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Don’t Let These Trends Harm Your Oral Health

A trend is something that is popular for a period of time; something considered in vogue or a fad. As with many ideas and products, there are trends in dentistry as well. You may hear of different ways to improve your smile or your oral health. While some may do no harm, there are others

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How To Prevent Dry Mouth While Sleeping

Any time you look to prevent something from occurring, you need to look at the reasons it happens in the first place. Very often, a dry mouth can result from something temporary like medications taken to counter allergies or a cold. These medicines contain an antihistamine which can dry up membranes. But when a dry

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Cosmetic Dentistry: The Power of a Smile Makeover

For decades, cosmetic dentistry was affordable only for the most financially fortunate. However, today many dental procedures are readily available and more economically doable than ever before. Your dentist can provide multiple options that will improve your appearance; a simple inquiry can get you started. Choices for Your Smile Makeover Teeth Whitening: You have options

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4 Things You May Not Know About Dental Implants

Dental implants are designed to replace one or more teeth lost due to trauma, infection, or decay. When first introduced, their use was somewhat limited. But today, the dental implant process is very commonplace making it one of the most popular procedures that allow you to enjoy all the foods you love, chew and speak

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Good Dental Hygiene Benefits That Might Surprise You

You are probably aware of the many products available to help you maintain a great smile and healthy teeth. But many people aren’t aware how their dental health can impact overall health. You should do everything you can to help your teeth look great, and allow your dentist to perform needed procedures to support your

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Why Water is Good For Your Teeth

Did you know that drinking water is good for your teeth? Proper water consumption can benefit your oral health in a number of ways. In addition to receiving regular checkups from our dentist and practicing proper oral hygiene, drinking eight glasses of water each day could reduce your risks for developing gum disease and tooth

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Common Oral Health Concerns of Seniors

As we approach our retirement years, some concerns may begin to permeate our thoughts. Aches and pains, the inability to hear perfectly, and vision problems coupled with all the things that can go wrong with oral health … cavities, receding gingiva, gum disease, and tooth loss … it’s no wonder that you may have concerns.

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Is flossing really that important?

If you were told to brush only your lower teeth, you would find that preposterous. What good is only cleaning a portion of your teeth! So if you don’t floss, you are actually only cleaning about two thirds of the surfaces of your teeth. Dental floss reaches between teeth, particularly around the gum line, to

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Top 5 Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

Veneers are a cosmetic enhancement that can resolve a variety of dental maladies from deep dental stain to uneven teeth. A consultation with your cosmetic dentist will outline the benefits enjoyed when correcting your dental issues with porcelain veneers. Why Should You Choose Veneers? Veneers are wafer thin shells that are bonded to the front

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Healthy Ways To Satisfy A Sweet Tooth

Humans are biologically designed to seek out sugar because it provides a quick burst of energy. Thousands of years ago, sweet foods were a scarcity, so this didn’t cause as much of a problem for oral health. Today, however, refined sugars are available just about everywhere, and your dentist has probably told you that you

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