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The Pros and Cons of Traditional Metal Braces

Last week, we talked about Invisalign as being one of the ways that people of all ages can help straighten their teeth. But we also mentioned that Invisalign might not be for everyone, which is where traditional braces come in. Traditional metal braces are metal brackets that are adhered to the surface of each tooth […]

The Pros and Cons of Invisalign

As much as magazines and the media would like you to believe that perfectly straight teeth come naturally, it’s just not the case for the vast majority of people. In fact, did you know that more than 75% of children between the ages of 10-13 will undergo some kind of corrective dental procedure in order […]

Pain Relief for After Dental Procedures

Ever leave the dentist and come home to find that your mouth is sore and the pain just won’t go away? This is a common occurrence that happens to most people after they undergo a dental procedure, but luckily, there are things that can help alleviate that pain while your mouth heals. Acetaminophen/Ibuprofen: The most […]

Dental Bleaching

Yellowed or greyed teeth may not be just from surface stains such as tobacco, coffee, and other things that we consume. Some stains may run deeper than the surface and therefore require more than just a whitening strip or toothpaste. That’s where dental bleaches come in. Dental Bleaches Dental bleaches are far more effective than […]

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 […]