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Sedation Therapy can reduce Anxiety in Children during Dental Visits

Making sure children are comfortable when visiting the dentist is an essential part of creating a lifetime habit of dental care. We recommend children start dental visits around their Read More

Treating a "Gummy" Smile Starts with Finding out the Cause

You’re a bit self-conscious about your smile. But not because of your teeth — it’s your upper gums, which seem too prominent when you smile. While “too much” is Read More

4 Reasons Why You May Need to See a Periodontist for Your Gum Disease

After treating you for periodontal (gum) disease for some time, we may suggest you see a periodontist, a specialist in gum conditions and diseases. There are a number of Read More

Find Out Why You or Your Partner Snores - it may be Sleep Apnea

If your sleeping partner snores, it could be more than an annoyance: it could be a sign of sleep apnea. This occurs when air flow into the lungs becomes Read More

Weigh a Poor Smile's Emotional and Social Cost when Considering Restorations

We readily understand the physical costs of a decayed tooth or infected gums — pain, discomfort and loss of function. It’s much more difficult to understand the emotional and Read More

Your Case of Gingivitis Could Develop into Something More Harmful

That bit of gum bleeding after you brush, along with redness and swelling, are strong signs you have gingivitis, a form of periodontal (gum) disease. Without treatment, though, your Read More

Beyond Their Marketing Claims, Most Toothpastes are Surprisingly Similar

In your search for the right toothpaste, you’re inundated with dozens of choices, each promising whiter teeth, fresher breath or fewer cavities. Cutting through the various marketing claims, though, Read More

Surgically Accessing Sinuses can Help Grow New Bone for Implants

Dental implants are by far the best way to replace missing teeth. But they do more than improve your smile: they can restore your ability to eat, chew and Read More

Thumb Sucking One of Many Factors to Consider When Treating a Poor Bite

It’s true — thumb sucking beyond age 4 can cause bite problems for permanent teeth. But prolonged thumb sucking is just one of a number of possible contributing factors Read More

Find out What Kind of Tooth Staining you Have Before Seeking a Solution

Stained teeth can be embarrassing — so much so you may even hesitate to smile. Before you seek out a whitening solution, though, there are a few things you Read More

4 Advantages to Using Composite Resins for Restoring Teeth

Restoring chipped, stained or decayed teeth with dental porcelain is a tried and true method that’s been used for decades. In recent years, though, restorations made with composite resin Read More

5 Tips to Keeping a Healthy Mouth During Your College Years

Many recent high school graduates will soon begin their first year in college, and for many it will be their first time living away from home. But with the Read More

Know the Kind of Smile You Want Before Cosmetic Dental Treatment

Before we discuss cosmetic options for transforming your smile, and before any preparations for treatment, there’s one question that needs to be answered: What do you want to be Read More

3 Ways Your Dental Hygienist Improves Your Oral Health

You may think an office cleaning is mainly cosmetic — giving your teeth that polished look and you that pleasant, “squeaky clean” feeling. But your dental hygienist is doing Read More

Persistent Jaw Pain After an Injury Needs Immediate Attention

Accidents happen. And if an accident causes an injury to your jaws or surrounding facial area, it could result in serious damage. Without prompt treatment, that damage could be Read More

While Usually Benign, Lichen Planus Lesions Should Still be Examined

If you’ve noticed a small sore in your mouth, it’s possible you have a non-contagious disease known as lichen planus. Although usually benign, it’s still a good idea to Read More

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