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Your Intro to Dental Implants

Dental implants are the latest & greatest in dental technology that allows dentist to replace missing teeth permanently. You may know that implants can replace teeth & are used in complete…


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5 Tips for Being a Better Dental Patient

Like any relationship in life, having good communication with your dentist is the key to success. The five tips listed below are intended to help you improve your oral health by communicating better…


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Teeth Cleanings Are About More Than Clean Teeth!

When most of a us thinking of a teeth cleaning appointment, we think of polishing & maybe a little scraping. But the truth is that teeth cleaning appointments are about so much more than clean,…


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What’s the Difference Between DDS & DMD?

As dentists we know we sometimes speak a slightly different, more clinical, language than our patients. We try not to be mysterious, but sometimes what’s common knowledge to us could be confusing to…


an ounce of preventive dentistry

See the Dentist More Often & You'll Save Money!

What if we told you the more often you see your dentist, the less you'll spend on dentistry? We know it sounds like a contradiction, but that is the power of preventive dentistry. We recommend that…


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Protecting Kids' Teeth During Sports

Wearing a mouth guard during sports activities is one of the best ways to avoid injuries to your child's teeth & an emergency visit to the dentist. Mouth guards, which are made from a plastic or…


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Yes, Flossing Really Is That Important & Here's Why

As dental professionals we often feel like a broken record (or a scratched CD, depending on your generation) telling patients that they need to floss more. We don't mean to be nags, we just want you…


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How What You Eat Affects Your Teeth

When most of us think of the affect of food on our teeth, we probably think of the age-old wisdom that sugar causes tooth decay. And while sugar is a notorious culprit, there are many other ways that…


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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Dental Health?

Test your knowledge of dentistry & your dental health! Take the quiz & see the answer key at the bottom to see how well you did. When should you floss? Before you brush your teeth. After…


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The Facts of Gum Disease

Everyone knows about cavities & how they affect your teeth and your oral health, but you never hear very much about gum disease. What is gum disease? How can you protect your gums and teeth from…