4 Fun Teeth Facts

Like other systems in the human body, the oral health system is fascinating. We use our teeth every day and without them, we wouldn’t be able to eat comfortably or speak properly. While your dentist studies teeth for a living, you might be interested to learn more about yours. Here are four, fun teeth facts…
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Tooth Restorations: How Dental Bridges Can Help

Dental bridges are a common restoration used to replace missing teeth. These restorations can look and feel like biologic teeth as well as provide the biting surfaces necessary to enjoy restored oral function. Dental bridges are custom made for maximum comfort and longevity. How Dental Bridges Work A dental bridge restores the appearance and functionality…
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How can I maximize the benefits achieved through teeth whitening?

Teeth whitening is a tool that allows patients with stained or discolored teeth to enjoy a bright, beautiful smile. Zoom teeth whitening can lighten teeth up to eight shades making a “not so subtle” improvement in your appearance. Your cosmetic dentist may recommend you have your teeth cleaned before beginning teeth whitening. This will allow…
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Your Comfort Is A Priority In Our Dental Office

Many patients suffer from severe anxiety that prevents them from visiting their dentist for treatment needed to maintain their oral health. In addition, physical or mental limitations may deter individuals from seeking the care they need. Sedation dentistry can take the edge off allowing the body to relax while seated or reclining in the dental…
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Keeping Your Toothbrush (and Mouth) Free of Harmful Bacteria

Your toothbrush is a valuable tool in the fight to maintain great oral health throughout your lifetime. And it will continue to do so if you provide the proper care for it … and just as importantly, make sure you see your family dentist for teeth cleaning and dental exam at least twice a year.…
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Enjoy a Healthier Smile with These Teeth Cleaning Tips

A beautiful smile is just one reason to do everything you can to keep your teeth and gums healthy. The correlation between oral health and overall health has been proven so do everything you can to take care of your teeth. Of course, regular visits to the dentist every six months (or as recommended) are…
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How do I get started with Invisalign?

Invisalign is a teeth straightening method that has many advantages over metal braces. A consultation with your dentist is the first step to determine what is needed to enhance your smile and improve your oral health by correcting a malocclusion. Getting Started with Invisalign  Your dentist may utilize photographs, dental x-rays, impressions, and/or digital imaging…
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Beware of These 4 Dental Fads

Social media and the internet allows people to access information about everything. Hopefully these four dental fads will be researched carefully. Although they may promise whiter teeth, fresh breath, or a cure for a dental problem, a visit with your dentist is much safer and will produce better, long term results. Fads – Wisdom or…
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Congenitally Missing Tooth: Are dental implants an option?

Some people are born without certain adult teeth. This congenital abnormality, while rare, can impact your oral function and your self-esteem. Fortunately, dental implants make for great replacement teeth. Dental implants and the restorations that are ultimately anchored to them are the closest prosthetics available to the appearance and function of biological teeth. Our implant…
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Healthy Ways to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth

Sweets might taste delicious but they can wreak havoc on your oral health and your wellbeing. When it comes to our oral health, sugar feeds harmful bacteria that contribute to dental caries and periodontal disease. As for our wellbeing, consuming too much sugar can negatively affect everything from our waistlines to our blood glucose levels.…
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