

6 Common Dental Habits

Repeat this to yourself: New Year, New me.

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General Dentistry, Oral Health, Santa Cruz Dentist

Tooth Erosion: How to prevent it

A common dental problem among our Dr. Peabody DDS patients is tooth erosion. The outer layer of teeth is called enamel. Enamel protects your teeth from normal everyday wear and tear that result from eating and drinking. The enamel of the teeth is the strongest substance in the body. Though incredibly strong, enamel in the… Continue reading Tooth Erosion: How to prevent it

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5 Myths About Wine’s Effect on Teeth

While the holiday season is full of cheer, fireplaces, food, and holiday drinks, Dr. Peabody wants you to know about these 5 myths about wines effect on teeth that you may not have known. 1) Red Wines do more damage to your teeth than whites False. Whites, such as Chardonnay and Pinot Grigio, wear away… Continue reading 5 Myths About Wine’s Effect on Teeth

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Can Periodontal Disease be Cured?

Periodontal disease is a tricky subject. In plain terms, this condition is permanent. Once you have acquired a periodontal disease, the damage cannot be undone. However, if you follow the instructions of your dental team you can fight the disease to a standstill. Slowing or stopping the advance of periodontal gum disease is the goal once you have this disease. It can be done in the early stages, with the proper treatment.