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Wisdom Teeth Removal Procedure

Wisdom Teeth Removal Procedure and Recovery

By Jennifer | July 6, 2020

Wisdom teeth are the molars placed furthest back in the mouth. Coming down last between the ages of 17 and 21, many young adults do not have room in their mouths to adequately accommodate this last set of teeth. Running out of space creates several problems over time. For once, previously straightened teeth could begin […]

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Types of Dental Specialists

5 Types of Dental Specialists

By Jennifer | June 25, 2020

And picking the right one for you For routine cleaning, x-rays, and filling cavities, we see a general dentist. For most routine procedures and early interventions, these professionals are able to help us from the comfort of our neighborhood dental office. However, as we begin to need more specialized care, either from crooked teeth or […]

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Importance of Pediatric Dental Care

The Importance of Pediatric Dental Care

By Jennifer | June 17, 2020

For many families, there is some debate about when dental care should begin. For parents who want to put off regular dental visits, many justify the decision by noting that a child’s baby teeth will eventually be replaced. Unfortunately, this mindset not only wreaks havoc on a child’s teeth but creates a long-lasting impact on […]

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Fix a Cracked Tooth

How to Fix a Cracked Tooth

By Jennifer | June 5, 2020

Cracked teeth are the 3rd leading cause of tooth loss in adults below dental caries and periodontal disease. Sometimes this is due to the severity of the crack itself and sometimes this is due to the patient being unaware their tooth is even compromised. In case of the latter, patients will allow a small crack […]

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Preventative Dentistry

The Importance of Preventative Dentistry

By Jennifer | May 31, 2020

In many cases, preventative dentistry is the most effective method to avoid costly and painful procedures later on. While some of these procedures are done in-office, many methods of preventative care are logical steps used to care for your teeth and maintain good oral health. Below, we outline our most useful suggestions for good oral […]

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Cavities in Baby Teeth

How to treat Cavities in Baby Teeth

By Jennifer | May 27, 2020

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends dental visits starting before the age of one. This leaves many visits to the pediatric dentist in front of new parents as they navigate the world of caring for their child’s overall health. When a cavity is discovered on a baby tooth however, many wonder if it is […]

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Gum Disease Treatment

Gum Disease Treatment

By Jennifer | May 15, 2020

Gingivitis and Peridontitis, also known more generally as “gum disease,” are conditions that affect the gums and teeth to various degrees. Depending on the severity of the condition, the disease causing bacteria could either stay on the surface of the tooth or begin to affect the tooth roots, eventually causing everything from pain to puss […]

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Gum Disease and Heart Attack

Gum Health and Heart Health: The Link Between Gum Disease and Heart Attack

By Jennifer | May 6, 2020

The connection between poor oral health and cardiovascular disease is well known but puzzling to the medical community. We don’t quite understand why this pattern exists or whether there is a direct link between the two. However, there are several running theories as to how oral health and heart disease are linked that researchers have […]

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Types of Dermal Fillers

Types of Dermal Fillers: A Guide

By Jennifer | April 30, 2020

Dermal fillers are small injections made to the soft tissue of the face which fill in various imperfections such as wrinkles, acne scarring, and uneven face structure. As such, many individuals are interested in exploring dermal fillers to reduce the impact of imperfections and visible signs of aging. What they often find (even after a […]

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Dental Bonding Pros and Cons

Dental Bonding Pros and Cons

By Jennifer | April 22, 2020

Dental bonding is a cosmetic and restorative procedure. This kind of cosmetic dentistry is used to repair tooth damage while maintaining the look of natural teeth. Teeth bonding involves your cosmetic dentist using a composite material, often in the form of a resin, to build up your tooth and hide imperfections. This material is cured […]

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Invisalign Cost

Invisalign Cost, Benefits, and Convenience

By Jennifer | April 14, 2020

If you don’t have the perfect smile and want to correct it without the glare of traditional, metal braces, you may want to consider Invisalign. These clear aligners improve your smile just as well as tradition orthodontic treatments without the potential risks to your oral health traditional braces create. However, on your hunt for information […]

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what causes cavities

What Causes Cavities?

By Jennifer | April 8, 2020

No one likes finding a cavity on their trip to the dentist. Unfortunately, cavities are one of the most common tooth problems dentists encounter on a day to day basis. Cavities can be difficult to detect as the early stages show few signs or symptoms. However, let a cavity persist long enough and it will […]

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