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Why We Recommend Dental Implants.

For many years, I’ve been a proponent of dental implants. Not only have I completed advanced training in this area of dentistry, I have been a long-time member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), achieving Associate Fellowship status … Continue reading

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A Custom-Made Mouth Guard Can Prevent Costly Damage

With football season upon us, the growing concern about concussions has been a hot topic on the airwaves. However, while head injuries are a risk of this rigorous sport, any contact sport can lead to injuries of the head. Although … Continue reading

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Many Advantages For Adults Who Straighten Teeth

When I discuss cosmetic dentistry with patients who wish to improve the appearance of their smiles, our conversation doesn’t just focus on creating a smile of white, pretty teeth. We discuss the importance of the shape, size, and position of … Continue reading

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Signs & Symptoms Of An Abscess Or Other Dental Infection

Tooth aches can occur because of a number of issues. A cavity, gum inflammation, gum recession, or an infection in the tooth — all can cause an ache. Some tooth aches can be severe. These occur when an infection is … Continue reading

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How You Care For Your Smile Can Save You Money!

As most families try to fund the added expenses for summer getaways or fun outings, having this time precious together can also pose a strain on some budgets. To save up for these well-deserved indulgences, many people look at their … Continue reading

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April Is National Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Although we like to emphasize the importance of annual screenings for oral cancer, April provides an opportunity to stress the need through a month long, national campaign. Begin by visiting the American Dental Association’s (ADA) consumer updates on oral cancer … Continue reading

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Healthy Mouth = Healthy Body

Could having good ORAL health give you a ‘leg up’ on having better OVERALL health? I’d like to share some findings that reinforce the need to maintain a healthy mouth. First, allow me to explain why your oral health is … Continue reading

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‘Rocky’ Dentures? Here’s Why.

Denture wearers typically experience the same thing at one time or another. They notice their once-snug denture doesn’t fit quite as well. This may first be evident while eating, which tends to prompt more frequent application of denture adhesive. When … Continue reading

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Headaches? Chipped Or Worn Teeth? Bite Alignment Is The Likely Culprit.

It’s amazing how even minor disparities can have a significant impact. For example, when sitting at a wobbly table in a restaurant, using just a sugar packet under one leg can solve the problem. Or, simple filing to the rough … Continue reading

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Have Arthritis? Take Excellent Care Of Your Gums.

While most people see only their top, front teeth while brushing or getting ready for the day, dental professionals have a more intricate view of an individual’s mouth. I have a close-up view of teeth and gum tissues and training … Continue reading

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Straighten Teeth Without Wires & Brackets

For those who desire an appealing, healthy smile, many adults are choosing to straighten the natural teeth they have rather than alter them through cosmetic dentistry. There are a number of reasons this is advantageous. In some cases, it is … Continue reading

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Increase Of Oral Health Challenges As We Age

Getting older has many benefits. As adults age, they typically grow more confident and place more value on the true meaningful aspects of life. The pressures of raising children are behind them and they are able to indulge in pleasures … Continue reading

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April Is National Oral Cancer Awareness Month

The word “cancer” on its own is scary. While celebrities have boosted awareness of a number of cancers, Oral Cancer hasn’t received much-needed publicity. Yet, Oral Cancer has some alarming statistics. We are taking this April as an opportunity to … Continue reading

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Crooked Teeth? Invisalign To The Rescue!

Over one fourth of people who are in braces to straighten teeth are adults. However, unlike adolescents and teens who proudly draw attention to their braces with colored bands, most adults feel a bit more awkward. Having wires and brackets … Continue reading

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Missing Natural Teeth? Halt A Shrinking Jaw Bone With Dental Implants.

If you wear dentures or partials, the replacement teeth that are visible when you smile may look fine. However, it’s what you can’t see that is the source of most problems for denture and partial wearers. When natural teeth are … Continue reading

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