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The Role of X-Rays in Dental Diagnostics: Safety and Necessity

Advances in dental technology allow your dentist to more accurately assess issues and provide more effective care than ever before. One significant piece of dental technology is the X-ray machine. While they’ve been around for years, the dental X-ray machine’s capabilities have only become more advanced as the technology has evolved.    If you should require […]

  • Posted on: May 7 2024
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Tips to Follow to Keep Your Teeth White

A stunning smile can help you live more confidently and face interactions in both social and professional settings more effectively. For many, the shade of their smile is the biggest concern. Luckily, there are plenty of tips you can follow to keep your teeth white. Following a Proper Oral Hygiene Routine Brushing and flossing are […]

  • Posted on: Feb 20 2024
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Jaw Pain: When to Seek Professional Dental Care

Jaw pain can quickly become a serious issue in your life. Whether you face persistent aching pain or sharp pain when biting or chewing, you may need professional dental care to achieve relief. However, many patients are hesitant to schedule an appointment unless they’re sure. Here’s what you should watch for to know when to […]

  • Posted on: Jan 24 2024
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Caring for Your Tooth After a Root Canal: Dos and Don’ts

Anyone who has undergone root canal treatment knows what a relief it can be from intense tooth pain. However, the recovery process is just as essential as the operation itself in order to ensure proper healing and the long-term integrity of your crown. First and foremost, since every tooth and its history that led to […]

  • Posted on: Dec 20 2023
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Receding Gums: Causes and Treatment Options

If you’ve recently noticed that your smile seems to be a bit too toothy or that pockets are beginning to form in the gum tissue that surrounds your teeth, you may be dealing with receding gums, a condition in which your gumline pulls away from your teeth. Receding gums can arise from a variety of […]

  • Posted on: Nov 11 2023
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When to Discuss Color Changes and Spots in the Mouth With Your Dentist

As a part of your oral health routine, you should regularly examine the appearance of your mouth. If you see spots or changes in the color of your gums and tongue, you may need to talk to a dentist to ensure you aren’t dealing with an underlying issue. These are some of the most common […]

  • Posted on: Oct 20 2023
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Root Canal vs. Tooth Extraction: Making the Right Dental Choice

Having a persistent toothache can be unbearable. At first, you might consider an extraction because it is the more cost-effective option, and it will provide immediate relief. Removing the tooth will eliminate infection, but it could jeopardize your oral health.  The other option for finding relief is a root canal. This treatment is preferable because […]

  • Posted on: Sep 16 2023
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How Is Halitosis Treated?

Halitosis is the medical term for bad breath, and it’s something that many people deal with. While short-term bad breath could just be due to something you ate, consistent bad breath is typically associated with different levels of gum disease. A variety of treatments can be used to deal with gum disease at various stages. […]

  • Posted on: Jul 6 2023
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How Often Should You See Your Dentist for an Oral Cancer Screening?

Oral cancer is an incredibly serious condition, but you can achieve the best outcomes through early detection. You should visit your dentist for oral cancer screening to identify signs of the disease as early as possible. However, you may not know how often you should see the dentist for oral cancer screening. What is oral […]

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2023
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What Causes Gaps to Develop Between Teeth?

Gaps between your teeth can negatively impact the appearance of your smile. They’re often much more noticeable than other minor defects, leading many patients to seek cosmetic dentistry procedures. However, not all gaps are the same — how your gaps developed can determine which treatment is best for you.  With that in mind, here are […]

  • Posted on: May 6 2023
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