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Fix Broken Tooth

Cost to Fix Broken Tooth

By Jennifer | January 14, 2020

Did you know that Americans spend more than $110 billion annually on oral healthcare? One common dental problem is having a broken tooth. If you experience a broken tooth it is important to promptly visit the dentist. We will explain the common types of damage, the potential treatment options, and the estimated costs. Having an […]

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Veneers Cost

How Much Do Veneers Cost?

By Jennifer | January 7, 2020

Dental veneers are a cosmetic dental option used for correcting a myriad of cosmetic teeth problems. A candidate for veneers maybe someone with crooked teeth, inconsistent tooth sizes, spaces between teeth, and other cosmetic concerns that occur with natural teeth. Generally considered a cosmetic dental solution, veneers may improve the color, shape, and size of […]

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New Years Resolution for Dental Care

New Year’s Resolution for Dental Care

By Jennifer | December 19, 2019

Data suggests that approximately 60% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions. Unfortunately, a mere 8% of these goals are achieved. Many relate to improving overall health and wellbeing. Many people seek to lose weight, exercise regularly, quit smoking, etc. How about committing to improving your oral health? A Commitment to Your Smile Improving your oral […]

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Crown vs Veneer

Crown vs Veneer

By Jennifer | December 12, 2019

According to the American College of Prosthodontists, approximately 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. Many more Americans have some sort of damage or decay in their teeth. Two of the most common treatments for these types of defects include crowns and veneers. Crowns are a very common option, as more than two […]

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Aging and Teeth Problems

Aging and Teeth Problems

By Jennifer | November 29, 2019

The need to maintain good oral health is important as we age. Many years ago, older adults used to typically need dentures later in life. As oral health care has evolved, now more than 75% of those over the age of 65 have some remaining natural teeth. Older individuals still experience higher rates of problems […]

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Sudden Tooth Sensitivity

Sudden Tooth Sensitivity to Cold

By Jennifer | November 22, 2019

Have you been experiencing sudden pain when your teeth are exposed to extreme heat or cold? Roughly 22% of U.S. adults report having an episode of pain associated with their teeth, gums or jaw in the past six months. Often tooth sensitivity is rather mild; however, when feelings of pain are severe or persistent it […]

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Getting Botox Painful

Is Getting Botox Painful?

By Jennifer | November 15, 2019

Botox is a brand that has increasingly been used for treating wrinkles, facial creases, and other signs of aging. Botulinum toxin, the primary active ingredient, is generated by a bacterium called Clostridium. This is an organism that can be found naturally in soils and water. It is capable of temporarily reversing many signs of aging […]

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Making Bigger Teeth Smaller

Making Bigger Teeth Smaller

By Jennifer | November 8, 2019

Some people may develop self-consciousness when they have unusually large teeth. This is most common in the front teeth that are generally the most visible. This is merely one of many cosmetic dental concerns. According to the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), approximately 30% of American adults are unhappy with the appearance of their teeth. […]

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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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