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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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Are You Snoring? We’ve Answered Your Most Common Questions

If you’re a snorer, chances are this frustrating sleep issue has impacted your life more than you know! That’s right, snoring isn’t just a nuisance to those around you—it can actually be indicative of greater health issues like sleep apnea. If you’re not able to get a proper night’s sleep, your body might be missing […]

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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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