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Uncover the Truth About Root Canal Treatment

Myths and misconceptions about root canals are legendary, but how much of it is true? Although the pain and discomfort may have been a reality centuries ago – root canals were first performed in 1766 – dentistry has come a long way since then. However, the legends persist, so what’s the truth? What Are the Reasons a Patient Would Need…

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What to Expect During a Tooth Extraction

Tooth extractions can be frightening prospects, especially for patients who already experience dental anxiety. If you are one of the many who feel nervous or afraid about dental procedures, this guide will provide some helpful hints on how to navigate this process effectively and with minimal stress. This can help you to maintain an attractive smile while ensuring the healthiest…

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Understanding Sensitive Teeth

Having sensitive teeth and gums can make eating, drinking and other activities a painful experience. One of the most common symptoms of sensitive teeth is a stinging sensation when tasting things that are hot, cold, sour or sweet. Many people with this condition also feel pain when they breath in cold air. While this problem is a common one, it…

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Cavity Prevention Advice for Everyone

When you’re tempted to skip your brushing and flossing regimen, do your body a favor and don’t. Oral health issues have been linked to serious diseases such as dementia, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, premature death, and more, so your brushing and flossing regimen is probably more important than you might have thought. Continue reading to learn more about the causes of…

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Reasons and Remedies for Tooth Discoloration

If you smile less because your teeth are stained or discolored, then it may be adversely affecting your self-confidence. Discover easy ways to get whiter, brighter teeth and start smiling again. Why Are My Teeth Stained and Discolored? Stains and discoloration to your teeth can be caused by several factors, not all of which are controllable. Diet and lifestyle are…

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Why Flossing Is a Must, Not a Maybe

While most people happily brush their teeth twice a day, many of those same people will readily admit that they skip out on flossing. Skipping out on this important oral hygiene habit can have a detrimental impact on both your oral and overall physical health. That’s because flossing is the only tool you have in your at-home oral hygiene arsenal…

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Causes of Bleeding Gums and Gum Disease

Are You Prepared to Fight Against Gum Disease? Occasional bleeding of the gums may not be a sign of a serious dental problem, or it may be a sign that you’ve entered the early stages of gum disease! Beware! Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults. Which is very scary, but it’s also entirely preventable. Also…

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Brush Up on the Advantages of Proper Brushing

You’ve been brushing your teeth for so many years that you can probably do it half asleep at the bathroom counter, and probably sometimes do! However, repetitious activities often become automatic, so you may not be getting enough benefit from your oral hygiene regimen. Even though it takes only a few minutes to brush, floss, and rinse properly, we all…

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Invisalign: Frequently Asked Questions

Straight teeth make for a nice smile. If you feel self-conscious about your smile, you have another option besides braces with brackets and wires that stand out. Invisalign’s clear aligner trays offer a discrete way to correct a variety of orthodontic issues. If you want to learn more, keep reading or call our dental practice to schedule a consultation. What…

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10 Signs of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a common sleep problem that often goes undiagnosed and untreated. The American Sleep Apnea Association estimates that at least 22 million Americans have sleep apnea. Even though there are easy treatment options available as close as your local dentist’s office, many people don’t get treatment because they don’t know why they feel so tired every day. Many…

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