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What to Expect: Tooth Extractions

While tooth extractions are a relatively rare dental procedure, they are sometimes necessary. Today, we’d like to provide our patients with an overview of when a tooth extraction might be the right choice and what to expect from the process. Conditions Requiring Tooth Extraction There are many reasons why your dental professional might suggest tooth

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Two Common Oral Hygiene Misconceptions

Good oral hygiene is about more than just fresh breath and a beautiful smile. Your oral health impacts your overall health in important ways, so it’s important that you are armed with accurate information, whether you are trying to change your habits or simply maintain the good ones you already have. Today, we’d like to

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What Kind of Braces are Right for Me?

Many of our patients seek our advice on the best options for straightening teeth, and for good reason. An investment in straighter teeth does more than ensure a beautiful smile; it wards off several immediate and potential issues, from overcrowding to jaw alignment issues. But choosing between traditional braces and newer options can be confusing.

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How Can I Improve My Periodontal Health?

Today, we’d like to tackle a topic that impacts many Americans–a full half, in fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC): periodontal disease. According to the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), gum disease is a “chronic inflammatory disease that affects the gum tissue and bone supporting the teeth [and] if left untreated, periodontal

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Best Flossing Practices

Flossing doesn’t always make it into the daily oral hygiene routine. However, flossing plays an important role in breaking down plaque and bacteria, which are the primary culprits for gum disease. When flossing is not a part of your dental care routine, tartar builds up, which can only be removed by a dental professional. If

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Bleaching Your Teeth Safely

The demand for tooth whitening products has never been so high, and consumers’ options are broader than ever. If you’re hoping to brighten your smile but not sure where to start, read on. Before You Bleach In advance of any whitening treatment, it’s essential that you establish a regular checkup and cleaning habit at your

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The Impact of Smoking on Teeth and Oral Health

If you’re one of the millions of Americans working on kicking a cigarette habit, here is one more reason to keep it up: your oral health. Many patients wonder whether smoking cigarettes, or quitting, can really have that big of an impact on your teeth and gums. The answer? A resounding yes. Smoking and Tooth

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Do I Really Need to Floss?

Flossing is one of those habits that can be tricky to incorporate into your daily life. Often, our patients are skeptical about whether they really need to be going the extra mile to make sure they floss regularly. Despite some controversy surrounding the issue, we’d like to offer a resounding yes to the question of

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The Best Foods for Dental Health

Often, patients express concerns about how to mind their dental health throughout their busy day. The fact is that even disciplined brushers cannot keep a toothbrush handy all day long. But one thing that everyone can do is eat foods that benefit dental health in that long stretch between morning and evening brushing. Read on

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