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What Should I Expect from a Veneers Procedure?

Nothing can give you more confidence than a sparkling white smile. Even if you take great care of your teeth, discoloration, stains, or bruxism can cause issues that leave you less than thrilled with how they look. Good news: veneers may be right for you.  Veneers are one of the 5 best ways to whiten […]

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What Are Digital X-Rays? Are They Safer Than Film X-Rays?

Dental x-rays are an important tool for dentists to track your oral health and identify potential issues, like the spreading of gum disease. But many patients have concerns in regards to the technology and dental radiation safety.  Questions like “is radiation from x-rays dangerous” or “what are digital x-rays?” are very common among patients. We’ll […]

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What’s Involved in a Dental Implant Procedure?

Even with the advances in dental care that have taken place over the last century, tooth loss is still an issue that many Americans face. For decades, dentures or bridges were the only option available to treat the gaps left by lost teeth. However, that is no longer the case. Modern technology has made permanent […]

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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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What Causes Dry Mouth?

Almost everyone experiences a dry mouth from time to time. Exercising, humidity levels, even anxiety, can make your mouth uncomfortably dry for a while. But when a dry mouth turns into a chronic condition, it can result in serious health problems including dental infection and decay. What Causes Dry Mouth? Chronic dry mouth is often […]

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What Causes Mouth Pain? It May Be Stress!

The holidays are fast approaching, which can mean a lot of planning and preparation, along with the seasonal cheer. For many, the added energy and activities this time of year can bring on higher levels of stress. Doctors have told us for years that stress can lead to medical conditions, such as high blood pressure. […]

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5 Facts About Fluoridated Water

The recent Flint Water Crisis has left many people questioning the safety of their tap water. Now more than ever, people are turning off the tap and switching to bottled, filtered, or distilled water because they contain fewer chemicals. But that poses another problem – the water from these sources isn’t fluoridated, which means it […]

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What Are Those Craze-y Lines in My Teeth?

You look at your teeth in the mirror. You blink, and you look again – closer this time. You‘re shocked to notice vertical cracks running up and down the front of your teeth! Does this mean an emergency trip to the dentist? Don’t panic, you’re not going crazy. Just craze-y. Those thin, usually vertical lines on […]

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5 Factors That Impact Women’s Dental Health

When it comes to dental health, women have a unique set of concerns. The ebb and flow of hormones throughout their lives can lead to sensitive and swollen gums and other dental issues. This month, as we observe International Women’s Day, we’re spotlighting 5 factors that impact women’s dental health. #1 Fluctuating hormones During puberty, […]

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Free Oral Cancer Screening with Dental Cleaning

Here at Walbridge Dental, we take our patients’ oral health very seriously. When you come in for your biannual dental cleaning, not only will you receive the highest quality dental care but Dr. Matt and Dr. Jody will also provide you with a comprehensive oral cancer screening, free of charge! Importance of Getting Oral Cancer […]

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