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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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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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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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