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How Can I Overcome My Fear of the Dentist?

Posted November 02, 2020 in Dental Hygiene Month, Sedation Dentistry

2 Minute Read:  The fear of going to the dentist and needing to have dental procedures is all too real for many children and adults. Some people will avoid the dentist for years because of their fear, despite the recommendation to have a checkup every six months.  Avoiding the dentist is actually the worst thing […]

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Why Are People Afraid of the Dentist?

Posted October 21, 2020 in Dental Care, Dental Myths

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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Does Invisalign® Work Better Than Traditional Braces?

Posted August 21, 2020 in Invisalign®

2 Minute Read:  Traditional teeth straightening braces can be uncomfortable and impact a person’s smile until the treatment is fully completed—which can take years. An effective and more discreet alternative was developed by California cosmetic dentists in the late 90s. They called it Invisalign®. It’s a program that straightens and improves the look of dentition […]

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How Does Smoking Affect Your Teeth?

Posted July 27, 2020 in Oral Health, ZOOM!® Teeth Whitening

2 Minute Read:  Smoking has negative effects on many aspects of your oral health. The smoke and the nicotine in cigarettes discolors teeth and leads to deep stains and, worse, death. Teeth appear yellow and, for more advanced smokers, even have brown streaks. Cigarettes also cause excess plaque and tartar to form, further discoloring the […]

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How Can I Maintain My Results After ZOOM! Teeth Whitening?

Posted June 15, 2020 in ZOOM!® Teeth Whitening

2 Minute Read:  ZOOM! is a revolutionary teeth whitening process completed in your dentist’s office. It uses hydrogen gel and a special bleaching lamp for power assistance. It’s a safe, effective practice that many people can complete on a long lunch break—the process takes only 90 minutes. However, you’ll have to take some care with […]

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How Does Dental Bonding Differ From Dental Fillings?

Posted May 21, 2020 in Dental Bonding

2 Min Read Genetics, dietary habits, and facial trauma can cause your teeth to become stained, broken, or chipped. While not all of these issues affect the functionality of your teeth, they can harm your smile’s appearance. Even if you haven’t sustained any damage to your teeth, you may still be unsatisfied with their appearance. […]

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Nervous About Going to the Dentist? Sedation Dentistry Can Help

Posted April 30, 2020 in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Problems, Sedation Dentistry

3 Minute Read: Many children and adults are perpetually nervous about going to the dentist. For those with dental anxiety, dental appointments are often avoided at all costs, which is dangerous to your oral and overall health. Missing your check-ups makes it challenging to detect developing dental problems, and once a problem has progressed, the […]

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Are Dental Implants Right for Me?

Posted March 31, 2020 in Dental Care, Dental Implants, Dental Treatment

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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How Can Teeth Whitening Change Your Life

Posted January 31, 2020 in ZOOM!® Teeth Whitening

2 Minute Read:  Nobody enjoys a dull and yellow smile. Your teeth can stain for many reasons, such as smoking or drinking coffee, tea, and soda. And while brushing and flossing can help you maintain a healthy smile, they may not provide you with the bright white smile you have always wanted. According to the […]

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