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  • Is Sedation Dentistry Safe?

    Sedation dentistry is for people who experience moderate to severe dental anxiety to the point that it prevents them from receiving the care they need from their dentist. During a typical sedation dentistry appointment, you’ll be given an anti-anxiety medication upon your arrival, which will help you relax during your procedure. However, there are different levels and […]

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    Kick Tobacco and Save Your Smile

    Most of us know that smoking can increase our risk for heart disease, stroke, and many types of cancers. In fact, smoking is the number one preventable cause of death in the United States, which is more than drug overdoses, car accidents, and firearm incidents combined [1]. Smoking is also harmful to your smile and can lead […]

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    What Exactly Are Dental Veneers, and Are You a Good Candidate?

    Dental veneers are thin layers of material made to look like your natural teeth. Veneers cover your normal teeth and provide an aesthetic improvement for a variety of cosmetic concerns. Typically made of porcelain ceramic, but sometimes composite resin, dental veneers are strong, stain-resistant, and are permanently bonded to your teeth. You can still eat, drink, smile, […]

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    When Is Gold Used in Dentistry?

    Gold is a softer metal that has been used for centuries in dentistry from everything from a denture base to dental crowns dating back thousands of years [1]. Today, gold is still used to restore damaged teeth in some instances, and offers advantages that other filling materials can’t. When is gold used in dentistry, and why would […]

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    Top 3 Causes of Oral Cancer

    Hundreds of thousands of people are diagnosed with oral cancer worldwide every year. Oral cancer includes cancers of the cheeks, lips, tongue, and throat. Like many other types of cancer, oral cancers are influenced by a variety of factors, including age, gender, and genetics. However, there are some risk factors that you can control when […]

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    How Long Will Your Toddler’s Teething Pain Last?

    Teething can be a trying time for both toddlers and parents. Babies begin to get their first tooth anywhere from four to seven months old, but teeth could begin to appear anywhere from two months to one year of age. In addition to having a fussy baby during the teething process, it can be difficult to […]

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    What Happens When You Ignore Cavities?

    Ignoring a cavity is never a good idea. Cavities progress in stages, and if caught early, a cavity may not even need a filling. However, the problem with tooth decay is that it’s generally not painful until the cavity grows large enough to involve the inner nerves of the teeth [1]. What this means is […]

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    Signs and Symptoms of Teething You May (and May Not) Notice

    Your baby is born with all their primary teeth already in their jaw. In rare cases, a child will be born with one or more visible teeth, but for the majority of parents, they won’t see their children’s teeth begin to come in until around the age of six months. Every baby is different and […]

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    Gingivitis: Top Causes and How to Treat It

    Gingivitis is an oral health condition that causes gum inflammation. Gingivitis marks the beginning stages of gum disease and causes your gum tissue to appear red and puffy, when healthy gum tissue should be firm and pink. Although gingivitis isn’t technically gum disease, it can lead to full-blown gum disease if left untreated. Here are […]

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    How to Identify the Cause of Your Bruxism

    Bruxism, the medical term for teeth grinding, is a health condition in which a person consciously or unconsciously grinds their teeth together. Bruxism typically happens during sleep, and people who grind their teeth are largely unaware that they have this damaging habit. But what exactly causes bruxism? Here are the top causes of teeth grinding […]

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