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Dental Sealants for Kids: What You Need to Know

Apr 30, 2021

Many dentists suggest dental sealants for kids and for a good reason. There are proven benefits of sealants, including better oral health and less time missed at school for dental appointments like those for fillings. Even recommended by the CDC, these sealants can have a positive impact for many years. To Answer Your Questions *As […]

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7 Common Root Canal Myths (and Why They’re Wrong)

Apr 15, 2021

There are many root canal myths, and they sometimes prevent patients from getting proper dental care by causing anxiety about the procedure. Let’s address some of these myths so you can rest easier that the root canal you need is just a standard, routine procedure to help save your natural tooth. #1: They Are Painful […]

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Bleeding After Wisdom Tooth Removal: What’s Normal?

Apr 15, 2021

Bleeding after wisdom tooth removal is usually nothing to worry about. However, it’s important to know what is normal bleeding and what might indicate a problem. In this article, you’ll learn what to expect when it comes to bleeding after wisdom tooth removal. After Your Procedure Bleeding after wisdom tooth removal is normal right after […]

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Ceramic Braces Vs. Metal Braces: What’s Best For Your Smile?

Mar 30, 2021

Braces are an easy and reliable way to straighten teeth and improve your smile. There are different types of braces to choose from, too. The traditional metal braces and ceramic brackets are usually the top choices. So which one is better for your smile? Below, we’ll help you choose between ceramic braces vs. metal braces. […]

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Root Canal Vs. Extraction: What’s Best For My Mouth?

Mar 15, 2021

Root canals and tooth extractions are both very common. While both of these procedures sound scary, they are easy to perform and can improve dental health. But which treatment is right for you? In this article, we will walk through the differences between a root canal vs. extraction. What is a Root Canal? When a […]

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Do You Need a TMJ Mouthguard?

Feb 28, 2021

TMJ disorders can be a pain- literally. However, there are a few simple solutions that can help you find relief. For instance, a simple TMJ mouthguard can help reposition your jaw for instant relief. Is this device right for you? Learn more in the article below. What Are TMJ Disorders? The TMJ is a strong […]

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Keeping Your Teeth Straight After Invisalign

Feb 15, 2021

Invisalign aligners can help you get the smile of your dreams. But will that smile last after your treatment is over? It depends. Patients need to take proper care of their teeth after Invisalign to maintain their progress. In this article, we’ll give you our top care tips for life after Invisalign. Wear a Retainer […]

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Can Cavities Cause Headaches?

Jan 30, 2021

Tooth decay can cause all sorts of dental issues. However, decay can also affect areas outside of the mouth. For instance, tooth decay can sometimes lead to intense, chronic headaches. But how can cavities cause headaches- and how can you find relief? Read on to get the answers. Can Cavities Cause Headaches? How can cavities […]

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Can Tooth Decay Be Reversed?

Jan 15, 2021

Tooth decay is a common problem. However, it is still a scary diagnosis for many patients. What causes the decay? Can tooth decay be reversed? Which treatments are available? Read on to get the facts on your tooth decay- and what to do next. What is Tooth Decay? Tooth decay is when a part of […]

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Is Invisalign Teen Right For Your Child?

Dec 30, 2020

We all know that the teenage years can be awkward. However, teens with dental issues struggle in unique ways. Gapped or crooked teeth can make your child afraid to speak to others. They can even make them afraid to smile. Invisalign makes unique clear aligners just for teens. Read on to learn if this treatment […]

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