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What Smoking Does to Your Teeth & Gums

Everyone knows that smoking is bad for your health. But you may not appreciate exactly what smoking does to your teeth and gums and why it’s so detrimental for your long-term health! If you’re a smoker, or know someone who is, this information can hopefully be the deciding factor to help quit! It’s not easy, […]

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Causes & Treatment for Tooth Abscess Pain

Infections are serious health risks – and they can happen anywhere. Even in your teeth or gums! A tooth abscess is dangerous for more than just your overall health. When you have one, you’ll likely know it, too! Tooth abscess pain is hard to ignore. If you notice persistent pains in one or more teeth, […]

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Common Oral Care Mistakes that Lead to Dental Health Issues

Dental health is a daily chore. But even after years of brushing and flossing, thousands still experience dental health issues due to extremely common mistakes! There’s a good chance you don’t have a dentist looking over your shoulder every day, so you could be making these mistakes too! Read on to learn about some of […]

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Signs of Healthy Teeth & Gums

When you have a fever, it’s obvious. But your oral health isn’t always as easy to understand without the help of a dentist. Fortunately, there are some obvious signs of healthy teeth and gums that can help you know you’re taking good care of your mouth! Healthy Color of Gums Did you know that the […]

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Tooth Restoration Options for a Perfect Smile

Your adult teeth are with you for your entire life, so they experience a lot! Tooth decay and other more direct types of damage can wear them down over the years. It’s likely that you will need a little help keeping your smile in its best condition beyond just what you can do at home. […]

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Common Bleeding Gum Causes & How You Can Prevent Them

It’s important to take daily care of your teeth and gums. Without the right habits for dental care, your mouth can experience a variety of pains and problems. One of the most common issues we see are patients with bleeding gums. Even the most common bleeding gum causes are reasons for concern – but they’re […]

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The Damaging Effects of Missing Teeth

Thousands of teeth are lost every year to gum disease and injury. While tooth loss during early childhood is normal, the loss of your permanent teeth can severely impact your oral health. Missing teeth can have a domino effect of health issues on your mouth – resulting in far more long-term damage than just around […]

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The Effects of Gum Disease on Your Dental & Overall Health

It’s no secret that your oral health is important. But a surprising amount of people across the country are identified as suffering from gum disease every year. The effects of gum disease on your gums and teeth are well-understood, but did you know that it can impact more than just your mouth? Researchers continue to […]

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FAQs About Sports Guards for Athletes

Gum disease and tooth decay aren’t the only ways to cause damage to your natural smile. Accidents and injuries to the mouth are common – especially for athletes. The best way to prevent tooth loss and other damage to your mouth is with the use of a sports guard. With three major categories of sports […]

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Should You Choose a Dental Implant or Bridge?

If you’re missing a tooth, modern dental techniques and technology offers several options for completing your smile. Two of the most popular are dental implants and bridges; both fill in the gaps with a durable, natural-looking tooth, but do it in very different ways. Which would be best for you? Learn more about both procedures […]

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