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How to prevent tooth decay

  Dental decay can lead to serious problems, such as infection, bone and nerve damage, tooth loss, and in some serious cases, infection can spread to other parts of the body. Here, Pismo Beach dentist Dr. Perry Patel, D.D.S., shares tips on how to prevent tooth decay: How do cavities form? There is a constant…
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Best and Worst Foods for Dental Health

Pismo Beach dentist Perry Patel DDS is dedicated to improving dental health of his patients here on the Central Coast and beyond. What you eat and drink can play a huge role in not just your overall health, but also your dental health. Here is a list of some of the worst and best foods for…
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Bad habits that are wrecking havoc on your teeth

Your friendly Arroyo Grande Dentist Dr. Perry Patel, D.D.S. cares about your dental health. Here are some common ways that you may be wreaking havoc on your teeth that you aren’t even aware of. You know that you should brush your teeth at least twice enough, if not after every time you eat. You should…
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The Big Day: the first Pismo Beach dentist appointment

Contrary to popular belief, a child’s first dentist appointment should be about six months after their first tooth appears. Early dental care is vital in preventing tooth decay and is a great way to teach important hygiene practices at an early age. Keep in mind that tooth decay isn’t just for adults; even infants can…
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