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Dental Surface Whiteners

Our teeth are one of the most finicky things of our body to take care of. The slightest slip-up or numerous missed brushings can do anything from giving us bleeding gums, or even holes in the teeth. One of the most common things that can happen to our teeth just from living our daily lives […]

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What Happens at a Dental Cleaning?

Dental offices across the globe are currently closed as the world deals with the COVID-19 pandemic, but one day they will reopen and many people will be overdue for their teeth cleaning. Here’s what to expect when you come in for your next visit. It all starts with a physical exam. The dental hygienist will […]

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Symptoms and Treatment of Impacted Teeth

Teeth that have not broken through the barrier of the gums are known as impacted teeth as there is something that has caused them to be stuck. Impacted teeth often go unnoticed as patients often don’t notice any symptoms until they get an x-ray done at their bi-annual cleaning.  Although not common, some patients can […]

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Causes and Treatment of Sensitive Teeth

We’ve all experienced having sensitive teeth at one point in time. You bite into an ice cream cone, expecting to enjoy it, only to be disappointed with a horrible pain in one of your teeth. While that situation may be a one time thing, there are people who suffer with tooth sensitivity on a regular […]

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How to Take Care of Your Teeth

Dentists recommend that your brush and floss after every meal, but many people do not, whether that be of their choosing or something out of their control. For those who are able to take care of their teeth, there are a few techniques that can be done to ensure that it is being done properly. […]

Sedation Dentistry

While some people are scared of spiders, the ocean, and small spaces, there are others who are scared of going to the dentist. It’s actually a very common phobia, but while those who fear spiders can generally avoid them and it doesn’t cause any harm to their health, people who don’t visit the dentist due […]

7 Things to Look For in a Dentist’s Office

With Halloween out of the way, it’ll be only a couple short months before the New Year is here, which means it’s time to start on those New Year Resolutions. If you’re having trouble starting a list, how about this one: if you’re unhappy with your current dentist, switch it! But maybe you’ve been with […]

Types of Fillings

Tooth decay can happen in a number of ways and a surefire way to restore a tooth that has undergone decay is to receive a filling. Fillings also prevent future decay to the tooth as it seals off the area where bacteria can grow and spread and cause more damage. To seal it off, dentists […]

The Benefits of Mouthwash

Along with brushing and flossing, using mouthwash should be part of your oral health routine to prevent gingivitis, gum disease, and to keep your breath smelling fresh, just to name a couple benefits. Along with these, here are four benefits of using mouthwash and why it should hold a space in your bathroom cabinet. Preventing […]

Silicone Toothbrushes

You’ve heard of the traditional plastic brushes, you’ve heard of electric toothbrushes, you’ve seen wooden toothbrushes, but…have you heard of silicone toothbrushes? While traditional toothbrushes use nylon bristles, these new silicone toothbrushes remove the nylon altogether and replace it with silicone. But do these silicone toothbrushes live up to the hype, or are they ineffective […]