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Home In on Good At-Home Dental Care

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When you want a healthy smile, brushing or flossing once in a while simply isn’t enough. In addition to regular professional check-ups, you need to take a few minutes each day at home to properly care for your teeth. Discover the best and easiest ways to take care of your teeth at home.

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Tooth Extraction – It’s Not as Bad as You Think

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The thought of pulling teeth usually makes people cringe, but tooth extraction is a simple, straightforward procedure that ends painful dental problems when a natural tooth is too damaged or decayed to be saved. The most common type of tooth extraction removes impacted wisdom teeth that may eventually cause pain and infection. It’s also wise to extract teeth that cause […]

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Brushing Tips to Ensure Great Oral Health

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If you want great dental health and improved well-being, maintaining good dental hygiene for kids and adults is imperative. Leaving large amounts of plaque on your teeth causes tooth decay, cavities, and periodontal disease. Recently, scientists have discovered that dental disease is linked to serious health conditions like cardiovascular disease and diabetes. You’re probably aware that you should be brushing […]

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Avoid Dental Nightmares – Know Your Emergency Routine

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Anyone who works in emergency dentistry will tell you that timing is the most critical factor in saving a tooth after an accident or injury. During a crisis, the fate of your tooth is partially in your hands. Emergencies can happen at any time, including nights and weekends when it’s more difficult to obtain help. However, as soon as the […]

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Diagnosing Wisdom Teeth Issues

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If you have been struggling with wisdom teeth pain or fear that your wisdom teeth may become a problem, talk to your dentist. Wisdom teeth removal is a common necessity—more than 85 percent of adults have to have their wisdom teeth removed at some point in their lives. They can cause problems for many people—infections, misalignment of teeth, and intense […]

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Braces for Adults – A Reason to Smile

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If you think braces for kids are great, wait until you see how today’s orthodontics can help adults look and feel their best. With advanced options, you can expect a less obvious and more comfortable treatment plan. If your smile isn’t as straight as you want it to be, consider scheduling a visit with an orthodontist to discuss discreet options […]

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The Cause and Effect of Gum Disease

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Gum disease affects 75 percent of the American adult population and is the leading cause of tooth loss in the country. It is estimated that more 47 percent of affected individuals are ages 30 to 65—gum disease and tooth loss aren’t just issues for the elderly. Daunting statistics like these don’t have to be the standard—gum disease is a highly […]

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9 Tips for Cavity Prevention

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Skipping a tooth brushing every now and then seems like no big deal— it’s not like your teeth are going to fall out. While it may be true that your teeth won’t fall out any time soon, skipping out on good dental care habits, like brushing twice daily, can increase your risk for disease and if you get really lazy […]

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