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I Chipped My Tooth – What Should I Do Now?

It happens in a split second and it’s never planned, but chipping a tooth is more common than you might think. Even though your teeth are tough – the enamel on them is the hardest substance in your body – they are still vulnerable to chipping. Some chips can happen from an act as simple […]

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Why Your Tooth Filling Fell Out & What to Do Next

If a tooth filling fell out of your mouth, you’ll often know it. The pain can often be excruciating on the newly exposed area of your teeth. But don’t worry – while a lost filling is something you’ll want to get quick treatment for, it’s not typically a sign of any major disasters in your […]

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Periodontal Disease Treatment & FAQs About Periodontal Disease

When people think of oral health they tend to think about their teeth. But your gums are also an important part for the health of your mouth, and even the rest of your body! If you don’t properly care for your gums, you’re likely to eventually experience what’s known as periodontal disease. And while periodontal […]

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How Often Should You Go to the Dentist to Maintain Good Oral Health?

You know it’s important to go to the dentist. But like many, you may be asking yourself how often should you go to the dentist to stay safe and healthy? For most, the answer is pretty simple – but it could change depending on your general health and health history! Read on to learn the […]

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Root Canal Myths: Debunked

Just the words “root canal” can be enough to make someone cringe. They’re not a favorite when it comes to dental procedures! But the reality is that much of the fear surrounding this procedure is based on history that simply aren’t true anymore – or never were true! Root canal myths can be a source […]

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The Oral Health Benefits of Fluoride for Teeth

Do you have frequent issues with cavities? If so, your dentist may have recommended a fluoride rinse or to switch to toothpaste with fluoride in it. Dentists often promote fluoride for teeth and general oral health as it offers major benefits in the never-ending fight against bacteria. Read on to learn more about fluoride and […]

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Why Do My Gums Bleed? Common Causes Behind Bleeding Gum Issues

One common question we hear from patients all the time is “why do my gums bleed?” Fortunately, it’s usually not difficult to discern the base cause of bleeding gums. However, there are plenty of factors that can exacerbate the source of your bleeding gums or make you vulnerable to bacteria. Why Your Gums Are Bleeding […]

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Do Artificial Sweeteners Cause Tooth Decay Like Sugar Does?

It’s a well-known fact that sugar promotes tooth decay. But when it comes to oral health, can you have your cake and eat it too? In the quest for healthy teeth, sugar substitutes have been touted as the answer. But do artificial sweeteners cause tooth decay? What Makes Sugar Cause Tooth Decay? Let’s look at […]

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How to Reduce Sugar Intake to Improve Your Oral Health

Everyone wants a healthy set of teeth. From a beautiful smile to pain-free eating, avoiding cavities is something everyone can agree is a great health goal. But the standard Western diet doesn’t do much for preventing cavities – and it often hinges on the excessive amount of sugar in our everyday foods or drinks. If […]

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Tips for Protecting Tooth Enamel – Your Most Important Ally Against Cavities

Do you know why your teeth are so resilient? It’s largely thanks to the layer of tooth enamel that covers the surface! While it has a reputation for being tough, tooth enamel is something you need to take care of to ensure it lasts throughout your lifetime! Protecting tooth enamel isn’t challenging, but it does […]

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