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What is gingivitis, and how can I treat it?

Gingivitis is an early stage of gum disease that results when bacteria in your mouth cause inflammation in your gums. This is a common condition, and you can treat it Read More

Late Thumb-Sucking Could Cause Bite Problems

Of the many concerns pediatric healthcare providers hear from parents, thumb-sucking is definitely on the short list. Such a worry isn't totally unwarranted—persistent thumb-sucking could influence poor bite formation. But Read More

3 Ways Aging Could Dim Your Smile and What To Do About It

Know how to get the better of an age-guesser at the carnival? Smile! A recent study found that people tend to underestimate a person's age if they're smiling. If true, Read More

Make this the Year You Stop Smoking

It’s a new year, and it couldn’t come fast enough for many of us! Let’s do our part to make this a better year in every way—and you can start Read More

5 Tips For Keeping Your Tooth Enamel Healthy

You know what people say: "Protect your tooth enamel, and it will protect your teeth." Then again, maybe you've never heard anyone say that—but it's still true. Super strong Read More

Things You Probably Didn’t Know About New Year's Eve

It’s no secret that New Year’s Eve is one of the most widely celebrated holidays in the world. the doctor and our team love it too. It’s a fresh start, Read More

A Minor Procedure Could Help an Infant With This Nursing Problem

Newborns come into the world eager and ready to partake of their mother's milk. But an anatomical quirk with some infants could make breastfeeding more difficult for them. The structure Read More

Sealants Can Prevent Childhood Cavities Now and a Bite Problem Later

Even with dedicated daily home care and regular dental cleanings, some children still have problems with cavities. And, that could morph into an even more serious problem in the Read More

Socket Preservation

Dental implants are a marvel! They look just like your natural teeth, and, even better, they function just like your natural teeth. So, when you’re planning on a dental implant Read More

Your Dentist May Be Able To Provide You With a Sleep Apnea Solution

Morning tiredness, brain fog and snoring are just some of the indicators of a medical condition known as sleep apnea. And, it's worse than waking up on the wrong Read More

What do I do if I fall and loosen my teeth?

Although teeth are strong enough to tear through food, they are also fragile. An accident such as a fall may loosen teeth or knock a tooth out entirely. When a Read More

4 Things You Can Do to Foster Better Oral Health for a Person With Disabilities

According to the World Health Organization, more than 1 billion people around the world have a disability. That's one in eight individuals of all ages who may need assistance Read More

‘Tis the Season—for Healthy Dental Choices!

It might be the most wonderful time of the year, but if you’re dashing through the snow to an emergency dental appointment, you’re not feeling very jolly. And post-holiday, no Read More

Veneers May Not Be a Good Option for a Teenager

People love dental veneers—those thin, porcelain shells bonded to teeth to mask stains and blemishes. For a relatively modest price, they can vastly improve a smile. But what if it's Read More

Do You Have Enough Supporting Bone for an Implant?

Upgrades can be exciting—moving on to a larger house, the latest smartphone, or maybe a new car. And, the same can apply with tooth replacements: Maybe you're ready now Read More

Dental Infections

the doctor and our team at Craig S. Karriker, DMD, PA will tell you that dental infections can be very serious; sometimes, they develop into a life-threatening situation. Cavities are Read More

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