Why You Shouldn’t Brush Right After Your Thanksgiving Dinner

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Thanksgiving is a day to remember everything we’re thankful for – a day to give thanks with family. It’s also one of the biggest feasting days in the United States. There’s turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, and plenty of other tasty treats associated with the holiday. Unfortunately, many of those foods can do a number on […]

12 Months to Straight Teeth

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The days of having to wear braces for months or even years in order to improve your smile are a thing of the past. Thanks to improvements in dental technology you can now straighten your teeth in a year and in some cases even less than a year! Want to improve your smile? Learn how […]

Signs You’ve Been Putting Off Tooth Pain for Too Long

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Worries about dental bills and tight schedules can keep you from going to the dentist when you first notice tooth pain. Unfortunately, if you neglect that tooth pain when it first occurs, it could turn into a more significant problem. Maybe you’ve taken a few ibuprofen or Tylenol and used some over-the-counter numbing gel, but […]

Botox For TMJ

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While Botox may be most famous for its powerful anti-wrinkle ability, it’s actually got several other uses that may surprise you. Botox is often recommended as a treatment for TMJ disorders today. If an experienced practitioner injects Botox into specific facial muscles in your jaw area, it can greatly relieve your TMJ symptoms. Read on […]

How Can I Tell I Need an Extraction?

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When you’re suffering from tooth pain, it can be pretty frustrating. Many people say that tooth pain is the worst kind of pain possible, and it’s true that it’s uniquely awful. The good news is that you don’t need to keep dealing with tooth pain — in fact, you’ll be much happier both now and […]

The Development of a Cavity

It might seem like cavities practically form overnight but they really don’t. There are actually multiple stages involved with the development of a cavity. Learning more about how a cavity forms can give you a better understanding of how to prevent them. Stage One: The Formation of Plaque Plaque formation is the first stage of […]

Get Your Kid’s Teeth Back to School Ready

Before you send your child off to school make sure they are completely ready by scheduling a back-to-school dental appointment. This single dental appointment can help your child start the school year off on the right foot by having a completely healthy mouth. Wondering what happens during a back-to-school dental appointment? Here is a look […]

The Difference Between Routine Cleanings & Deep Cleanings

When it comes to professional dental cleanings, your dentist actually offers two different types of services: routine dental cleanings and deep dental cleanings. While it may sound like both of these dental services do the same thing, they don’t. Routine dental cleanings and deep dental cleanings are two very different dental services. We will take […]

Why We Use Composite Resin Fillings

If it has been a while, think 15 or more years, since you have needed a filling, you may be surprised to discover that a lot has changed. No longer do dentists use unsightly silver amalgam fillings. Instead, a natural tooth-colored composite resin is used. Why the change? Every dentist has his or her own […]

What is Dental Plaque?

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Look at the box of any toothbrush or toothpaste and you will see the words “helps remove plaque”. At first glance, this may seem like a marketing feature designed to get you to purchase that toothbrush or toothpaste, but it is actually a valuable feature that helps you improve your overall oral health. Why is […]