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The Effects of Oral Health on Overall Health

April 25, 2023 6:40 pm Published by

Taking care of your teeth and gums by brushing and flossing helps you avoid oral health problems. But did you also know that taking care of your teeth and gums doesn’t just help you avoid tooth decay and gum disease? It also helps you avoid poor effects on your overall health! Read our blog post for details.

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The Importance of Mouthguards for Kids & Adults

March 9, 2023 8:10 pm Published by

Do you or your kids play sports? Sports are a great way to stay active, form a community, and improve your health. There are risks, especially to your smile. Check out our blog post to see why mouthguards are so important for both kids and adults.

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How Do I Know When to Get My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

February 17, 2023 8:52 pm Published by

Located at the very back of the mouth, wisdom teeth are the last teeth to grow. Though last to grow in, they are often the first and only teeth that we recommend for removal. Check out our blog post for five signs that let you know it is time to get your wisdom teeth removed.

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What Is Most Effective for Teeth Whitening?

January 17, 2023 8:56 pm Published by

There are a variety of reasons why your teeth may look shades below white. The good news is modern technology has fostered an array of options for a brighter smile. Read our blog post for a look at the most effective teeth-whitening methods to consider.

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Is Fluoride Safe to Use?

December 19, 2022 9:08 pm Published by

There is an ongoing debate on whether or not fluoride is safe for your teeth. Check out our blog post to learn about fluoride, it's benefits and different applications in dentistry.

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When Should I Use Sedation at the Dentist?

November 22, 2022 5:48 pm Published by

Dental sedation has been used safely for many years. It helps patients relax, sit still for long procedures, and get the dental care they need to stay healthy. Take a look at our blog post to find out when you should get sedation dentistry.

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Signs That Show I May Need Root Canal Therapy

October 24, 2022 7:03 pm Published by

There are many reasons why you might have a toothache. So how do you know it’s time to go to your dentist? It turns out a toothache is just one of the many signs of an infected root, which requires root canal therapy to heal. Take a look at our blog post for some of the most common signs of a root infection.

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5 Tips for Overcoming Dental Fear

September 15, 2022 8:18 pm Published by

Many people struggle with dental anxiety. Maybe you’ve had a bad experience in the past or have trouble sitting still for a long time. Whatever the reason, dental fear can make it harder to keep up with regular appointments. Read our blog post for five tips on overcoming dental fear and anxiety.

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Teeth-Friendly Summer Snacks

July 18, 2022 9:22 pm Published by

Looking for tasty, tooth-friendly snacks to munch on this summer? We have you covered! Read our blog post for a few ideas for summer snacks that are both great for your oral health and overall health.