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Should You Floss Dental Implants?

Like most of us, you have probably cringed after a dentist or hygienist has asked if you regularly floss. Flossing every day is an integral part of a healthy oral care routine so it makes sense why they would ask. For many people, flossing should be done on a daily basis in order to remove … Details

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What Are Dental Crowns Made From

Dental crowns can cover, protect, and restore a damaged tooth. Crowns are intended to function and feel just like your natural tooth. Depending on the type of material used, they can also look just like a natural tooth. You may wonder, what are dental crowns made from? Below you will find the various types of … Details

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Helping Your Teen Deal With Braces

Most teens are really excited about getting braces due to the amazing results. However, the process can be difficult for them due to the need to stay consistent with caring for their braces. Most braces treatment lasts one year or more, so it takes discipline on behalf of your teen to stay consistent and get … Details

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Benefits of Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry has helped many people achieve their desired dental aesthetic. There are a number of benefits to it beyond just the impact it has on your appearance. Depending on your unique goals there are a number of cosmetic dental treatments that can help improve your oral health and dental aesthetic. Benefits of Cosmetic Dentistry … Details

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Dental Crowns Types and Guide

Dental crowns are also referred to as “caps.” They are often a tooth-colored prosthetic that covers a damaged tooth. There are a variety of types of crowns that come in a number of different materials. Below you will find the most common dental crowns types and guide to help you determine which one is right … Details

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How Braces Straighten Your Teeth

Braces can address a variety of dental issues, including crowded teeth, crooked teeth, or a misaligned jaw. They are made up of brackets, wires, and bonding material. It is a common and highly effective treatment option. But, how do braces straighten your teeth? Below you will find why braces are effective and why they are … Details

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Tips for Caring for Your Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are an effective dental treatment that can address a variety of issues. Chipped, broken, discolored, or small teeth can all benefit from dental veneers. The treatment includes thin, tooth-colored shells that are attached to the front of your teeth. The treatment can drastically improve the look of your smile. One of the most … Details

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Is Tooth Extraction Oral Surgery?

While your dentist will likely try to keep your natural teeth intact for as long as possible, extraction is sometimes necessary for your dental and overall health. Tooth extraction often comes with some anxiety, but the procedure is relatively simple and very smooth. You may wonder, is tooth extraction oral surgery? Depending on the type … Details

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What to Do With a Broken Tooth?

Breaking your tooth can be really frightening, but it’s important to take certain steps to save your natural tooth. Acting quickly can ensure that your whole tooth can be saved. Sometimes this cannot happen due to the type and severity of the break, but you should follow certain steps regardless. You may wonder what to … Details

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Hardest Teeth Stains to Remove

People spend hundreds of dollars on over-the-counter teeth whitening treatments each year due to the benefits of a whiter smile. A white smile is often correlated with better oral health and can even increase one’s self-confidence. Because of the effects of natural aging and poor oral health habits, discoloration can occur. Even the foods you … Details