Consider an Alternative to Dentures 

Presenting yourself in an approachable manner is a key aspect of many functions in human interaction. Being able to confidently and warmly greet people in a professional or private setting relies on a full smile with an even and clean set of teeth. If you have experienced visible tooth loss, you may lack confidence in…

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Childhood Dentistry Can Prevent Serious Oral Health Problems

From the time that a child’s very first tooth emerges, oral health becomes a priority for parents. Brushing those tiny teeth is an exercise in providing kids with a strong foundation that you hope they will maintain for a lifetime. Along with taking care of teeth and gums at home, it is also important to…

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Could All-On-4 Dental Implants Be For You?

If you have missing teeth or removable dentures, you’ll know the true value of fully functioning teeth. Removable dentures allow you to eat and they look like teeth, but they restrict what you can and can’t eat. If you want to get the full function of your real teeth back, there is no question, dental…

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Achieve Your Dream Smile with Porcelain Veneers

When you have discolored teeth, you may look years older than your actual age. Meanwhile, chipped, broken or crooked teeth can lower your self-esteem. Porcelain veneers can address these issues by improving the discoloration of teeth, making them look straighter and correcting damage such as chips. They also close gaps between teeth and shorten or…

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You Are Never Too Old for Orthodontics

Adults often mistakenly believe they are too old for orthodontic correction. Old wives’ tales persist, leading patients to believe adult teeth will not move, or that adult orthodontics are more expensive. Modern dentistry can move adult teeth the same way as children’s teeth, although it may take a little longer. The price for orthodontics depends…

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Do You Suffer from TMJ Disorders or Bruxism?

TMJ is the abbreviated form for the temporomandibular joint. You have two of these joints, connecting the jawbone to the skull on either side. These are supported by a range of tendons and ligaments to act like a hinge, allowing for actions like chewing. Disorders of the TMJ can cause a wide range of symptoms…

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Is DIY Teeth Whitening a Good Option?

There are many ways that our teeth can turn from pearly white to dingy yellow from daily coffee, teas or other sugary drinks. Several factors are involved that cause your teeth to become dull with a loss of bright whiteness. Plaque buildup can cause your teeth to appear yellow. Eroding tooth enamel may also play…

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Tooth Restoration via Root Canal Therapy

Severe decay can ruin a tooth and lead to extraction. However, there are instances where the decay has reached the nerve of the tooth causing infection, but the tooth is still salvageable though essentially dead. Once the nerves and blood vessels of the tooth are so compromised, there are two options – extraction or root…

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Make Time for The Back-to-School Dental Visit

Start your child’s school year on a good note by scheduling the back-to-school checkup. Some schools require students to have health and dental examinations before returning to school or during the first few months of a new school year. This is an important practice because it helps to ensure that your child can have a…

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Smoking and Dental Implant Failure

Dental implants are a significant investment that people make for their smiles. They are a permanent solution that replaces and replicate the natural teeth. Dental implants can be used to replace a single tooth or multiple teeth. They include a titanium post that is surgically placed in the jawbone to act as an artificial tooth…

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