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Five Facts About Tooth-Colored Fillings

For decades, dental amalgam — the common “silver” fillings found in the mouths of millions — was the best option for restoring teeth after the removal of decay. This Read More

Seeking Relief From Burning Mouth Syndrome

There are some people, particularly women around the age of menopause, who experience an uncomfortable burning and dry sensation in their mouths most of the time. The exact cause Read More

How Do We Make Your Dental Implants Look So Good?

A dental implant as a permanent replacement for a missing tooth can match or even look better than your original tooth. How this happens takes knowledge, skill, experience, and Read More

Take Care of Your Gums and They Will Take Care of You

If your gums appear reddish, puffy and bleed easily — especially at the margins where they meet your teeth — instead of their normal pink, you have gingivitis (“gingiva” Read More

Frequently Asked Questions About Tooth-Colored Fillings

Are tooth-colored fillings safer than silver fillings? No. Both are considered safe based on the most reliable and up-to-date scientific evidence. Still, tooth-colored fillings do have some definite advantages. Not Read More

Planning and Prevention Help Keep Treatment Costs Within Your Budget

Advancements in dentistry have created an abundant source of treatments for restoring health and vitality to diseased teeth and gums. Unfortunately, not all of these treatment options may be Read More

Be Sure Your Dentist Knows You're Undergoing Aspirin Therapy

Acetylsalicylic acid (ASA), better known as aspirin, is an effective pain reliever and fever reducer. More recently, its anti-inflammatory properties have become part of the management of cardiovascular disease. Read More

What is Pediatric Conscious Sedation?

In dentistry (as well as other branches of medicine) pediatric conscious sedation is becoming more widespread than ever — but some people aren’t yet familiar with this beneficial therapy. Read More

Cosmetic Gum Surgery Can Enhance a Smile

It's not just your teeth that are on display when you smile; it's also your gums. For a smile to look appealing, there needs to be a frame of Read More

Dental Implant Maintenance: 5 Facts You Should Know

If you've recently had a dental implant placed, congratulations! You have made a good investment in your smile that should last for a lifetime — if you take proper Read More

Treating Bite Problems Early Could Make Later Treatment Easier or Unnecessary

When most people think of orthodontic treatment, they may think of braces worn during the teenage years. But there are some types of malocclusions (bad bites) that may benefit Read More

Five Reasons to Whiten your Teeth

Nothing conveys confidence quite like a bright, white smile. Unfortunately, not all smiles are created equal. And, some smiles are much whiter than others. Whether your teeth have become Read More

Removing Bacterial Coating With a Tongue Scraper can Reduce Bad Breath

Although usually not considered a serious health condition, bad breath is nonetheless one of the most embarrassing conditions related to the mouth. Although some serious systemic diseases may result Read More

Know What to do to Ease Your Child Out of the Thumb Sucking Habit

Thumb or finger sucking is a normal activity for babies and young children — they begin the habit while still in the womb and may continue it well into Read More

Top Five Ways to Preserve Your Teeth for Life

You may have heard the expression: “If you just ignore your teeth, they will go away.” That may be true — but by practicing good oral hygiene, more and Read More

Bonding: A Good Choice for Repairing Damaged or Chipped Teeth in Youngsters

Imagine this: your active, adventurous child — or adolescent — loves high-risk contact sports like hockey or football, and while playing breaks a front tooth. After an emergency trip Read More

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