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What Causes A Cavity

What Causes A Cavity?

By Jennifer | July 31, 2019

To say that cavities are prevalent is an understatement. While many children experience cavities, if they are located in baby teeth that are meant to fall out, the damage can be minimal. However, decay found in permanent teeth can be much more problematic. The key to prevention is to understand the causes of cavities and […]

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Denture Adhesive

What Is the Best Denture Adhesive?

By Jennifer | July 24, 2019

If you wear dentures, you may have already experienced the challenges of finding a denture adhesive that works. An effective adhesive is critical for all denture wearers so they can experience the full benefits of their dental appliances. What Are Dentures? If you have missing or damaged teeth, you may benefit from wearing dentures. There […]

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Sensitive Teeth Symptoms

Sensitive Teeth Symptoms: Causes and Treatments

By Jennifer | July 17, 2019

If you have ever taken a bite of your favorite meal only to be met with a searing pain you know all too well the symptoms of sensitive teeth. Teeth that are prone to sensitivity may react to heat or cold or even the force of chewing food. Before you can effectively treat tooth sensitivity, […]

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Broken Denture Tooth

How to Fix a Broken Denture Tooth

By Jennifer | July 10, 2019

Those who wear dentures are likely to break them at some point. This problem is much more common than you may think. The American College of Prosthodontists reports that roughly 35 million Americans have no teeth, a condition called edentulous. Among these individuals, approximately 90% wear dentures. Another 178 million people in the U.S. are […]

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Missing teeth photo

Ways to Replace Missing Teeth

By Jennifer | July 2, 2019

Losing a tooth is one of the most common yet uncomfortable dental problems a person can have. It can be a challenge both aesthetic and function-wise. This is one reason why people don’t want to leave it as is. Not replacing the missing teeth is not unsightly; it can also result to possible gum and […]

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Gap Between Your Front Teeth Without Braces

How To Fix A Gap Between Your Front Teeth Without Braces

By Jennifer | June 19, 2019

While some people find a gap between their front teeth endearing, others would like to close their gap without having to commit to braces. The good news is, there are a number of options available to achieve your goals. What Causes Gaps Between Teeth? There are several reasons why you may have a gap between […]

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How Long Does Invisalign Take

How Long Does Invisalign Take?

By Jennifer | June 12, 2019

We all would like to have a perfect smile with nicely aligned teeth that are gleamingly white. A study reported that 38% of Americans would not date someone with teeth that were significantly misaligned. In North America, roughly 80% of teenagers undergo some form of treatment to align their teeth. Clear teeth aligners first began […]

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Invisalign Cost

Invisalign Cost

By Jennifer | June 5, 2019

You only get one chance to make a first impression. If you don’t have the perfect smile and want to correct it without the glare of traditional, metal braces you may be considering Invisalign. Invisalign cost can vary and there are a number of factors that can make it a viable and affordable option for […]

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Best Age For Braces

What’s The Best Age For Braces?

By Jennifer | May 30, 2019

There are many reasons you may need braces. If you suffer from an overbite or underbite, crooked teeth or a jaw disorder, braces can move your teeth and provide relief. Patients of all ages, including adults, use braces to improve their dental health and the appearance of their smile. If you have children with teeth […]

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Types of Dental Bridges

Types of Dental Bridges

By Jennifer | May 23, 2019

Your smile can be your best accessory. When your oral health is suffering, you may feel like there isn’t much to smile about. If you are one of the many people that is dealing with the loss of a tooth there is good news! There are many options available to replace what was lost and […]

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Dental Bonding Worth it

Is Dental Bonding Worth It?

By Jennifer | May 9, 2019

If you feel self-conscious about your smile due to a cracked, chipped, discolored or damaged tooth you may be considering dental bonding. If you are looking at bonding as a possible solution, you have probably already discovered that there are many different options at varying price points available including porcelain veneers and crowns. With so […]

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Chipped Tooth Repair

Chipped Tooth Repair Cost

By Jennifer | April 22, 2019

Approximately 25% of Americans with low income classify their teeth as being in poor condition. Among those in Arizona who do not regularly visit the dentist, 66% cite the high cost of treatment as their reason for not seeking dental care. The tooth enamel on the exterior of our teeth is extremely durable. Teeth may […]

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