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How Often Should You Go to the Dentist?

By Jennifer | September 17, 2021

Regular visits for dental care are essential for preventing oral health problems. Dental treatment is also crucial for your overall health as gum disease, tooth decay, and bacterial buildup can cause other health issues, including respiratory infections and cardiovascular disease. Visiting a dentist regularly allows them to catch any issues that may arise and provide […]

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What Are the Early Warning Signs of Tooth Cavity?

By Jennifer | September 3, 2021

Cavities are very uncomfortable and can affect anyone, including infants, as long as they have teeth. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, about 92% of adults have had cavities filled, while another 30% of American adults have untreated cavities, says the CDC as of 2018. Besides the discomfort they cause you, […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Partial Dentures

By Jennifer | August 23, 2021

Do you suffer from missing teeth? You would not think that a missing tooth or two would affect you very much, but in reality, missing teeth can be detrimental to your oral health. Missing teeth may cause pain, speech issues, chewing problems, and further erosion of healthy teeth. Because of this, it is not a […]

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Types of Partial Dentures

Types of Partial Dentures: Removable and Fixed

By Jennifer | August 10, 2021

Losing teeth is just a natural part of the human experience as a child. But when you’re an adult, it can be embarrassing, painful, and frustrating. We don’t want your teeth to be a source of stress, and we want to do our best to help you feel great about your smile. There are many […]

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Pros and Cons of Flexible Partial Dentures

By Jennifer | July 12, 2021

Although it is anticipated that children will lose teeth as they grow older, adults become frustrated when tooth loss occurs in their lives. For example, some may be involved in sporting accidents where teeth were knocked out or had teeth removed due to gum disease. At EVDP, we know that sometimes losing a tooth is […]

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How To Treat TMJ Pain

How To Treat TMJ Pain

By Jennifer | January 22, 2021

TMJ disorder, also known as temporomandibular joint disorder or TMD, can cause pain in the jaw, facial muscles, and in front of the ears. It can also cause headaches and pain when chewing and talking. While the cause of TMD can be difficult to pinpoint, it is usually a temporary issue. Disorders that affect the […]

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what causes dry mouth

What Causes Dry Mouth And How Do I Treat It?

By Jennifer | December 22, 2020

It’s natural to experience dry mouth occasionally, especially if you are feeling anxious or stressed out. However, persistent dryness can lead to an array of serious health issues. Dry mouth, also called xerostomia, is due to decreased saliva production and a lack of saliva flow in the mouth. This condition can be caused by aging, […]

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Dental Bonding Cost, Procedure, and After Care

By Jennifer | December 14, 2020

Dental bonding is a cost-effective solution for correcting or restoring damaged teeth due to decay. This damage may include discolored, chipped, or cracked teeth. This cosmetic dental procedure, also known as tooth bonding, can change the shape of your teeth, close gaps, and protect teeth that have exposed roots. What is Dental Bonding? Dental bonding […]

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Stained Teeth Causes

Stained Teeth Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

By Jennifer | December 7, 2020

When you think of someone with a beautiful smile, they probably don’t have yellowed or stained teeth. Discolored teeth are common, but luckily it is possible to reverse and treat tooth discoloration. There are two types of stains: intrinsic and extrinsic discoloration. Intrinsic stains are, unfortunately, more difficult to treat. These stains can be caused […]

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Tooth Erosion Symptoms

Tooth Erosion Symptoms and Causes

By Jennifer | December 2, 2020

Dental erosion is a common issue among patients. While your teeth may be strong and able to chew through the toughest of steaks and hardest candies, they are not unbreakable and should be treated with care. It’s essential to know the signs of tooth erosion, what causes this issue, and how to prevent it. Tooth […]

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Importance of Flossing

Importance of Flossing: Benefits and Technique

By Jennifer | November 25, 2020

People everywhere avoid flossing. Some think it’s unnecessary, some find it painful, and some don’t make time for it. Brushing alone is not enough to maintain good oral hygiene. Floss can access places toothbrushes cannot, giving your gums and teeth a better cleaning. No one wants to get a cavity filled or, even worse, a […]

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Sensitive Teeth Causes

Sensitive Teeth Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

By Jennifer | October 29, 2020

Unless you have spent time looking at a diagram of the teeth, many are under the impression that the thick enamel covering goes far deeper into the tooth than it actually does. This is important for a variety of reasons, the most striking of which is that it proves teeth can be delicate. Each tooth […]

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