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Getting Dentures: When Do You Need Them and Why?

Depending on the nature of your dental concern and goals, you might need to get partial or full dentures. How do you know if you need […]
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Is Soda Bad for Your Teeth?

  Because of the high sugar level, we already know there are connections between soda and diseases like diabetes and obesity, but it is negatively impacting […]
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Recipe for Dental Recovery (and Good Health!): Tasty Broccoli

Not only is steamed/cooked broccoli easy to chew for those who are recovering from a procedure, but broccoli is also excellent for your teeth!  Enjoy this tasty way to […]
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The Effects of Cigarettes on Your Teeth

  Cigarettes are known to cause a multitude of health issues, including oral health issues. This makes sense; between the toxins in the cigarettes and the […]
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Bleeding Gums: What to Do?

  Yikes! You found that your gums are bleeding. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention states that 47.2% of adults over the age of 30 […]
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Consultations with Your Cosmetic Dentist- What to Expect

You might be thinking to yourself, “I know I want to give my smile a makeover, but I am not sure what it will take to […]
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Getting a Tooth Crown: What’s it Like?

  Crowns are placed over a tooth in order to restore shape, size and overall appearance. Most often they are used because the tooth is damaged […]
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Should I Choose Invisalign Braces over Regular Braces?

You may be looking in the mirror and wishing you had straight teeth. You miss the smile you used to have. The good news is there […]
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What Chewing Tobacco Does to Your Teeth

Chew, spit tobacco, chewing tobacco, chaw, dip,  and plug. These all refer to the same thing- smokeless tobacco. And, just because it’s smokeless doesn’t mean it’s […]
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Why Do I have Sensitive Teeth?

Your teeth will become sensitive because of fluid moving around in the dentin (the tissues under the hard enamel) which then results in your nerves being […]