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Thinking about Getting Invisalign®? Your Questions Answered!

There are many reasons that over 4 million patients have used the Invisalign® system to straighten their teeth. First of all, they’re virtually invisible, which means no one will even know you’re wearing them. (This is a huge perk for teens and adults alike!) Also, the system works quickly—meaning you can get your confidence-boosting smile […]

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Want to Keep Your Teeth White? Be Sure to Avoid These Foods!

A bright white smile can leave a lasting impression. So when our patients come in for a professional whitening treatment, they’re thrilled to find we can brighten their teeth up to 10 shades whiter. Once we’ve finished applying the Boost whitening system, however, we often hear the same question: how can I keep my teeth […]

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5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Dental Insurance

With your hard-earned money going toward paying insurance premiums each month, it’s important to get the biggest bang for your buck. But did you know that you might be throwing away dental benefits every year? It’s true—the money you’ve spent towards your dental insurance deductible doesn’t roll over into the next calendar year, so if […]

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Tips for a Teeth-Friendly Halloween

The arrival of fall means one thing: Halloween! From costumes to pumpkin carving, there are plenty of fun activities to do this upcoming spooky holiday! However, one of the greatest challenges that a parent can face is the sugary treats that are handed out during Halloween night. Below, are some of our recommended tips for […]

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Teeth Sensitivity: Why You Have it and How to Get Rid of It

Do you feel a sharp pain in your mouth whenever you eat ice cream or a hot cup of soup? Do your teeth sting every time you brush your teeth? If so, you may be one in the 40 million Americans that suffers from teeth sensitivity. What causes teeth sensitivity? In most cases, a healthy […]

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How Your Oral Health Can Affect Your Pregnancy

When you’re pregnant, thinking about your oral health might be pretty low on your list of concerns – but don’t let your dental hygiene fall by the wayside. Keeping your mouth healthy is even more important during pregnancy, as your oral health can affect the health of your growing baby, and vice-versa. What to Do […]

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The Skinny on Candy

If you’ve been to your recommended twice-yearly dental appointments this year, you’re probably already tired of hearing your dentist tell you to stay away from excess sugar and sweets. But your doctors also want you to live a happy life, and sometimes, that means allowing yourself some indulgence in your sweet tooth. Here’s how to […]

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Do I Have a Cavity?

You get an ache in your tooth throughout the day; you bite down on something sweet and feel a sudden shooting pain; you see a small pit in your tooth that wasn’t there before – could you have a cavity? What is a Cavity? Many people think that only children get cavities, but anyone can […]

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Oral Cancer: What is it, and how can I prevent it? (with Velscope®)

Any “cancer” is an abnormal and uncontrollable spread of cells that cause damage to the body; oral cancer, or cancer of the mouth, usually shows itself as a large sore or mass of tissue in the mouth or throat. Like many cancers, oral cancer can be life threatening, especially if it’s not diagnosed in its […]

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Dry Mouth and Medications

Dry mouth isn’t just uncomfortable, it can be damaging to your health and well-being. Whether you’re taking over-the-counter medications or prescriptions, being proactive about your dry mouth can save you time and money you might otherwise spend resolving the long-term problems dry mouth can lead to. Do I have dry mouth? Symptoms of dry mouth […]

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