Monthly Archives: November 2011

Straighten Up A Smile For Oral Health & Great Looks!

We make Invisalign available in our practice as an option to straighten teeth as an alternative to traditional braces for excellent reasons. Because straight teeth are easier to keep clean than crowded or misaligned teeth, they tend to be healthier … Continue reading

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What Is A Root Canal & When It’s Required

Have you ever heard someone use the phrase, “I’d rather have a root canal than …”? Perhaps, root canals of yesteryear were dreadful procedures deserving of their reputation. However, most modern root canals are no more involved than having a … Continue reading

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Oral Health Tips for Diabetic Adults

Nearly 8% of the American population have diabetes with 1.6 million new cases diagnosed yearly for ages 20 and over. Diabetics may have problems with the eyes, kidneys, heart and nerves as well as lower resistance to infection and a … Continue reading

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Dental Implants Have A Long, Interesting History

For those who are considering dental implants for tooth replacement, versus dentures or partials, for instance, they may be surprised that modern dental implants have been around for decades. And, even more interesting, primitive forms of dental implants have been … Continue reading

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When The Ringing In Your Ears Isn’t From Jingle Bells …

Tinnitus involves hearing sound when no external sound is present. While a number of health conditions can cause or worsen tinnitus, in many cases, an exact cause is never found. Tinnitus can be the result of age-related hearing loss, over-exposure … Continue reading

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Floss Like A Pro!

People who floss their teeth on a regular basis seem to perform the task effortlessly, often without looking in a mirror or feeling they’ll lose fingers from lack of circulation! With the right technique and a few practice rounds, we … Continue reading

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Smokers – What It’s Doing To Your Mouth

Many smokers are unaware of the numerous oral health issues when it comes to tobacco use. For example, research shows that smokers lose more teeth than nonsmokers. According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, while only about 20% … Continue reading

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Replacing Unseen Back Teeth Is Important!

If you lose a back tooth, why replace it since the tooth isn’t visible? Your teeth are arranged in a carefully balanced configuration to provide proper support and stability. Losing a tooth can start a vicious cycle of ongoing oral … Continue reading

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