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The Purpose of Dental Crowns

July 15, 2022

blond woman smiling at homeDental restorations such as crowns are a standard treatment for patients who have experienced damage, injury, or disease to their smile. These "caps" are used in…

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The Top 4 Reasons Why You Should Get A Dental Checkup and Cleaning

June 30, 2022

Dental hygiene is one of the most important things a person can do for their overall health. There are many reasons why you should make sure to get a dental checkup and cleaning regularly. 

Here are four of the most important ones:

Prevention 

Dental checkups and cleanings are an important part of preventive oral care. Routine dental visits can help identify and prevent problems before they become more costly and time-…

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Family Dentist or Pediatric Dentist: Which is Better?

June 15, 2022

All families need a reliable and compassionate dentist, especially when children are involved. But one of the biggest challenges when it comes to finding a new dentist is deciding whether or not a family dentist or a pediatric dentist is the right option for you and your family. 

Family and pediatric dentists provide care for children and adults, but how do you choose…

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Common Dental Restorations To Improve Your Smile

May 31, 2022

Our dentists strive to help patients achieve good oral health and wellness. A healthy smile is a smile that exudes confidence and beauty. Yet many people struggle with issues such as gum disease, tooth decay, missing teeth, and other problems. With modern dental restorations, everyone has the chance to improve the look, function, and overall health of their mouths.

Dental Restorations and What They Treat

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How Do I Know if I Need a Root Canal?

April 04, 2022
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Man holding his jaw tooth painMany patients who visit us with toothaches are quick to ask our dentists if they will need a root canal. While toothaches can be uncomfortable, inconvenient, and in some cases extremely painful, they do not always indicate the need for root canal therapy. In fact, there are a variety of…

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Is Facial Swelling a Dental Emergency?

March 30, 2022
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Facial swelling can happen due to things such as injuries, new medications, or food allergies. It can even occur because of a high-salt diet or too much alcohol. However, facial swelling is also a common reaction to a serious bacterial infection. It goes hand in hand with the dental emergency known as a tooth abscess. Keep reading to learn when to visit our dentists for…

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8 Things To Know About Dental Implants

February 18, 2022
Category: Dental Implants

There are a few ways to address missing teeth. However, dental implants are seen as the top treatment option. That’s because they outperform dentures and bridges in several key areas.

Are you interested in restoring the function and beauty of your smile after tooth loss? If so, here are eight things to know about dental implants before you book your next appointment:

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5 Bad Dental Habits to Break in 2022

January 31, 2022

You can stop hitting snooze on your alarm to get more out of your day. You can cut back on screen time to help improve your mood. But what about the behaviors that you can ditch to boost your dental health? Here are five bad dental habits to break for a healthier smile in 2022:

  1. Brushing too hard:  You may think you can get your teeth cleaner by scrubbing them harder. However, using too much pressure while brushing does more harm than good. It can lead to problems such as premature enamel wear and receding gums. Try not to push down so hard. Also, consider switching to soft…
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Fun and Easy Dental Tips for the Holidays

December 13, 2021
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The winter holidays are often busy with travel and gatherings. However, that doesn’t mean your oral health has to take a back seat until the new year! Our dentists have rounded up some great tips that will keep your family’s smiles merry and bright no matter what this season has in store.

Select Smile-Friendly Stocking Stuffers

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Does Diabetes Cause Dental Problems?

November 22, 2021
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Diabetes is a chronic health condition that takes a toll on many areas of the body. People are often aware of the impact that diabetes can have on their eyes, nerves, and kidneys, to name a few. However, it is necessary to know that high blood sugar is also associated with dental problems.

While our dentists are always ready to discuss this important subject, there is no better time than National Diabetes Month. If you are living with diabetes, we invite you to learn…

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