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Wisdom Teeth – What You Need to Know

What are Wisdom Teeth? Wisdom teeth are the very last teeth that develop in the human mouth. By the time you are twelve, you have gained a full set of adult teeth including two back molars on each jaw. Between … Continue reading

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Getting to the Bottom of a Root Canal

Caring for our teeth requires attention to the details. The whitest of smiles can experience a cavity or a chipped tooth. If we do not visit the dentist regularly, these small infractions can lead our pearly whites to become infected. … Continue reading

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How Dental Implants Will Change Your Life

Modern science continues to bring ingenious innovations to the dentist’s chair. If you are considering dentures or other options for one or more missing teeth, you might want to consider Dental Implants. Who Can Benefit from Dental Implants? If you … Continue reading

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What are Dental Sealants?

Have you or your child struggled with cavities? According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, 92% of adults age 20 to 64 have had dental caries (cavities) in their permanent teeth, as do 42% of children aged … Continue reading

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What is CEREC?

What is CEREC? Have you been told that you need a new crown, inlay, onlay, or bridge? This can cause a lot of questions and concerns about procedure, cost, and how your teeth will look. If you’re looking for dental … Continue reading

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Are Electric Toothbrushes Better Than Normal Ones?

Your dentist has probably told you hundreds of times that you needed to upgrade to a Sonic toothbrush, but when you see the price tags on an intense cleaning electric toothbrush, you have to ask yourself — is it really … Continue reading

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What is Plaque, and Why is it Bad?

If you go to your dentist’s office every six months, you have likely heard your hygienist stressing the importance of removing plaque. But what is plaque and why is it made out as a monster hiding away in our mouths? … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Flossing Your Teeth Daily

Do you floss your teeth daily? Many people do not take the time to floss their teeth on a day to day basis. Why? Every Dentist has heard the same reasons. There’s not enough time, or you didn’t realize the … Continue reading

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Tips For Parents With Children Who Fear The Dentist

For many children, dentist appointments can be one of the biggest triggers of fear and anxiety. This is completely normal. It’s only normal for children to be scared of something they’re not used to, especially if their prior experiences haven’t … Continue reading

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Healthy Gums Equals Healthy Teeth

Gum health is essential for good teeth and overall mouth health. Plaque and bacteria left to fester on the gums will eventually cause periodontal disease (gum disease). This can result in tooth loss, and a variety of other health problems. … Continue reading

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