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Preventing Dental Disease Starts with Assessing Your Unique Risk

Over the last century dentistry has acquired the knowledge, techniques and treatments to prevent or minimize tooth decay. With this enhanced knowledge we’ve amassed a wealth of data about Read More

Clicking Jaw: When Should You Be Concerned?

Have you noticed a clicking, popping, or grating sound when you open or close your jaw? As many as 36 million U.S. adults experience this phenomenon in one or Read More

Is Traditional Flossing too Difficult? Consider Water Flossing

A critical part of effective, daily oral hygiene, flossing removes bacterial plaque from between teeth that can’t be accessed with brushing. Unfortunately, it’s often neglected — string flossing requires Read More

'Prepless' Veneers can Transform Your Smile Without Altering Your Teeth

Porcelain veneers represent one of the best values in cosmetic dentistry, capable of radically changing a person’s smile with little tooth surface preparation. Still, the small amount of tooth Read More

Consider These Tips to Reduce Your Dental Visit Anxiety

Although we’ve made great strides over the last century making dental visits more pleasant and comfortable, many people still feel a little apprehension about them at one time or Read More

Answers to Expectant Mothers' Frequent Questions

Pregnancy is an exciting time in a woman’s life — but it can also generate a lot of questions about both the mother’s and the baby’s health. The realm Read More

Who Needs a Mouthguard?

What is a mouthguard? A mouthguard or mouth protector is a protective appliance that covers the teeth and gums to prevent or reduce injury to the teeth, gums, jaws, Read More

Smile Makeovers — Planning For Your Wedding

Of major importance in all wedding day plans is to ensure that you have your special day captured on film. And it is that fact that influences most brides Read More

Replacing a Back Tooth May Help You Avoid Future Dental Problems

Considering the costs, many people view replacing a back tooth as less important than a more visible front tooth. They’re rarely seen, so who will notice? You might, eventually. A Read More

Sleep Apnea and Behavioral Problems in Children: How Your Dentist Can Help

We all know how much better we feel after a good night’s sleep: refreshed, energized and ready to handle — even excel at — our day-to-day responsibilities. Yet millions Read More

Fast Food Chains Take One Small Step for Kids' Teeth

Eaten in a fast food restaurant lately? If so, maybe you’ve noticed some changes in the big, colorful signs behind the counters. Many have begun promoting a few “healthier” Read More

Prevention is the Key in the Fight Against Periodontal Disease

Billions of bacteria live in each of our mouths, sharing a common environment with teeth and soft tissues. Most of the time, they coexist in symbiotic balance. But sometimes Read More

More Pros Are Using Mouthguards...So Should You!

When he isn’t among the ten players vying for position on the basketball court, Cole Aldrich of the New York Knicks sometimes lets his dangle behind one ear. Mason Read More

Certain Factors May Raise Your Risk and the Intensity of Gum Disease

Periodontal (gum) disease is mainly caused by bacterial plaque built up on tooth surfaces due to ineffective oral hygiene. For most cases, treatment that includes plaque and calculus (tartar Read More

Air Abrasion Offers a More Pleasant Dental Office Experience than Drills

For years preparing teeth for fillings or other restorations has required the use of a drill. Although quite effective in removing decayed structure and preparing the tooth for bonding, Read More

Bonding with Composite Resins Ideal for Restoring Chipped Teeth

Accidents can happen to your mouth, especially if you have an active lifestyle. For example, a sudden blow to the jaw while playing sports or exercising could result in Read More

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