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Pros and Cons of Dental Bonding

The Pros and Cons of Dental Bonding

By Jennifer | February 19, 2018

Dental bonding is a cosmetic and restorative procedure most often used to repair damage to or cover imperfections in the teeth that are most visible: the front teeth. Using dental bonding techniques, dentists can repair broken or chipped teeth, cover small imperfections and stains, and even close gaps between the front teeth. The procedure involves […]

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Dental Health for Mothers

Dental Health for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Mothers

By Jennifer | February 12, 2018

For many pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, the question of how to best protect your children while maintaining your own dental health comes up as soon as you consider having babies. In this post, we’ll provide the American Dental Association’s guidelines about the safety of engaging in dental procedures during pregnancy and lactation. But it is always best to consult your […]

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Dentist vs. Oral Surgeon

Dentist vs. Oral Surgeon for Tooth Extraction?

By Jennifer | February 5, 2018

If you need to have a tooth extracted, it’s normal to wonder whether you should go to a dentist or an oral surgeon to have the procedure. In most cases, you’ll make this decision with the help of your dentist. But let’s break the question down into the two distinct areas of information you need […]

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Dermal Fillers Side Effects

Side Effects of Dermal Fillers

By Jennifer | February 2, 2018

Dermal fillers have been in use for some time now, helping many people with wrinkles, crow’s feet, recessed scars, and thin lips. As we age, we slowly begin to lose the subcutaneous fat cells that support the structure of our faces, leading to the subtle signs of aging we all associate with growing older. Some […]

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Braces and Invisalign

Comparing Invisalign® and Traditional Braces

By Jennifer | January 29, 2018

Many people want to know whether Invisalign or traditional braces are the way to go for themselves or their children. The answer is that both types of treatment are good for certain situations and people. We’ll explore the pros and cons of each, but in general, there are some basic differences. To begin with, if […]

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Dental Lumineers

What You Should Know about Lumineers

By Jennifer | January 26, 2018

Lumineers are a brand of ultra-thin porcelain veneers that have helped many people attain the smile they’ve always dreamed of. Because there are so many options available, many people want to know if Lumineers are the right choice for them. So let’s take a look at the benefits of Lumineers while explaining what they are. […]

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Avoiding Teeth Issues on Holiday Season

How to avoid teeth issues on Holiday Season

By Jennifer | January 15, 2018

It’s true, the novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald said, “Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.” But the great observer of life was not a great observer of dental health. And Holiday Season is probably the time when the largest number of people throughout the world celebrate with a bit of the “bubbly.” What […]

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Restylane Lasting Period

How Long Does Restylane Last?

By Jennifer | December 29, 2017

Perhaps the biggest concern of those who are planning to get Restylane is how long does it last. Before we answer that question, let us first understand what is Restylane, how it works and what are its substance.   What is Restylane Restylane refers to various dermal fillers which were specifically formulated with hyaluronic acid […]

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Pros and Cons of Lumineers

The Pros and Cons of Lumineers

By Jennifer | December 28, 2017

If you don’t have the smile you have always dreamed of, perhaps you have considered utilizing lumineers.  There are many reasons to choose lumineers but with so many other dental options available: crowns, cosmetic whitening kits, bonding, dental implants and more; how can you tell if lumineers are the best choice for you? What are […]

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Dental Bonding's Worth

Is Dental Bonding Worth it?

By Jennifer | December 19, 2017

People often want to know if dental bonding is a worthwhile solution for chips, breaks, and other defects in their teeth. The answer is yes; dental bonding can be an ideal solution for these and other problems. In this blog, we’ll give you a quick overview of what you can expect with dental bonding, tell […]

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Stop Grinding Teeth in Sleep

Ways to Stop Grinding Teeth in Your Sleep

By Jennifer | December 15, 2017

Grinding your teeth is normal at times. But when you grind unconsciously, especially in your sleep, you may then have bruxism. It is a medical condition characterized by habitual and unconscious rhythmic grinding of the teeth and clenching of the jaws that may affect various age groups.   Grinding Symptoms The grinding itself is a […]

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How to Prevent Cavities

How to Prevent Cavities in 6 Easy Ways

By Jennifer | November 22, 2017

People don’t notice cavities until their tooth start to ache or until they find out that they have tooth decay. Sometimes they do not notice them at all and can be detected early on using a digital x-ray and a qualified dentist spotting them. Cavities don’t build up overnight. There are various factors why they […]

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