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The Different Types of Dentists

Posted on March 15th, 2019 By admin

Did you know that there are many different types of dentists? You might have noticed on your last visit that the dentists have their credentials hanging on the wall and the dentist’s name will be followed by three different letters. These letters show what type of dentist they are. So we are going to explain the different types of dentists in this week’s blog.

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Things to Know About Gum Disease

Posted on March 8th, 2019 By admin

Gum disease is one of the most common diseases in the United States. It is a disease that has many different negative effects and causes symptoms such as swollen or red gums. Your gums will also be much more likely to bleed. In the beginning, it is called gingivitis and is usually not painful. Gingivitis is reversible if you visit the dentist and have them professionally clean your teeth. You also need to take good care of your teeth at home. There are many other things that can contribute to gum disease, these are things such as smoking, diabetes, aging, other diseases, stress and more. Talk to your dentist and they will be able to walk you through all of the different possibilities, and how to prevent them if possible.

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Invisalign vs Braces

Posted on March 1st, 2019 By admin

Braces have traditionally been something that teenagers get, and many adults that could have benefited from braces avoided them due to the way they look. But now there are options! There have been many new options when it comes to teeth straightening. It is likely that you have seen products like Invisalign, and maybe you’ve seen ads for at home teeth-straightening products. Now that there are more options than just braces, what is the best option for you?

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Questions and Answers About Baby Teeth

Posted on February 22nd, 2019 By admin

Many people think that baby teeth don’t matter, other than for the tooth fairy. But this isn’t true! Baby teeth are nearly as important as your adult teeth. If a child’s teeth aren’t taken care of when they are young, then this could cause serious issues! So in this blog, we are going to answer some of the common questions we are asked about baby teeth.

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Options For Replacing Missing Teeth

Posted on February 8th, 2019 By admin

If you have all of your teeth currently then you may not be able to imagine not being able to enjoy your favorite food, like a steak or an apple. Or not getting that dream job because you don’t feel confident enough to smile. These hardships are a reality for many adults, and this is something we want to assist with! The American Dental Association has found that on average an adult has three or more missing teeth or teeth that should be pulled and replaced. While it may not seem like a big deal to ignore a missing tooth if it is in the back of your mouth, we would encourage you to always take care of missing teeth.

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What to Expect at a Dental Checkup

Posted on January 11th, 2019 By admin

A good start to the new year is to schedule your next dental check-up. If you have done this, then great job! This is a critical part of keeping your mouth healthy! It isn’t uncommon for us to assist people that haven’t visited the dentist in many years, which means they may not know what to expect. So we thought we would put together some things to expect next time you visit the dentist for a check-up!

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