Are You A Candidate For Dental Implants?

May 8, 2024

Considering dental implants? You're not alone. Whether you're missing a single tooth or several, dental implants offer a long-term solution that looks, feels, and functions like natural teeth. But before you take the plunge, you might be wondering: "Am I a candidate for dental implants?" It's a valid question, and one that requires careful consideration. To truly know if dental implants are the best option for your smile, call our dental team ...

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Shining A Light On Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer

April 8, 2024

April is a month that carries significant importance in the realm of healthcare, particularly for dentists and oral health professionals. It's designated as Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Month—a time to raise awareness about these often overlooked yet critical forms of cancer. We feel compelled to shed light on this important topic and emphasize the importance of early detection, prevention, and support for those affected by these diseases. Understanding Oral, Head, and ...

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A Guide to Customizing Your Smile Makeover

March 15, 2024

Your smile is a unique expression of your personality, and a smile makeover offers a personalized approach to enhancing its aesthetic appeal. Whether you wish to address discoloration, misalignment, or other dental concerns, customizing a smile makeover ensures that the end result reflects your individual preferences and complements your facial features. In this comprehensive guide, we discuss the key factors involved in customizing a smile makeover, empowering you to take an active role in the ...

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How Sugar Fuels the Fire of Gum Disease

February 12, 2024

Gum disease is a prevalent oral health issue that affects millions of people worldwide. While poor oral hygiene is a well-known contributor, another culprit often overlooked is sugar. The sweet delight that many of us indulge in daily may play a significant role in fueling the fire of gum disease. Are there other causes of gum disease? Yes, but this one can’t be overlooked. To learn more about causes and prevention, schedule an appointment ...

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Understanding Tooth Sensitivity After Dental Crowns

December 8, 2023

Dental crowns are a common and effective solution for restoring damaged or decayed teeth. While these restorations offer durability and functionality, some individuals may experience tooth sensitivity after the placement of dental crowns. In this comprehensive blog, we'll discuss the factors that can lead to tooth sensitivity after dental crown placement and explore potential solutions to address this common concern. Dental Crown Basics Purpose of Dental Crowns Dental crowns, also called caps, are prosthetic ...

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It’s Mouth Cancer Awareness Month! 8 Little-Known Facts About Oral Cancer

November 8, 2023

As Mouth Cancer Awareness Month unfolds, it's essential to shed light on this often underestimated yet significant health concern. Oral cancer affects thousands each year, making awareness and early detection crucial for saving lives. Our team strives to help patients of all ages achieve optimal oral health, part of which includes oral cancer screenings and patient education. In this blog, we'll uncover lesser-known facts about oral cancer, backed by credible sources, to provide ...

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How To Avoid Dry Sockets After Wisdom Teeth Removal

October 15, 2023

Wisdom tooth removal is a common dental procedure that can lead to a speedy recovery when handled with care. One of the potential complications, however, is the development of dry sockets.  After a tooth extraction, a dry socket can occur if the blood clot dislodges or dissolves too soon, exposing the bone and causing pain and delayed healing. In this blog, we'll explore effective strategies to prevent dry sockets and ensure a smooth recovery ...

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Why Invisalign Is the Top Choice for Teenagers' Orthodontic Journey

September 1, 2023

The emergence of Invisalign® has revolutionized the way teenagers approach teeth straightening. Gone are the days when clunky metal braces were the only option. Invisalign, a modern and discreet alternative, has swiftly become the first choice for teenagers seeking orthodontic treatment. Its blend of effectiveness, convenience, and aesthetics has captured the hearts of both teens and parents alike. Let's dive into why Invisalign stands as the top choice for teenagers embarking on their journey ...

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Is Your Diet Harming Your Smile? Stay Away From These Foods!

August 1, 2023

Human teeth are incredibly resilient. They endure crushing pressures, extreme temperatures, and an onslaught from countless bacteria, day and night. Tooth enamel, in fact, is the hardest substance the human body produces. Nature only produces one substance that’s harder on our planet: diamonds. However, what you eat can harm your teeth by causing stains, chips, cracks, and breaks. In today’s blog, you’ll learn what foods and beverages to avoid (or limit) to ...

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Am I Too Old to Have My Wisdom Teeth Extracted?

June 18, 2023

As humans, we are typically equipped with a third set of molars. Dentists frequently refer to these bonus molars as wisdom teeth. While earlier iterations of humans relied on these molars to help them grind their food enough for proper digestion, today’s world of easy-to-process foods makes wisdom teeth largely vestigial.  This means that wisdom teeth may cause more problems than good if left in the mouth past adolescence. Subsequently, wisdom teeth extractions are ...

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