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Are You Prepared for a Dental Emergency?

Prepare for a Dental Emergency

Emergencies are a part of life, so much so, that we prepare for the most common of them. Fire drills, earthquake drills, or even an emergency fund because the car broke down suddenly. How do you prepare for a dental emergency? What is a Dental Emergency? The answer to this…

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Pain Free Root Canal Therapy to Save Your Tooth

pain free root canal therapy

Tooth decay, when caught early, can usually be fixed with a simple filling, however, when the tooth or nerves become infected down inside the tooth, the only way to save the tooth is through pain free root canal therapy. Pain Free Root Canal Therapy Can Stop the Pain and Save…

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Top 10 Foods that Cause Acid Erosion

Foods that cause acid erosion

When we think of oral health, we know that what we eat has a large impact on our teeth. We know that sugar, sodas and candy are huge contributor to cavities, but did you know that there are also healthy foods that cause acid erosion? Here’s what to watch out…

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Why Sugar is Bad for Teeth – Best Natural Sugar Alternatives

Natural Sugar Alternatives

We’ve all been told that sugar can cause problems for our teeth, but did you know that it’s not actually sugar that causes the problem? Well, not directly anyway. Bacteria in our mouth break down sugar into acids which eat away at our enamel, causing problems like dental decay and…

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Dental Sport Injuries

Dental Sport Injuries

Contact sports, such as football, boxing and soccer, expose your mouth to potential dental sport injuries. Who should you see when you incur blunt force trauma to the head or face? That will depend on the extent of the injury.     Dental Sport Injuries – Go to the ER…

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Can I Trust My Dentist?

Can I Trust My Dentist?

This question is a bit abstruse but one often asked by newer patients who have little to no relationship with their dentist. Can you trust your dentist? If you’re asking yourself this question, it’s likely because: You were uncomfortable during your visit; either with the office environment, the staff, the…

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Dental Health and Heart Disease – Is There a Connection?

Dental Health and Heart Disease

Healthy gums, healthy heart – is there a correlation? According the American Heart Association, there actually may be some link between the two. What do dental health and heart disease have in common? Apparently, there’s more than meets the eye. Poor Dental Health and Risks for Heart Disease Poor dental…

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What Causes Teeth Stains

What causes teeth stains

As you age, your tooth enamel changes in ways that make stains more likely. There are three types of compounds which can contribute, and you might be surprised to learn that coffee is not the worse culprit when it comes to what causes teeth stains. What Causes Teeth Stains? Acids…

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Fear of the Dentist – More than Just Pain

fear of the dentist

If you harbor a deep fear of the dentist, there’s no shame. In fact, thousands of Americans experience some level of anxiety when it comes to having dental work done. Where does this fear of the dentist come from? For the majority of patients who have a fear of the…

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A Royal Pain – Pain After Getting a Crown

pain after getting a crown

Almost no one enjoys getting a crown, especially the two-step process of installing a temporary before your permanent one can be made. But what happens if you’re still experiencing pain after getting a crown? Here are a few reasons you might be experiencing pain after getting a crown: High spots…

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