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Veneers Vs. Crowns: Which is Right for Me?

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry estimates than one-half of all Americans are dissatisfied with their smile. It doesn’t have to be this way! With today’s technology, there are many ways to improve a smile that’s less-than-confident.…
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10 Signs You Need To See a Dentist

Believe it or not, even before the pandemic, one-third of Americans went without dental care. There are a number of reasons why individuals may not have visited the dentist in a while. Some of us have anxiety, time constraints, or even shame…

3 Reasons Your Dental Health Is So Important

Preventive Dental Health Affects Your Whole Body Having your teeth cleaned twice a year and flossing every day are beneficial for more than just your dental health. Germs and bacteria from an unhealthy mouth can get into your bloodstream and…
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Don’t Let COVID-19 Fears Keep You From Seeing Your Dentist!

There is no doubt that the past year has been tough and that COVID-19 is a reason for caution – but it’s also a big reason to keep our health as our #1 priority – and that includes our oral health. Why do regular dental visits matter? Regular…
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Is it Possible to Reverse Tooth Decay?

If you’ve ever searched for dental care or DIY tips online, sites like Pinterest are filled with claims that say it’s possible to reverse cavities, heal your own teeth, and avoid getting dental fillings through seemingly before-undiscovered…
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5 Reasons Why Your Gums Might Be Bleeding

Seeing some red in the sink after brushing or flossing may raise an eyebrow or two. It may seem like your gums are bleeding for no reason. But before you venture down the rabbit hole of what-ifs, consider these common causes of gum bleeding. Common…
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Implants vs. Dental Bridges

If you have a missing tooth, you used to only have three options: leave the space open, get a partial denture, or have a bridge made to fill it in. Bridges look like 3-4 dental crowns bonded together, with the end crowns resting over supporting…
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How Apples are Good for Your Teeth

People have been asserting that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” since the 19th century. While it may not necessarily be true that those who eat apples never have to see a doctor, apples certainly have great health benefits for our…
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How Hormonal Changes Can Affect Women’s Oral Health

Hormones affect every part of our bodies, and our teeth and gums are no exception. Being a woman means having to contend with a unique set of hormonal challenges, and it’s important to note that these challenges extend to oral health as well.…
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Do You Want a Healthy Heart? Take Care of Your Gums!

Heart disease claims more lives every year in the United States than any other cause, approximately 610,000 per year (or one of every four deaths) to be precise. That’s an alarming number, and one that requires serious consideration for taking…