dermal fillers

Why You Should Consider Dermal Fillers

Will dermal fillers give my face the same frozen look as Botox sometimes does? Have you been thinking that those little lines and wrinkles appearing around your mouth could be made less visible with some sort of cosmetic procedure? Maybe Botox or dermal fillers? Millions of people have these procedures every year, so why not…

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tooth enamel

Protecting Tooth Enamel

Could my sensitive teeth be caused by damaged enamel from brushing too hard? Everyone knows who Superman is, even if we weren’t around when he made his first appearance in Action Comics in 1938. Since that debut, countless other comics, movies, and TV shows have made us all familiar with “the man of steel”.  Why…

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And You Thought Candy Was Bad for Your Teeth!

Which foods and beverages are the worst at causing tooth sensitivity due to enamel erosion?  Yes, of course, candy, cookies and other sweet treats are a hazard to your dental health. Some version of “Don’t eat sweets, or your teeth will all rot out” has been preached to kids for generations. Your parents said it…

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Why You May Need Scaling and Root Planing

What is scaling and root planing and why would I need to have it done? One such certainty is the necessity of maintenance. Without care and maintenance, many of the things we value will deteriorate, decay or fall into ruin. Our homes, for instance, require all sorts of repairs, as well as regular cleaning to…

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woman examining her bad breath

Bad Breath Can Be a Sign of Periodontal Disease

Is bad breath always related to what I’ve eaten or can it be the result of a health issue like periodontal disease? The social isolation brought on by the COVID pandemic has been extremely difficult in so many ways. For a lot of people, though, it has also been surprising. Socially interacting with people every…

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dental implants

Benefits of Dental Implants

Are dental implants really a good option for replacing missing teeth? Dental implants are artificial replacements for tooth roots. Made of titanium, they provide the anchoring foundation for replacement teeth, which may be a crown for a single tooth or a bridge for multiple teeth. These new teeth are made to match your natural teeth…

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