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Fast, Inexpensive Ways To Perk Up Your Smile

It could be an upcoming class reunion. Or, perhaps you’re a member of a wedding party. It may even be finding yourself back in the dating arena. Maybe even a milestone birthday. There are many reasons to want your smile … Continue reading

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Advantages Of Straight Teeth

When you go to a restaurant and the table rocks, it’s maddening! Like me, you probably try to wedge a napkin or packet of sugar under the shorter leg to adjust it. But, imagine your teeth being out of alignment. … Continue reading

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Many Ways To Have A More Beautiful Smile

Not only does an attractive smile complement your facial appearance in a flattering way, research has shown it provides a number of benefits that go far beyond appearance. An appealing smile sends a positive message to others. It projects an … Continue reading

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Affordable Ways To Improve A Smile’s Appearance

Keeping teeth clean and cavity free as well as preventing periodontal (gum) disease are necessary steps to good health. Your overall health has proven to be intricately connected to your oral health. While a healthy mouth is a must, the … Continue reading

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Cosmetic Dentistry – Bonding Or Veneers?

Considering a smile makeover? Changing the shape or color of teeth can be done several ways. Porcelain veneers and bonding are primarily the options available. Both procedures can change the appearance of a smile in just one or two visits. … Continue reading

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Why A Properly-Aligned Bite Is Important

For some folks, if their smile looks attractive and nothing hurts, they think their oral health is fine. Yet, a bite that is not aligned properly can cause many problems, such as: • Headaches – When the upper teeth and … Continue reading

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Crown Lengthening – What It Is & Why It’s Done

Crown lengthening, also known as a ‘gum lift,’ is primarily a cosmetic dental procedure that enhances the appearance of your smile by exposing more of the tooth. When the gum line is uneven, crown lengthening can also recontour the gum … Continue reading

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When Cold Drinks Give Teeth Painful Jolts!

Gum recession is often caused by rigorous tooth brushing, which can expose the dentin in the neck of the tooth. However, there are also other causes to gum recession. Teeth have a protective coating of enamel that covers a porous … Continue reading

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Make A Change You’ll Truly Notice!

Ask any Personal Trainer. They’re busy as bees in January. In April, however, things have slowed down. By June, they’ve dropped off significantly. Resolutions to improve our appearance by working out requires a major commitment of hard work and time. … Continue reading

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A Cracked Tooth?

A cracked tooth can occur from a variety of causes, such as: • Grinding or clenching • Uneven chewing pressure • An accident, such as a blow to the mouth • Tooth exposure to extreme hot or cold • Chewing … Continue reading

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Add This To Your 2012 Resolutions!

“I resolve to protect my teeth and gum health!” This is an important resolution to add to your list for the coming year! Why? Research  shows that your oral health has an impact on your overall health. The bacteria of … Continue reading

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Look Years Younger With Your Smile!

Modern dentistry offers techniques, technology and materials that can create a flattering, more-youthful smile.  The following descriptions explain some of the options available. • Porcelain Veneers – Because the top, front teeth are prominent in a smile, porcelain veneers are … Continue reading

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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 A Dental Laser Can Do For You

In our office, we use the Odyssey Diode Dental Laser. This laser allows for precision therapy of oral tissue, including gum recontouring, bacteria removal, uncovering implants, repair of oral ulcers, and other oral tissue related procedures. It is also able … Continue reading

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Not All Crowns Are Created Equal

We occasionally get calls from people asking, “How much do you charge for a crown?” This is similar to calling a shoe store and asking, “How much are a pair of shoes?” Like shoes, this question is too complicated to … Continue reading

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