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6 Common Warning Signs of Gum Disease

Periodontal disease (or gum disease) is a serious, progressive condition that attacks the supportive structures in your mouth. The illness begins as gingivitis, an infection of the gums caused by the bacteria in plaque that irritate the gums. While this issue is easy to treat in its earliest stages, it can progress to be quite […]

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How to Alleviate Your Fear of the Dentist

Fear of the dentist is more common than you may think—about 9-15% of American adults suffer from it, in fact. However, avoiding the dentist as a result of dental anxiety can have serious impacts on your oral health. Therefore, consider trying the following methods to reduce your dental anxiety prior to your next appointment. Read […]

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5 Ways to Know if You Have a Cavity

If you haven’t been able to visit the dentist for a while or you’ve noticed some abnormalities in your teeth, you might be wondering if you currently have a cavity. While the best way to diagnose a cavity is to see your dentist, there are a few signs you can look for in the meantime […]

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Common Oral Health Issues in Seniors (And How to Prevent Them!)

As we age, there are a number of oral health issues that may crop up. The good news is that there are also ways to prevent these problems from causing long-term damage to your oral health. To help maintain your oral health at any age, make sure you’re taking the proper preventative measures against these […]

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Your Child’s Back-to-School Dental Refresh

The new school year is starting, and that means new books, new backpacks, and new clothes for your growing kids. But the start of the next chapter in your child’s life should also mean a trip to the dentist for their twice-yearly checkup. As you’re refreshing your little ones’ wardrobes and responsibilities, don’t forget to […]

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What Your Gums are Saying

Your gums can tell you a lot about your oral and overall health. Pain, tenderness, and other symptoms can indicate a variety of dental problems before they become serious medical complications. By listening to your gums, you can monitor your oral health and address concerns early on. Receding Gums You may think that brushing vigorously […]

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Are You Brushing Your Teeth Correctly? Your Questions Answered!

Chances are you’ve been brushing your teeth since you were a toddler. However, even with years of experience in this part of your dental hygiene routine, some questions can always crop up! Here are a few answers to common questions we hear about brushing your teeth. Q: How often should I buy a new toothbrush? […]

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If You’re Asking Yourself Any of These 5 Questions, It May Be Time to Visit the Dentist!

We understand that sometimes it may be easier to ignore an oral health issue and hope it goes away. However, if you’re asking yourself any of the following questions, it is probably better to schedule a dentist appointment sooner rather than later! 1. “Why are my teeth sensitive to hot and cold temperatures?” If you’re […]

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4 Facts You Should Know about Oral Cancer

We believe it is so important to spread the word about detection and prevention of oral cancer—especially because early detection is so critical to successfully treating this disease. Therefore, in honor of April being Oral Cancer Awareness month, we’ve compiled these four important facts that everyone should know about this disease. 1. Oral cancer can […]

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How to Prevent Your Child From Getting Cavities

Though they may not be permanent, your child’s baby teeth are critical for their development. These teeth help your child develop good chewing and speech mechanisms, and they even ensure that their permanent teeth have a pathway to grow into. Therefore, it is so critical that we protect your child’s teeth from tooth decay. Here […]

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