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5 Options for Treating Chipped or Broken Teeth…

5 Options for Treating Chipped or Broken Teeth…

If you've recently experienced a chipped or broken tooth, don't worry! There are several cosmetic options available to restore your smile and oral health. Whether you need to save the natural tooth or opt for tooth replacement, your dentist can recommend the best...

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5 Helpful Tips For Choosing a New Dentist…

5 Helpful Tips For Choosing a New Dentist…

When you’re looking for a new dentist, you’re searching for more than someone to just clean your teeth. Your dental health is such a vital part of your overall health, so it’s important for every patient to have a dental home. Sometimes you have to change dentist...

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Dental Emergencies: When Immediate Attention is Needed…

Dental Emergencies: When Immediate Attention is Needed…

Dental emergencies can cause significant pain, discomfort, and potential long-term issues if not addressed promptly. It is crucial to understand the difference between a standard dental issue that can wait for a regular dental appointment and a true emergency that...

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What You Can Do If You Find White Spots On Your Teeth…

What You Can Do If You Find White Spots On Your Teeth…

White spots on the teeth can form due to an accumulation of bacterial plaque. This could be the result of poor dental hygiene, such as not brushing or flossing on a regular basis. It can also occur as a side effect of wearing braces. A lot of times white spots are a...

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How To Know When It’s Time to Remove Wisdom Teeth…

How To Know When It’s Time to Remove Wisdom Teeth…

Through x-rays and scans of the mouth and jaw, dentists can predict problems with your wisdom teeth before they arise. You may not have pain when your dentist recommends an extraction. Wisdom teeth are the third molar in the very back of your mouth. If they grow in...

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Recognizing the Early Signs of Gum Disease…

Recognizing the Early Signs of Gum Disease…

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a common oral health issue that affects a large percentage of adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 50% of adults between the ages of 30 and 65 have some form of gum...

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Is a Root Canal Painful? Here is the Truth!…

Is a Root Canal Painful? Here is the Truth!…

Your dentist has told you that you would need a root canal to get rid of an infection and to save your tooth. You immediately think, will this be a painful experience? In the past, root canals were known for being quite painful. Of course, you are nervous about the...

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Cosmetic Dentistry – What It Is, Procedures, and Types…

Cosmetic Dentistry – What It Is, Procedures, and Types…

What is meant by cosmetic dentistry? Cosmetic dentistry is the branch of dentistry that focuses on improving the appearance of your smile. The appearance of your smile can significantly affect how you feel about yourself. If your teeth are misshapen, unevenly spaced,...

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7 Dental Issues Crowns and Bridges Can Fix…

7 Dental Issues Crowns and Bridges Can Fix…

Overall, replacing missing teeth is highly important to maintain the appearance and function of your smile. Replacing missing teeth can prevent serious dental issues in the future while preserving oral functioning and improving your smile. Replacing missing teeth with...

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How Your Daily Medications Can Affect Your Oral Health…

How Your Daily Medications Can Affect Your Oral Health…

While modern medicine is beneficial for curing and/or easing symptoms associated with medical and psychological conditions, they come with side effects. Taking daily medications can be potentially damaging to your oral health. You can’t avoid taking these medications...

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Expectations, Cost, And Purpose Of Dental Implants…

Expectations, Cost, And Purpose Of Dental Implants…

A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that is surgically inserted into the jawbone. Teeth implants are used to hold a prosthetic tooth in place. In this way, implants function in a similar way to a natural tooth root. Missing teeth are not just an aesthetic...

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Why Are My Teeth Sensitive To Heat And Cold?…

Why Are My Teeth Sensitive To Heat And Cold?…

If you are one of the over 3 million Americans who suffer from cold, heat, or sweet tooth sensitivity, the first thing you should do is talk to your dental professional to find a solution.  In the meantime, here is some helpful information. Causes When the enamel on...

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What Does A Dental Checkup Include?

What Does A Dental Checkup Include?

Regular dental check-ups are a critical part of keeping both your mouth and body healthy. While people choose to visit a dentist during an emergency, you must get routine checkups to avoid painful conditions that negatively impact your lifestyle. The following is just...

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How To Prevent and What To Do In a Dental Emergency…

How To Prevent and What To Do In a Dental Emergency…

An emergency scenario...The children are playing in the playroom and all of a sudden your son comes running out of the room crying. He has hit his front teeth on another child's head and one of his permanent teeth has been knocked out. He is all bloody and carrying...

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Why Dental X-Rays Are Safe and Needed…

Why Dental X-Rays Are Safe and Needed…

Everyone who visits their dentist regularly knows we need updated x-rays now and then, but how safe are they? Although we may place a thick vest on your chest when you get your teeth x-rayed, we know it's perfectly safe. Not only are they safe, but they are also...

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Why Deep Teeth Cleaning Is Important and How It Is Done…

Why Deep Teeth Cleaning Is Important and How It Is Done…

If you are like most, going to the dentist is not high on your list of priorities. You might not want to hear your dentist suggest a deep teeth cleaning. What’s the difference between a routine cleaning and deep teeth cleaning? Is it even necessary to go the extra...

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Why Senior Oral Health Care Is So Important…

Why Senior Oral Health Care Is So Important…

Caring for your teeth is a must at all ages, but the importance of taking care of our dental health increases as we grow older.  Challenges In Senior Dental Health As we grow older, we are more susceptible to dry mouth, gum disease, and other oral health issues. These...

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How To Prevent Dry Mouth At Night…

How To Prevent Dry Mouth At Night…

Do you wake up with a desert-dry mouth or sore throat every morning? Do you wake several times during the night, desperate for a bit of cool water over your sticky dry tongue, gums, and throat? Maybe you’ve got bad breath that doesn’t go away despite brushing,...

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Need Anxiety-Free Dental Care? Try Sedation Dentistry…

Need Anxiety-Free Dental Care? Try Sedation Dentistry…

Be pain-free with sedation dentistry. Dentists use a combination of sedation and anesthetic to keep you relaxed and pain-free throughout your procedure. Many patients leave the appointment with little to no memory of their treatment and feel good afterward. Many...

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The 7 Main Types of Dentists And What They Do…

The 7 Main Types of Dentists And What They Do…

You may be referred to a dental specialist after visiting your general dentistry dentist. Your general dentist or physician will refer you for any type of dentistry they’re not qualified to provide. You may wonder what is the deal with all of these different types of...

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Do Smart Toothbrushes Improve Oral Health?…

Do Smart Toothbrushes Improve Oral Health?…

Smart toothbrushes have sensors in the head of the toothbrush that send information on your brushing habits to an interactive app on your smartphone, typically via Bluetooth. The app provides feedback on how you are brushing, not just the amount of time but how much...

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