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Smile Restoration: Crowns Vs. Implants

Posted by on Aug 7, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Tooth decay and gum disease can cause noticeable damage to teeth, sometimes causing them to need to be removed. But missing or damaged teeth don’t have to ruin a smile. Fortunately, crowns and dental implants are great options for restoring smiles—and the confidence that comes along with them! All About Crowns Dental crowns work well where there is still an existing tooth. Instead of replacing an old, damaged tooth, a crown covers it like...

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Plaque Vs. Tartar: What’s the Difference, and Why it Matters

Posted by on Jun 20, 2018 in Blog, dental care | 0 comments

Plaque is the bacterial film that naturally accumulates on the surface of teeth, especially around the gumline. When this sticky substance is not removed with regular brushing and flossing, it hardens into a buildup known as tartar. Both plaque and tartar can lead to serious dental issues that can be avoided with proper dental hygiene and regular checkups. How Is Plaque Created? After eating, the sugars in foods and beverages combine with...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Invisalign Care

Posted by on May 25, 2018 in Blog, dental care, dentistry | 0 comments

Patients beginning Invisalign treatment are well on their way to a beautiful, straighter smile. Invisalign straightens teeth without the metallic look of braces, but just because they’re invisible on the teeth doesn’t mean they’re completely maintenance-free. Failing to care for the aligners can result in discoloration and a buildup of bacteria, which can lead to oral hygiene issues. Putting in just a few minutes a day to care for the...

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Reclaim Your Smile With These Teeth Replacement Options

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Blog, dentistry | 0 comments

People lose teeth for a number of different reasons, such as tooth decay, gum disease, age, or underlying medical conditions like diabetes or rheumatoid arthritis. Patients with missing teeth often lack the confidence they had with a full smile. But there are ways to replace or rehabilitate missing teeth, so patients can regain the confidence that comes with a full, beautiful smile. Dental Implants Dental implants are surgically placed into...

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