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Should I See a Dentist During Pregnancy?

Dentist During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, the changes in hormone levels can increase your risks for swollen gums, irritation and gum bleeding. If you’re wondering if seeing a dentist during pregnancy is safe, it’s not only safe but it’s recommended to ensure that you don’t develop any complications during pregnancy. See a Dentist During…

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Cosmetic Dentistry – Difference Between Dental Bonding and Veneers

dental bonding and veneers

Dental bonding and veneers are two types of cosmetic dentistry procedures designed to improve a patient’s smile by concealing imperfections, but what’s the difference between the two? Let’s take a look at each: What is Dental Bonding? Dental bonding is intended for concealing minor tooth imperfections, like shortened, discolored or…

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Optimal Dental Implant Treatment with CBCT Scan Technology

Dental implants are a great, permanent alternative to bridges or dentures because they look and function just like your real teeth, and they last longer. Dental implants should only be performed by a dentist specifically trained in this kind of procedure, and with the latest CBCT scan technology, you can…

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How to Heal Gum Disease

Inflammation of gum tissue is a precursor for developing full blown periodontitis, which can cause you to lose your teeth. If your dentist informs you that you’ve developed early symptoms of gingivitis, it may be possible to reverse some of the damage to reverse or heal gum disease. How to…

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What is Gum Disease?

If you’ve ever visited the dentist, your dentist or hygienist may have brought up the risks associated with gum disease, but what is gum disease? Let’s take a look. What is Gum Disease? Gum disease is a progressive oral condition which begins with a build-up of bacteria in the mouth….

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Do I Have a Cavity? – Cavity Symptoms

Cavity Symptoms

According to the National Institutes of Health, cavities (also known as “caries”), are the second most common health disorder in the US (common colds are the first). Children and young adults are more prone to developing cavities, however, any age group can be affected. It’s important to know the cavity…

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Anxiety Medication and Sedation Dentistry – Are They Contraindicated?

Anxiety Medication and Sedation Dentistry

If you deal with anxiety, chances are you might be wondering whether anxiety medication and sedation dentistry are compatible. If you suffer from anxiety, it’s likely that the idea of seeing a dentist may find you apprehensive at best, or downright fearful. Anxiety Medication and Sedation Dentistry Anxiety affects millions…

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Three Important Dental Habits to Keep Up With

Important Dental Habits to Keep Up With

If you’ve ever felt tempted to skip brushing your teeth or flossing at night because you’re too tired, you’re not alone. In fact, many times, people will also put off routine dental appointments because they are inconvenient and don’t seem that important. But here are three important dental habits to…

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Should I Replace Old Amalgam Fillings?

Replace Old Amalgam Fillings

Amalgam fillings have been used for decades. There’s a lot of controversy surrounding whether or not to replace old amalgam fillings. Here is a list of some things to consider when discussing this topic with your dentist. Should I Replace Old Amalgam Fillings? Pros Metal amalgam fillings aren’t aesthetically pleasing….

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Laughing Gas – How Does it Work?

laughing gas

Nitrous oxide – or laughing gas – is a popular method of sedation dentistry. Its appeal comes from the non-invasive ease of administration, how quickly it takes effect, and also how quickly it wears off. How does laughing gas work? Nitrous Oxide – Laughing Gas Nitrous oxide is administered as…

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