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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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Is Sugar Really so Bad for Your Teeth?

Posted by on Mar 26, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Growing up, kids are told that if they eat too much sugar, they get cavities. This isn’t a far stretch from the truth, as sugar consumption certainly plays a role in cavity formation, but sugar itself isn’t the cause of tooth decay. Understanding the science behind tooth decay can help people understand how to properly care for their teeth after eating or drinking sugar to best avoid cavities. Is Sugar the Real Cause of Tooth Decay? The...

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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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