Dental Blog

Meet Rebekah Carpenter, Patient Care Coordinator

Meet Rebekah! She's a newer addition to our team and works as our Patient Care Coordinator. She fell in love with dentistry in 2007 and has had the joy of assisting with both administrative and chairside work. She takes great pleasure in helping patients achieve the smile they have always wanted. While most of Dr. Mansour's team…
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5 Fun Facts About Teeth

Did you know? The enamel on the top surface on your tooth is the hardest part of your entire body. People who drink 3 or more glasses of soda each day have 62% more tooth decay, fillings and tooth loss than others. Your mouth produces over 25,000 quarts of saliva throughout your life. That’s enough…
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How to Floss Your Teeth

One of the best ways to keep your teeth free of cavities is with a regular flossing routine. Make sure you're getting it right with these tips: Step 1: Wrap an 18 inch string of floss around both of your middle fingers, leaving one inch inbetween. Step 2: Push the floss between the spaces inbetween…
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Meet Dannette Fultz, Front Desk and Business Office Administrator

Meet Dannette! She has been with the practice since 1997 working as our Front Desk and Business Office Administrator. She loves watching her patients and their families grow and after working in the office for nearly twenty years, she feels like our patients are really like family. She loves that Dr. Mansour and the team provide…
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Why Do We Get Cavities?

Last week, we talked about what cavities are, this week, we're back to discuss what causes them. Cavities are formed over time. The process starts when the bacteria in your mouth feed on sugars from food and drinks, producing acids. These bacteria then form bacterial plaque. If the plaque isn't cleaned away, the acids in it…
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What Is a Cavity?

Cavities. We’ve all heard of them (and some of us may even have had them!), but what exactly are they? Simply put, a cavity is a small opening or hole in a tooth caused by decay. Cavities are permanent damage and can grow bigger with time. They can sometimes cause sensitivity or leave a black,…
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Meet Dr. Mansour

Dr. Mansour hasn't always been a dentist. Here is a bit of information about him so that you can get to know him a bit better: Greg Mansour was born July 21st (a few years ago). His first job was as a paper boy on his street when he was 11 years old. He worked…
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How to Brush Your Teeth

Brushing your teeth may seem straight forward, but there are certain techniques to follow to ensure your pearly whites get the deep clean they need. Here's the step-by-step process for how to brush your teeth: Load up your brush with toothpaste. A pea-sized amount should be plenty. Align your brush at a 45-degree angle to…
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What is general dentistry?

There are many different types of oral health care providers that might become involved in the care of your teeth, gums, and mouth. Everyone needs a dentist who practices general dentistry. What is a General Dentist? A general dentist is your primary care dental provider. This professional diagnoses, treats, and manages your overall oral health care needs, including gum care, root canals, fillings,…
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