The Best Cosmetic Options for Gapped Teeth

Whether you have a natural gap in your teeth or you have a gap from a missing tooth, gaps can be unsightly and embarrassing for many people. Fortunately, you have several cosmetic dentistry options to help improve the appearance of the gap in your smile. The first step is talking with your dentist about what [...]

By | May 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What to Expect With ZOOM! Professional Teeth Whitening

Getting your teeth professionally whitened is a popular practice for a variety of reasons—a professional is by your side the entire time, the process usually takes only an hour, and your teeth look gorgeous and bright for years after this simple treatment! With Zoom! teeth whitening from Philips, you can enjoy all the benefits of [...]

By | May 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Does Gum Disease Lead to Tooth Loss?

Gum disease is an inflammation of the gums caused by bacteria and plaque. Eventually, plaque can harden and turn into tartar, and gum disease progresses near the roots of your teeth. If left untreated, it can turn into an infection along the line of your gums. Gum disease isn’t always obvious—many people have gingivitis (the [...]

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How Can I Treat My Bruxism?

Do you ever wake up with a dull headache—or worse—a migraine? Does your neck often feel stiff and achy, and do you experience jaw pain? What about damaged teeth or irritated gums? These are all signs of bruxism, or teeth grinding. Teeth grinding is a harmful habit that’s extremely damaging to your teeth and gums. [...]

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Be Aware of These Top Signs for TMJ Disorder

TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint disorders or dysfunction, which means the place where your upper and lower jaw connects isn’t working as it should. This leads to a variety of unpleasant symptoms, ones that people may attribute to another suspected cause before finding out that TMJ is the culprit. Your dentist can help determine if [...]

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Transform Your Smile With Implant Supported Dentures

Has your dentist recommended dentures or a partial denture for your smile? If so, you could be a candidate for implant supported dentures, which have more benefits than traditional dentures yet aren’t quite the same as having dental implants for every tooth. Implant supported dentures involve having a few dental implants placed in your mouth [...]

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Chronic Dry Mouth? Signs, Symptoms, Relief

Perhaps you don’t know how important saliva is for your dental health, but let’s look at its role: it protects the teeth, inhibits bacterial growth, and even helps digest food! Saliva plays a crucial role in the health of our teeth. When you have a dry mouth, bacteria can take over, plaque and tooth decay [...]

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Root Canal Retreatment: When Is It Necessary?

If you have already experienced a root canal, you no doubt are grateful for the pain relief that it gave you while also allowing you to keep your natural tooth. After all, often the only alternative to a root canal is extraction and a bridge or implant. While modern implants are better than ever, there’s [...]

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Pregnancy Hormones & Your Gums

Expectant mothers put a great deal of effort, and rightly so, into protecting and caring for the life growing within them. Taking care of oral health during pregnancy is particularly important for both mother and child. We are going to consider the effect that pregnancy hormones have on the gums, and then explain why keeping [...]

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Is a Root Canal Permanent?

Getting a root canal is not something a person usually signs up for willingly, but when the choice is root canal or lose the tooth, a root canal suddenly becomes the better option. The question that many people ask, however, is how long does it save the tooth? Let’s explore some background and learn more [...]

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