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    Maintenance After Invisalign

    Invisalign is an incredible technology that gives us the ability to enjoy all the benefits of braces without having to endure the ridicule and embarrassment of having wire braces. Throughout the process, your teeth will invisibly readjust with the assistance of the Invisalign treatment until finally, your teeth are in the alignment you’ve dreamt of […]

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    How to Floss My Teeth

    “Don’t forget to brush and floss between visits!” It’s a common admonition we hear when we leave from a dental appointment, and we always promise to do our best and turn over a new oral health care leaf before we see them again.  When we get home, however, we’re left with something of a quandary, […]

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    Home Care Products: The Good, The Better, and The Best

    Although you visit your dentist for checkups and cleanings, much of your dental routine is carried out at home with home care products. Because of this, you will want to make sure you are using home care products that will maximize your dental routine and be beneficial to your oral health. In order to help […]

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    Invisalign

    Want to have straighter teeth and a more even smile, but don’t want to deal with the hassle of metal braces? Invisalign may be the right treatment for you! Invisalign is an orthodontic correction system that uses almost invisible trays to gently align teeth. These trays are worn at all times except when brushing, flossing, […]

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    pH of the Mouth

    Did you know that you can help or hinder your dental and overall health simply by regulating the pH of your mouth? pH refers to the amount of acid or alkaline concentrations, and keeping this combination of concentrations at the appropriate level can actually help prevent disease, dental or otherwise. The mouth, in particular, is […]

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    Gingivitis

    Many dentists warn that if you don’t see them regularly, you may develop gingivitis. Toothpaste commercials also mention gingivitis and note that their products prevent this infection. But what is gingivitis and why is it so important that we protect our mouth from this disease? Below are several frequently asked questions about gingivitis. Did You […]

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  • Teeth Whitening

    Teeth whitening is a process that helps to whiten the teeth by eliminating any stains and discoloration. It is one of the most widely used dental cosmetic procedures because of its ability to help improve the aesthetics of your teeth. Teeth whitening is also a service that is provided by a lot of dentists, so […]

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    Mouthguards: All You Need to Know

    If you’re like many people, you likely find yourself grinding your teeth at night or clenching you jaw. While these might seem innocuous, teeth grinding and jaw clenching can lead to serious problems. These include: Cracked teeth Broken teeth Muscle stiffness TMD/TMJ – temporomandibular joint disorder What is a mouthguard/nightguard? A mouthguard is a device […]

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    What is periodontal disease?

    Periodontal disease is quite common in the United States. In fact, there are an estimated three million people in the U.S. who suffer from this disease. Periodontal disease must be diagnosed by a professional and is not something that you should try to treat at home. People who have periodontal disease should get to the […]

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  • Don’t Fear The Root Canal: Modern And Painless

    For generations, the idea of a root canal was enough to elicit winces and grimaces from everyone, even those who’ve never had one. There was a pervasive idea that the procedure was so painful that people would regularly use it as a yardstick for misery, with phrases like “I’d rather get a root canal then…” […]

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