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  • How Sedation Dentistry Can Make Your Visits Easier

    There’s a persistent notion in those considering dental care that the process of receiving certain procedures is inherently unpleasant. This is one of the many reasons that some people avoid visiting the dentist or elect not to have certain procedures performed in spite of the fact that not doing so will lead to later complications […]

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  • Solutions for Periodontitis

    When your gingivitis has gotten out of control, whether through poor dental hygiene or as the result of complications from other medical conditions, periodontitis can set in. Periodontitis is an advanced infection of the gums that is severe and can result in the destruction of the supporting bone and soft tissue surrounding your teeth. While […]

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  • Poor Oral Health May Be Causing You Other Health Issues

    Concerns about dental health typically start with worrying that we’re not brushing or flossing enough, or that that pain in our gums may be an abscess, but the consequences of poor oral health may go further than we suspect. Recent research has revealed correlations between sub-par dental hygiene and conditions like heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and […]

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  • Think You Can Skip A Dental Checkup? This Guide Explains Why Not

    You’re meticulous about caring for your teeth, there isn’t a day that goes by that you don’t brush your teeth twice, floss once, and rinse with mouthwash after every meal. With all this diligence to your oral health, you wonder, why would you need to go to a regular dental checkup? Even the most diligent […]

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  • Whitening Your Teeth At Home

    Having beautiful pearly-white teeth has been the ambition of the American citizen since early in the 20th century, and techniques for achieving this goal have varied widely. From complex regimens involving the use of hydrogen peroxide and vinegar to hokey snake-oil treatments like oil pulling, there’s never been a shortage of ideas of how to […]

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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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  • Young woman standing at a distance smiling and holding up an invisalign aligner

    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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