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Are Your Teeth Feeling Fresh?

Have you ever felt that fuzzy coating on your teeth after eating, drinking or forgetting to brush? As you run your tongue over your teeth, you just know they aren’t clean, fresh and bright. So, what is the coating you’re feeling? It’s plaque! Plaque is a thin coating made up of bacteria and food particles […]

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Shield Your Teeth from Erosion

Have you ever thought about the surface of your teeth wearing away? The breakdown of your teeth has three main causes: tooth erosion, attrition and abrasion. Tooth erosion is caused by acid, which compromises tooth structure. Your teeth may also be harmed by attrition when teeth are worn down from biting or chewing, and abrasion, […]

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Daily Brushing for a Brighter, Whiter Smile

A healthy, white smile shows the world you’re confident and self-assured. But, everyday living can cause our teeth to discolor and look dingy or yellow. Teeth can become less than gleaming white due to culprits such as coffee, tea, tobacco, blueberries, and even certain medications such as antibiotics. A popular way to keep your pearly […]

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What Are Implant Overdentures?

Implant overdentures are a full mouth prosthesis that doesn’t fit like regular dentures. Instead of using suction to keep them in place, an overdenture clasps onto dental implants placed into the jaw. Add Stability to Your Smile Dental implants have become an extremely successful method for tooth replacement. The titanium artificial roots are placed into […]

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An Ancient Way to Detox Your Mouth

Over the past few years, oil pulling has gained popularity among health-conscious individuals who seek out natural ways to manage or treat their health conditions. It is a method that was used by ancient civilizations over 2,000 years ago as a way to improve the health of the teeth and gums. How Does It Work? […]

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Could This Popular Drink Be Damaging Your Teeth?

When you hit the gym or load up a cooler for your child’s football game, what type of drink do you go for first? Chances are, like most athletes, you use sports drinks to stay hydrated. Surprisingly, these drinks may be doing more harm than good when it comes to your dental health. More Damaging […]

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Conquer Your Gag Reflex

Do you have a sensitive gag reflex? Do you find it difficult to undergo dental treatment, much less enjoy it? Some people have such a severe gag reflex that even having a dentist touch part of their lips or front teeth can trigger the gagging. Although there are very good reasons why some people are […]

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Fixes for Five Common Dental Concerns

Are dental difficulties making your smile less than sensational? Here are some of the common dental issues that people call us about, and easy ways to treat or prevent them from happening. Broken Teeth Getting tooth decay treated early or wearing a sport guard during athletic activities can reduce your risk of broken teeth; but […]

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We Want You to Be Comfortable

Despite our best oral hygiene efforts, cavities still sometimes happen. If you’ve never had a cavity before and need a filling here’s what you might experience during your first filling appointment. Getting Comfortable The first step is making sure you are comfortable. We will anestheti[z]e the area around the tooth to prevent any sensitivity. Some […]

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A Healthier You — It’s in the Bag

What bag you ask? Your lunch bag. Choosing the right foods, snacks and drinks every day will impact the strength of your tooth enamel, gum health and your body’s ability to fight off disease. Here are some tips on what to fill your family’s lunch bags with. Water — the Clear Choice While fruit juice […]

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