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professional teeth whitening vs at home

Professional Teeth Whitening vs. At-Home Solutions

By Jennifer | January 19, 2022

Have you ever caught your smile in a mirror or a photograph and thought, “Wow, my teeth aren’t as white as I remember!?” If so, you are not alone. Studies show that 50% of people are not satisfied with the color of their teeth. Whether you’re getting older or drinking a lot of coffee through […]

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Dental Crowns vs Veneers

Dental Crowns vs Veneers

By Jennifer | January 6, 2022

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. Veneers and crowns are both permanent dental restoration techniques used […]

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gum sores above teeth

What Causes Gum Sores Above Teeth?

By Jennifer | December 21, 2021

Finding a bump or sore anywhere on your body is alarming. The same is true when discovering a sore in your mouth. However, the good news is that a sore on your gums is not often a medical emergency that must be handled immediately. But it is wise to seek the care and opinion of […]

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what does gingivitis look like

What Does Gingivitis Look Like?

By Jennifer | December 6, 2021

Brushing your teeth is an extremely important step in your oral health. But the primary goal of brushing is not just so that you have a bright white smile. Sure, flashing those pearly whites can boost your self-esteem and make you feel healthy, but ultimately, good oral hygiene doesn’t begin with your teeth. It begins […]

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crooked teeth causes

Crooked Teeth Causes and Treatment

By Jennifer | November 22, 2021

They say a smile is worth a thousand words. But when your smile is full of crooked teeth, you may be way less inclined to show it off. In most cases, everyone has a crooked tooth here or there. But for some, crooked teeth are a source of self-consciousness or even pain and discomfort if […]

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Invisalign for Crooked Teeth

How Invisalign for Crooked Teeth Gives Your Confidence Back

By Jennifer | November 8, 2021

While you may be well aware of the horrors of braces, Invisalign is another treatment plan for your crooked teeth that may have been invisible to you until now. This plastic insert can get you back a smile you can be proud of, even if you’ve neglected your oral health. And while you’re wearing this […]

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Causes of Tooth Gaps

Causes of Tooth Gaps and How to Treat Them

By Jennifer | November 5, 2021

If you remember looking at your pimple-faced teenage self in the mirror and smiling with a mouth full of metal, you’ve struggled with teeth gaps. They can be embarrassing whether you’ve never had braces or spaces suddenly appear after years of rubber bands and no gum chewing. We, more than anyone, want you to look […]

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how to get rid of yellow teeth

How to Get Rid of Yellow Teeth with Home Remedies

By Jennifer | October 26, 2021

You can see your tiny pearly whites from pictures as a kid, but they can start to dull and yellow as you get older. It’s embarrassing shaking an executive’s hand, going on a date with a significant other, or smiling in a family photo with your mouth closed. The teeth whitening industry is booming with […]

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how often should you go to the dentist

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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signs of tooth cavity

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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partial dentures

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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