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Non-Surgical Gum Treatment: Pros and Cons

Your mouth contains bacteria typically removed daily as you brush and floss your teeth. However, if your mouth is not adequately cleaned of bacteria, this can cause a gum infection called gingivitis and if left untreated, will lead to bone destruction which is called periodontal disease. Treatments for this disease range from non-surgical to invasive […]

  • Posted on: Dec 10 2022
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6 Questions You Never Thought to Ask About Oral Cancer

According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, approximately 54,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with oral cancer each year. Oral cancer is cancer that forms in any of the parts that make up your oral cavity.  If you have a diagnosis of oral cancer or know someone who does, there are some important questions […]

  • Posted on: Nov 20 2022
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Dentistry in the Modern Age: 6 New Technologies Improving Your Dental Care Experience

Everyone needs regular visits to the dentist, but many people skip these vital health appointments. Many adults haven’t seen a dentist in several years, whether because they can’t find a convenient time or out of fear.  Fortunately, with the development of new dental technology, dentists can deliver better, faster, and more comfortable dental care to […]

  • Posted on: Oct 13 2022
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5 Ways Oral Health Can Impact Your Overall Health

The connection between taking care of your oral health and issues like tooth decay and gum disease is clear. However, did you know that poor oral health can contribute to a wide range of overall health issues? The impact of poor oral hygiene can affect much more than just your mouth. Heart Disease Heart disease […]

  • Posted on: Sep 18 2022
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Is Teeth Whitening Safe for Sensitive Teeth?

Taking care of your teeth requires paying attention to three key areas — aesthetics, comfort, and oral health. Ideally, you’ll want to engage in practices and seek treatments that can benefit all three. Whitening can give you a brighter smile, but how does it affect your comfort and oral health?  Here’s what patients with sensitive […]

  • Posted on: Aug 20 2022
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What to Expect When Getting a Digital Crown

If you have an upcoming appointment to receive a digital crown, you’re probably curious about what the procedure entails. While the digital crown procedure isn’t overly complicated, there are some aspects of it you’ll want to know about before your appointment. We’ve collected that information in this simple guide. We hope it helps you feel […]

  • Posted on: Jul 20 2022
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7 Surprising Myths About Your Teeth and Dental Care

Oral health is an area that affects everyone, but many patients are in the dark about these common dental myths. Dispelling them and gaining a clearer understanding of how your teeth and dental care work can help you build a better foundation for lifelong oral health. Myth 1: Bright Teeth Are Always Healthy The whiteness […]

  • Posted on: Jun 11 2022
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Common Causes of Jaw Pain

Jaw pain can bring your day to a grinding halt. Life can become much more challenging when everyday activities like eating and speaking are made difficult. There are many potential causes of jaw pain. These are some of the most common causes and how you can approach dealing with them. TMJ Disorder The temporomandibular joint […]

  • Posted on: May 20 2022
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Why Brushing and Flossing Alone Won’t Do the Trick When Treating Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease, also called gum disease, is an infection in the gums. Dentists can treat some related damage and prevent the disease from worsening when they catch and address symptoms early. If you don’t manage your oral health and have early onset and rapid progression of this disease, you may develop periodontitis, which is incurable. […]

  • Posted on: Mar 29 2022
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