May 9, 2024

How to Deal with Dental Emergencies

Facing dental emergencies can not only be painful but extremely stressful as well. Especially if it occurs on a weekend or during non-office hours. What to do? Whether you’re dealing with an excruciating toothache, knocked out a tooth during a pick-up game...
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March 22, 2024

The Truth About Teeth Whitening

There are numerous reasons people choose teeth whitening: for the aesthetic appeal, to boost confidence, to change how others perceive them, to counteract habits that stain teeth, to turn back the clock, for special occasions (like a wedding, graduation, or...
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January 24, 2024

Bridging Comfort and Care: How to Understand and Address Dental Anxiety

If you find yourself hesitant or anxious about going to the dentist, you’re not alone. Dental anxiety is very common, affecting 5 to 10% of children and 10 to 20% of adults. For many, even a routine dental appointment is more than a check-up. It’s a...
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December 21, 2023

Exploring the Powerful Impact of Diet on Your Dental Health

Even if you have your dental routine down, brushing and flossing consistently and seeing the dentist regularly, your teeth can suffer if you don’t have your diet in order. A healthy diet is vital for a healthy mouth and strong teeth. Here’s how the diet...
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November 22, 2023

Cavities 101: What Are Cavities and How Are They Treated?

Cavities aren’t just a sign of declining dental health. They can also lead to pain, discomfort, and even tooth loss if not addressed. They can also affect a person’s smile as decay can lead to discoloration, staining, or visible holes in the teeth as they...
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October 26, 2023

Healing Your Oral Microbiome: A Pathway to a Healthier Mouth

A healthy mouth isn’t just about keeping your teeth and gums strong. The mouth is an ecosystem that hosts a complex community of microorganisms. Think of it like a bustling city made up of bacteria, fungi, viruses, and more living together in harmony as...
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September 19, 2023

Fluoride: What Is Flouride and Does It Really Matter?

Ever since you were old enough to hold your own toothbrush, you probably heard your dental team recommending fluoride to keep your teeth strong and healthy. Since then, though, you may have also heard that fluoride isn’t without controversy or side effects....
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August 17, 2023

Best Practice for Healthy Teeth and Gums

One of the most important things we can do for our overall health is keep our teeth and gums healthy. Daily habits like brushing and flossing and regular visits to your dentist for checkups aren’t just about filling cavities or preventing gum disease....
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July 28, 2023

9 Common Causes of Toothaches

You bite into your favorite food or down a nice ice-cold glass of water, and ouch! It hurts. When you’re in pain, you just want to know why. It’s so hard to get on with your normal life until the pain is resolved. The pain may be temporary, but it...
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July 5, 2023

Common Reasons for Dental Implants

If you’ve experienced the loss of a tooth (or several), you’re not alone. In fact, a mere 48% of American adults (ages 20 to 64) still have a full set of their permanent teeth. And for seniors (over 65 years old), nearly one in five have lost all their...
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June 19, 2023

Why a Healthy Mouth Is Key to a Healthy Body

Sadly, even people who make efforts to keep their bodies healthy by exercising regularly and eating a nutrient-dense diet often neglect one vital aspect: oral health. This is unfortunate, as the health of your mouth, teeth, and gums is more important to...
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January 11, 2022

Gum Recession: Causes and Treatment Options

Would you recognize the symptoms of gum recession? Most don’t until their gums are already showing significant signs of receding, exposing the normally protected lower portions and even roots of their teeth. Receding gums can lead to gum disease and tooth...
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