Understanding the Symptoms and Risk Factors of Gum Disease

Posted by on Mar 1, 2018 in Blog, dental care, dentistry | 0 comments

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 64.7 million American adults have some degree of gum disease, which is about 47.2 percent of the population. One of the biggest culprits for gum disease is plaque—a thick bacterial film that constantly forms on teeth and gums. When caught in its early stages, gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is reversible. Read on to learn more about the symptoms and...

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The Differences Between Cosmetic and General Dentistry

Posted by on Dec 7, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

While the general dentist performs regular teeth cleanings and root canals, fills cavities, and pulls and repairs teeth, the cosmetic dentist focuses on making the patient’s appearance and smile more aesthetically pleasing. Here are some of the main differences between general and cosmetic dentistry. Difference in Training The general dentist diagnoses and coordinates all the treatments required for the patient’s overall oral...

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The KoR Teeth Whitening Difference

Posted by on Oct 12, 2017 in Blog, dental care, dentist | 0 comments

Every day, dentists around the country see patients who are concerned that their smiles aren’t white enough. Feeling insecure about their smiles can make people less confident in other areas of their lives, including relationships and work. Added confidence is just one of the reasons to have teeth professionally whitened. KoR Whitening is a state-of-the-art technology that uses refrigerated gels and specialized application to achieve some...

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What’s the Difference Between Crowns and Fillings?

Posted by on Sep 21, 2017 in Blog, dentistry | 0 comments

Dentists have a variety of options when it comes to repairing a damaged tooth, including both crowns and fillings. Which of these common treatments is best for a given situation depends on the extent of the damage, the health status of the tooth, and other factors. Here’s what dental patients need to know about the differences between crowns and fillings. Fillings For teeth with minimal to moderate damage, fillings may be sufficient to...

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