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Mouthguards Reduce Risk of Concussion as well as Dental Injuries

Since boxers first began using them a century ago, athletic mouthguards are now standard safety equipment for most contact sports. Without them, dental injuries would skyrocket. But a recent study Read More

Dental Implants and Diabetes

Today, dental implants are an increasingly popular option for replacing lost teeth — an issue faced by many older Americans. It’s not hard to see why these high-tech prosthetic Read More

Assessing Your Risk for Severe Gum Disease

We’re all susceptible to gum disease when we fail to practice effective daily brushing and flossing. But you may have a greater risk of gum disease (and more severe Read More

Sealants Provide a Little Extra Protection for Children at High Risk for Decay

Taking care of your child’s teeth is a high priority, not only for their health now but for the future too. And that means dealing with their teeth’s most Read More

Dental Amalgam Continues to be a Durable and Safe Tooth Filling

Recently, a number of new filling materials that mimic tooth color have come into popular use and, so far, have proven more durable than past versions. Even so, the Read More

Dental Offices Uphold the Highest Standards for Infection Control

In our constant battle against infectious disease, the “enemy” is often too close for comfort: hospitals and other medical facilities must be ever vigilant against opportunistic infections their patients Read More

Three Considerations for Working with Your Dentist on Your Smile Makeover

Cosmetic and restorative dentistry is filled with a varied array of procedures, materials and techniques that can address any shortcoming with your smile. Whatever your condition, there’s a means Read More

3 Tips for Denture Care to Help Them Last and Keep Your Mouth Healthy

For people with edentulism (total loss of teeth), removable dentures is a viable option for regaining both lost function and an attractive appearance. From the moment they begin wearing Read More

Crowns Could be the 'Smile' Solution for Some Unattractive Teeth

While dental implants have become the most popular restoration among both dentists and patients, it’s primarily a tooth replacement — either for a missing tooth or a tooth beyond repair Read More

5 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Risk for Tooth Decay

Among our most common diseases, tooth decay can be a big problem at any age: in the U.S., one in four children 5 and under has some form of Read More

Crown Differences Could Ultimately Affect Your Cost

Crowns are a mainstay of cosmetic dentistry used to improve your smile’s appearance in a variety of situations. Not all crowns are alike, though — and the differences could Read More

Simple or Surgical? Choosing the Right Kind of Tooth Extraction

There are instances when a general dentist will remove (extract) a problem tooth. At other times, though, the same dentist may refer a patient needing an extraction to an Read More

3 Questions to Answer Before Your Smile Makeover

Transforming your smile can be a huge undertaking. And while we have the technical skills, experience and understanding of aesthetics to perform a smile makeover, your input is just Read More

You May Need Surgery to Repair the Damage of Gum Recession

Gum recession is an all too common problem for millions of people that if left untreated could lead to tooth and bone loss. But the good news is not Read More

Diabetics with Gum Disease Benefit from Coordinating Treatment for Both

If you have periodontal (gum) disease, you probably already know you’re in danger of eventual tooth and bone loss if the infection isn’t brought under control. But if you Read More

Tooth-Colored Fillings Provide a Viable Alternative to Dental Amalgam

For over a hundred years dental amalgam — a combination of silver, mercury, tin and other metals — has been an effective filling material for teeth damaged by decay. Read More

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