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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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Are Cracked Teeth on the Rise?

One of the unanticipated side effects of the coronavirus pandemic could be cracked teeth. According to an article recently featured in The New York Times, dentists have noticed an increase in the number of patients coming into their practices with complaints of jaw pain, tooth sensitivity and migraines. These complaints correlated with the early days of the shutdown. Since practices…

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Dental Care Basics

Your mouth is probably the most overworked and underappreciated part of your body. No matter your activity, your mouth is probably involved. Since it’s the port of entry for your entire body, it’s vital to keep your teeth and gums as healthy as possible, which will improve both your oral health and your physical health. Poor dental health has been…

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Are Dental Implants Right for You?

Can Dental Implants Restore My Smile? If you’re one of the millions of adults who are embarrassed by missing or damaged teeth, then dental implants can be the solution for restoring your smile and your self-confidence. The CDC states that the majority of adults between the ages of 20 and 64 have lost at least one permanent tooth. Of those…

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