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Do Receding Gums Grow Back?

While some see a healthy smile as sparkling white or straight teeth, the health of your gums are the real marker of oral wellness. When gums are unhealthy, they can cause costly problems for your entire mouth. One of the most popular problems gums can experience is recession. If you’ve noticed your gums pulling back, […]

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Food Tips After Extractions

Let’s face it—no one wants to undergo a dental extraction. Yet, for one reason or another, they’re necessary at times to ensure the health of your teeth and gums for the long-term. If you’ve been told you need a tooth extraction, or suspect one might be in your near future, one of the best things […]

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Are You High Risk for Cavities?

If you don’t brush and floss your teeth daily, it’s no secret that you may be more susceptible to developing cavities in your teeth—but slacking on those necessities aren’t the only things that can bring trouble to your mouth. Here are a few factors to consider that can lead to more tooth fillings. Genetics. Did […]

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How to Upgrade Your Oral Hygiene

Having a bright, full smile isn’t the only reason to take care of your oral health. In fact, did you know that keeping your teeth clean and gums healthy is crucial for overall health? While visiting us for regular appointments and brushing and flossing each day is an important part of your dental routine, there […]

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The Science Behind Teeth Whitening

Every day, patients walk into our practice and leave an hour later with a brighter smile. But teeth whitening isn’t magic—though the incredible results it offers can certainly make it seem that way. Let’s take a closer look at the science behind teeth whitening. Your teeth might not look or feel like a sponge—but they […]

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Is Your Smile Stressed?

When we experience stress, we usually think about it expressing itself in ways like emotional swings, tight or tense muscles, and even poor quality of sleep as our minds race and become difficult to power down. But did you know that stress can also affect your smile? Here are three ways stress can impact your […]

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Food Do’s and Don’ts to Keep You Smiling

Want to keep smiling for years to come? In addition to keeping up with your regular dental visits as well as brushing and flossing each day, you’ll want to consider your diet. The foods you eat every day play a big role in both your overall and oral health. Here’s a list of foods to […]

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How Does Toothpaste Really Clean Your Teeth?

It’s something each of us do every morning and night—brush our teeth.   But what is it that actually gets our teeth clean? Is toothpaste just a magical, minty gel that keeps us cavity free?   Well, kind of. But there’s a bit more to it than that.   Let’s take a look at some […]

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Conquering Canker Sores

Most of us have been there before—you wake up with a tingling in your mouth that doesn’t feel quite right. In the next couple of days, a sensitive, sometimes burning, canker sore appears.   While canker sores will typically heal on their own over the course of a few weeks, there are things you can […]

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A Smile is the Best Accessory You Can Wear

You may have heard the saying, “You’re never fully dressed until you have your smile”. It’s true, because it’s not only the first thing people look at, but also really tops off your outfit and gives a lasting impression to others. Lastly, the thing that gives your smile that extra sparkle is your inner confidence. […]

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