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Managing Stress Related Oral Health Conditions

Did you know that your mood can have an effect on your mouth? It’s true. If you are feeling stressed or anxious, your smile can suffer as a result. From the direct effects on your teeth to secondary outcomes of stress, your teeth and soft oral tissues can be affected. To protect your smile from

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Gum Disease: Not a Normal Part of Aging

Some patients are resigned to the prospect of developing oral health issues, such as gum disease, as they get older. While the risk of gum disease does increase with age, this condition is far from inevitable. When you receive quality care at a family dental practice and take care of your smile at home, you

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Healthy Teeth Are Always In Style

Just like the song from the Broadway musical “Annie” says, you’re never fully dressed without a smile. Indeed, your smile is one of the most important elements of your appearance, so if you put a lot of effort into wearing the latest fashions, you should do the same to maintain your smile. Fortunately, keeping your

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Porcelain Veneers: A Versatile Cosmetic Treatment Option

Our teeth are a very prominent feature that we display every day in conversation, dining in public, or whenever we smile or laugh. If you are unhappy with the appearance of your teeth, our cosmetic dentist can upgrade your smile with porcelain veneers. This process can be completed in a few dental visits. What Are

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5 Things You Should Never Do With Your Teeth

Did you know that your teeth are the strongest structure in your body? But they are not indestructible. Not only can teeth be impacted by trauma, they can also be lost as a result of decay or infection. We know the importance of visiting the dentist at least twice a year for a cleaning and

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Lost Back Molar: Is a Dental Implant an Option?

Dental implants are the perfect option when one or more permanent teeth are lost. When a back molar is lost, chewing can become difficult and eventually create a malocclusion (when top teeth do not correspond properly to their opposing bottom teeth). A dental implant enables the patient to continue enjoying all their favorite foods while

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Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine Matters

Maintaining healthy teeth and gums is essential to overall health as well as your dental health. There is no room for neglect or haphazard care when it comes to caring for your teeth and gums. Developing a routine is very simple, and caring for your teeth will become a natural part of your day once

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3 Cosmetic Solutions to Upgrade Your Smile

When you speak, smile, or laugh your teeth are prominently on display. If you ever thought of enhancing your smile, now is a great time to do so. There are multiple treatment options available … a conversation with your cosmetic dentist will reveal all the ways you can upgrade your smile. Major Changes Can Be

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The Role Nutrition Plays in Maintaining Healthy Teeth

Just as visits to the dentist twice a year cannot take the place of a good daily oral health regimen, eating a healthy diet only occasionally is not going to go far in helping to maintain good oral or overall health. We only get one set of permanent teeth. It is important that we strive

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What should you look for in a family dentist?

When you are looking for someone to care for all of your family’s oral health needs, there are a number of factors that you may want to consider. Choose a family dental practice with expertise in providing a range of treatments and one who is dedicated to staying updated on the latest developments in the

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