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Category: Dental Care

Are Dental X-Rays Dangerous?

Posted March 02, 2021

2 Minute Read:  Taking X-rays during your dental checkups is crucial to maintaining a healthy mouth.  Dental X-rays capture images of a patient’s teeth and gums, helping a dentist identify problems like tooth decay, bone loss, and impacted teeth. In so doing, a dentist can provide an accurate diagnosis and determine the best course of […]

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Why Are People Afraid of the Dentist?

Posted October 21, 2020

3 Minute Read:  Let’s face it—the majority of people do not enjoy going to the dentist. Many people avoid regular dentist visits out of fear. If you are afraid of the dentist, avoiding your six-month checkup is actually the worst thing you can do. Regular dental checkups can help your dentist identify problems early, saving […]

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Are Dental Implants Right for Me?

Posted March 31, 2020

4 Minute Read:  Part 1: How Do Dental Implants Work to Restore Smiles? There is nothing quite as stressful as a missing tooth—or several missing teeth. Missing a tooth can significantly affect your bite, your speech, and of course, the aesthetics of your smile. While a gap-toothed grin can be cute when you are young, […]

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3 Ways to Fix A Chipped Tooth

Posted January 03, 2017

The majority of people will chip a tooth at some point in their lifetime. Constant wear in a particular spot can weaken enamel until it breaks off. You might also bite down on hard food or be involved in an accident that chips and breaks your teeth. Whatever the cause, there are a few options […]

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Am I Prone to Cavities?

Posted September 28, 2016

It is common knowledge that brushing your teeth, flossing daily, and maintaining your dental hygiene appointments will help keep cavities at bay. However, many people, despite their best efforts, may actually be more prone to cavities than those who slack on their oral hygiene. Why all the unfairness? The True Cause of Cavities There is […]

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Baby Teeth Care

Posted April 05, 2016

When you have a baby, most of the time you are not thinking about the future of their teeth. But, did you know that in order to help your child have good oral hygiene later, baby dental care starts before they even grow in their first pearly white? Having a healthy mouth all begins with […]

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How Often Should I Visit My Dentist?

Posted January 17, 2016

Another year, another dental checkup. The average person is sitting in the dentist’s chair annually. However, what some people may not know is that a yearly cleaning and dental checkup may not be enough. The frequency of dentist visits necessary will differ based upon a person’s habits and health history. Oral Health and Overall Health […]

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Are Bad Teeth Hereditary?

Posted November 12, 2015

“Brush your teeth” and “floss more often” are the two phrases that most people expect to hear when they sit in the dentist’s chair. Yet, while some people have poor oral hygiene habits and rarely get cavities, others take excellent care of their teeth and still get cavities and gum disease. Good oral hygiene care […]

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Oral Health for Overall Health

Posted October 30, 2015

If you’re like most people, you probably think that brushing and flossing are just for keeping those pearly whites healthy and beautiful. However, did you know that your oral health can affect the health of the rest of your body? Your mouth is an entryway into your body, so problems in your mouth can easily […]

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The Secret Effects of Your Juice Cleanse

Posted October 01, 2015

Many people who have tried to juice for several days in a row have probably learned of ways to make their vegetable juice taste better. Juice that is primarily green (meaning that all the vegetables used are green vegetables) is typically very “earthy” in flavor, which can be difficult to get used to. A popular […]

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