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Overcoming Dental Care Obstacles in Children With Chronic Diseases

All children encounter sickness as they grow; thankfully most of these conditions are relatively mild and fade away in short order. But some children endure more serious, longer lasting Read More

Understanding the Signs and Symptoms of Tooth Decay and a Diseased Root Canal

Tooth decay can be relentless: left untreated it can work its way into a tooth’s inner core — the pulp chamber or better known as the root canal. Once Read More

Saving a Diseased Primary Tooth Could Benefit Future Oral Health

Dentists go to great lengths to save an adult permanent tooth. Even though restoration technology is incredibly advanced, none can completely replace the biological function of natural teeth. Treating Read More

How to Help Yourself Avoid Stained Teeth

There are many ways to brighten and whiten teeth if they become dull and stained; but if you know the causes of staining on teeth, you may be able Read More

When Someone You Care For Needs Tooth Replacement

Americans today can expect to have a longer lifespan than ever before. And, as our population ages, our concern is no longer just longevity… it becomes, in addition, the Read More

Warning: Chewing Tobacco IS Hazardous to Your Oral Health

Chewing tobacco has a certain cachet among its users, especially young boys and men, who believe using it makes them appear macho or “cool.” They also believe this “smokeless” Read More

Root Canal Treatment: A First-Timer's Guide

It’s often said that thereâ??s a first time for everything: Driving a car by yourself; getting your first “real” job; even… having a root canal? Now don’t get us wrong Read More

Root Planing Removes Dangerous Plaque and Tartar Your Tooth Brush Can't

While periodontal disease can take on a variety of forms, most are caused by a thin layer of bacterial plaque called biofilm. This layer of plaque will form every Read More

Taking the Stress Out of Childhood Dental Visits

Dentists have been saying for years that it helps to see children as early as possible — ideally, around the time they reach one year old. Just recently, an Read More

It Could be More Than a Tooth You're Losing

There’s more to tooth loss than you might think. Because teeth are part of a larger system that facilitates speaking, eating and digestion, a lost tooth could eventually affect Read More

Consider all the Cost Factors When Deciding on a Crown Restoration

A crown restoration is a fabricated replica of a natural tooth. The mechanics and methods to prepare the tooth and attach the new crown are standard procedures in dentistry. Read More

Quitting the Smoking Habit Could Vastly Improve Your Dental Health

Even after decades of health warnings, approximately 45 million Americans smoke cigarettes. Although three-quarters will attempt to quit at some time in their life, most won’t be successful because Read More

Reducing Your Risk of Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is not as uncommon as people think. In 2008 an estimated 34,000 cancers of the mouth and throat were diagnosed. In order to minimize your risk of Read More

Treating a 'Gummy' Smile Depends on its Cause

Something about your smile isn’t quite right. It’s too “gummy” — too much of the upper gum line is visible and it looks out of proportion to your teeth Read More

Top 5 Tips for Teething Tots

If your infant is extra cranky and seems to want to chew everything in sight, it's a good bet that the first tooth is on the way! For parents, Read More

Treating Loose Teeth and the Underlying Causes

Adult teeth aren’t meant to be loose — it’s a sign that something is wrong. And while there are treatments, time is of the essence before permanent tooth or Read More

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