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Welcome to Dental Myths Busted

Every wonder if a root canal causes pain? Or if baby teeth are really important?

In this Dental Myths Busted video series Dr. Peggy Bown explains and dispels a number of common misconceptions about dentistry;

If you have questions that you would like answered by Dr. Bown, please submit your questions by clicking here!

Myth: Children do not need to visit the dentist before the age of 3

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Myth: Baby teeth are not important, they are just "practice teeth"

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Myth: A chipped or broken baby tooth will damage the adult tooth

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Myth: Crowded teeth is only a cosmetic concern

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Myth: Dental implant placement is painful and uncomfortable

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Myth:
Fluoride is not helpful

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Myth:
Root canals are painful

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Myth: An infected tooth cannot be treated

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Myth: Invisalign doesn't work for really crowded teeth

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Myth: After a root canal you can never feel pain in the tooth again

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Myth: Tooth whitening causes damage to your enamel

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Myth: Gum recession is caused by brushing too hard

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Myth:
Snoring in children is normal

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Myth: Some people just have "soft teeth" and more prone to decay

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Myth: Snoring is not dangerous to overall health

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Myth: You should stop flossing when the gum tissue bleeds

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Myth: The loss of back molars is okay because they're "just back teeth"

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Myth: Only refined sugars from junk food will cause tooth decay

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