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Early Signs of Gum Disease

Gum disease impacts almost 65 million people in the United States. The impact of gum disease is not only a problem for your dental health, but your overall health as well. Maintaining a healthy oral hygiene routine and attending your regular dental checkups are helpful in maintaining your oral health. However, once you have gum … Read more

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Best Brushing Technique for Your Gums

Your oral health is an integral component of your overall health. This is not only true when it comes to your teeth but also your gums. Your gum health is highly important when it comes to the health and stability of your teeth, in addition to your oral health overall. Gum disease affects nearly 42% … Read more

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What Causes Broken Dentures?

Dentures are a great treatment option for those who have lost some or all of their teeth. Dentures have a variety of benefits as compared to other alternatives. They are removable, comfortable, and easy to clean. While dentures will eventually need to be replaced, they should last between seven to ten years if cared for … Read more

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How to Avoid Cavities During Invisalign

Having straight teeth can be a major benefit to your oral health and your self-esteem. Research has shown that over half of Americans would prefer a straight, white smile over clear skin. The benefits of straightening your smile are endless and Invisalign is one of the most effective treatment options. The treatment can span over … Read more

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What Color Should My Gums Be?

While a lot of information about oral health revolves around your teeth, your gums are a huge factor in your dental health as well. You may wonder what color should your gums should actually be, and whether or not your oral health care routine is addressing the health of your gums. Healthy gums should look … Read more

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What Makes Family Dentistry Different?

There’s nothing more chaotic than planning a family schedule with kids. On top of your own life and schedule, you also need to include time for your child’s busy schedule. This includes school, pick-ups and drop-offs, sports events, art classes, parent-teacher conferences, and the list goes on. Consolidating your schedule can be a major benefit. … Read more

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How to Help Your Child Not Be Scared of the Dentist

Due to the importance of dental health as it pertains to our overall health, maintaining your child’s six-month checkups is important. Dental fear and anxiety can be very real for children and impact their relationship with their dental health and the dentist’s office. Research shows that nearly ten percent of children have dental fear and … Read more

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Avoid Stains During Invisalign Treatment

For those who have crooked teeth and want to perfect their smile, Invisalign is a great option. It’s a more popular alternative to traditional braces as they are discreet and easy to use. For those considering the treatment, you may be concerned about how to take care of them and the process of cleaning the … Read more

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Your Child’s First Dentist Visit

Your child’s first dentist visit can be intimidating. But there are ways to make it comfortable and convenient for all parties involved. One of the most important factors in our overall health involves dental health. In fact, poor dental health has been linked to chronic diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease, and even strokes. Starting … Read more

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Does My Child Need a Root Canal?

While most people often associate root canals with permanent teeth, children may require a root canal in certain circumstances as well. Children have their baby teeth until around the age of six or seven when they begin to fall out. After a child’s baby teeth fall out, their permanent teeth should erupt shortly after. If … Read more