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Do you need Simple Tooth Removal or Surgery? It Depends on a few Factors

Removing a problem tooth (extraction) is a common dental procedure. But not all extractions are alike — depending on the type of tooth, its location and extenuating circumstances, you Read More

Winning the War on Gum Disease Requires Post-Treatment Vigilance

After several treatment sessions your periodontal (gum) disease is under control. But, while we may have won this battle, the war rages on. To keep an infection from re-occurring Read More

Minimally Invasive Dentistry: A New Approach to Preventing and Treating Decay

Since the late 19th Century, dentists have used established protocols to successfully prevent and treat tooth decay. But there've been changes to this approach the last few years to Read More

Don't Forget Hidden Fluoride Sources Your Family Could be Ingesting

In the last half century, fluoride has become an effective weapon against tooth decay. The naturally occurring mineral helps strengthen enamel, the teeth's hard, protective cover. Although it's safe for Read More

Consult Your Dentist for Help with Diagnosing and Treating Sleep Apnea

Sleep — you'll spend a third of your life in its blissful embrace. But it isn't a luxury: you need it as much as nutrition and exercise. An occasional Read More

4 Reasons Saving Your Child's Decayed Baby Tooth is a Good Idea

Despite everyone’s best efforts, one of your child’s primary (“baby”) teeth has become decayed to the point it might be lost prematurely. Saving it would require extensive treatment like Read More

Enhance Your Smile for that Special, Once-in-a-Lifetime Day

You want to look your best for that once-in-a-lifetime moment — like your wedding day. It can also take time and effort: many people spend months losing weight or Read More

4 Diet Changes You Should Make for Better Oral Health

One of the most popular subjects in books, magazines and social media is food — the things we should or should not eat (or at least not too much). Read More

Diet and Lifestyle Choices Key to Dental Health During College Years

“The Freshman 15” is a popular way of referring to the phenomenon of new college students gaining weight during their freshman year (although the average is less than fifteen Read More

How Long Will Root Canal Treatment Last?

Root canal treatment can be an effective life preserver for a heavily decayed tooth. The question a lot of people ask, though, is how long might the tooth survive Read More

Prudent Use of X-Rays in Children Provides the most Benefit at the Lowest Risk

It’s important for your child’s current and future health that we watch out for tooth decay. Taking x-rays is a critical part of staying one step ahead of this Read More

Home Whitening Kits are Safe and Effective, if Used the Right Way

You’re satisfied with your smile appearance except for one thing — your teeth aren’t as white and bright as you wish they could be. So, you’ve decided to do Read More

Not all Crowns are Alike - or Cost the Same

All crowns are designed to restore functionality to a damaged tooth. But crowns can differ from one another in their appearance, in the material they’re made from, and how Read More

Patchy Discolorations on the Tongue Aren't a Cause for Worry

Some things in life look worse than they really are. A condition known as “geographic tongue” is a good example: while it may look serious, it’s not a cause Read More

A Root Canal Treatment can Save Your Tooth and Relieve Pain

One of the most effective techniques for saving decayed or injured teeth is the root canal treatment. Yet when many people hear they need it, they become nervous at Read More

Dental Offices Hold to the Highest Standards to Protect Patients from Infection

Our bodies wage a continuous war against enemies too small to be seen with the naked eye. If we’re healthy, our immune system will stop the vast majority of Read More

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