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The Benefits of Dental Fillings

Did you know that you may have a cavity and not even know it? The early stages of tooth decay rarely produce any symptoms. In fact, if you wait until your tooth starts hurting or shows discoloration, your cavity may be at its more advanced stages and your treatment may involve more than a simple […]

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Invisalign: Orthodontics that Fit Your Lifestyle

For years, orthodontics meant spending a considerable amount of time in metal braces. It is understandable why many adults didn’t want to take on the inconvenience and embarrassment of wearing bulky brackets and metal wires at this stage in life. From the career-oriented adult to the busy stay-at-home-mom, metal braces for adults just isn’t appealing. […]

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The Dangers of Avoiding a Root Canal

It is not uncommon for patients to dread or even avoid a root canal procedure. In most cases, however, these patients are misinformed about what the treatment involves as well as how important it is to save their oral health. Contrary to popular belief, root canals are not painful. In fact, this endodontic procedure may […]

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Know These Facts About Sedation Dentistry

Is dental anxiety getting the best of you? Is your oral health suffering because you can’t overcome your fear of the dental chair? It’s time to learn more about sedation dentistry. Sedation dentistry has helped countless patients get the dental care they need and deserve, despite their level of fear or anxiety about the experience. […]

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Teeth Whitening Mistakes

One of the most attractive accessories that you can wear, and one that will complement any outfit, is a beautiful smile. A bright, white smile is the symbol of youth and good health. Millions of Americans choose to whiten their smiles each year throughout the United States, some having the procedure done professionally and others […]

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A Pain In The Tooth

Going to the doctor or dentist willingly is often a last result for many people. If something is wrong, they will put off making an appointment as long as they can. While we can appreciate the appeal of “waiting it out” or ignoring a problem, a pain in the tooth is something that should never […]

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Does Gum Disease Affect Children?

Gingivitis or periodontitis, commonly called gum disease, is a bacterial infection of the gums, soft tissues, and bones that support teeth. While more frequently associated with adults, if thorough oral habits are not in place, gum disease can affect children. Severe gum disease in children in rare, but chronic gingivitis is not. The problem begins […]

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Pregnancy Gingivitis

Pregnancy is a miraculous event, whether it is a woman’s first pregnancy or her fourth. It is a time in life where drastic changes occur over a very short span of time. Of course, if you are the one pregnant those nine months can feel like “forever.” Yet in reality, nine months is a short […]

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Gum Recession

Your oral health has a huge impact on your entire body. In fact, the health of your mouth is a great indicator of your general health. When issues or concerns arise with your oral health, it is important that you bring them to your dentist’s attention so that early intervention can be given before serious […]

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Importance of a Good Dental Routine

Setting goals is a great way to motivate you to do something. However, simply setting goals does nothing to actually achieve your goals – you have to work for them. A routine is a plan that helps you do the ins and outs necessary to reach your goals. Routines do not need to be complicated; […]