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Understanding the Dental Restoration Process

Dental restorations, also known as fillings, restore decayed and damaged teeth to their natural feel and function. Some patients may experience anxiety heading into the procedure, but there isn’t much to worry about. The following explains everything you need to know about the restoration process, including what to expect after the procedure.   Diagnosis and Planning …

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Teeth Whitening: Breaking Down the Options

Who wouldn’t love a brighter smile? Teeth whitening is one of the most common goals of cosmetic dentistry, fighting back against stains and leaving you with a sparkling smile. There are many options out there today when it comes to teeth whitening. Which is the right choice for you? Over-the-Counter Whitening Solutions Plenty of products…

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How to Prepare for a Dental Cleaning

A dental cleaning is an important procedure that helps prevent tooth decay and other common oral health issues. While there aren’t any major requirements going into a routine cleaning, there are a few simple steps that you can take to make it go as smoothly as possible. What to Avoid Ahead of Your Dental Cleaning…

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How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Dental implants can transform your smile and improve your quality of life more effectively than almost any other restorative dental procedure. Not only do they return both form and function to the area where you’ve lost a tooth, but they also help you maintain bone mass where it otherwise may have been lost.  But just…

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What to Expect at a Routine Dental Exam

A routine dental exam is necessary for monitoring the health of your teeth and gums. Many people put off regular dental care out of fear, but we’re here to help put your mind at ease regarding what to expect at your exam. This process is crucial to ensure the health of your teeth. How Often…

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Common Causes of Tooth Loss and Damage

Try as you might to protect your oral health and maintain a beautiful smile, sometimes there’s not much you can do to avoid tooth damage or even tooth loss.  Good oral hygiene and annual or bi-annual dental checkups and cleanings can go a long way to protecting your teeth. However, factors like genetics, age, and…

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