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Tooth Restorations: How Dental Crowns Can Help

Dental crowns have been around for a very long time; their uses have eclipsed just fixing broken teeth. While their applications have increased dramatically, so have the materials used to fabricate them. While metal and gold are still available, many dental crowns are now made from porcelain to provide a…
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A Healthy Mouth is a Gateway to a Healthy Body

The motivation to brush and floss daily, for many people, may be to maintain an attractive smile. Others may want to keep their teeth as they age. While these are both great reasons to advocate a healthy oral hygiene routine, your dentist will tell you there is another equally important…
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Eliminate Tough Dental Stains With Teeth Whitening

Cosmetic dentistry is a term that includes multiple dental enhancements. Teeth whitening is one of them that is both economical and readily available. And can have a huge impact on the appearance of someone suffering from dental stain and/or discolored dentition. The teeth whitening products available through your dental provider…
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Will I Have to Wear a Retainer After Invisalign?

Every patient that undergoes a teeth straightening program is faced with the same situation. Do I have to worry about my teeth moving back to their original location? After all, they were located in that original spot for many years … after shifting to their new placement with Invisalign, what…
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I am not experiencing pain – could I still have dental problems?

While many dental maladies are accompanied by a certain amount of discomfort, there are some conditions where pain is absent, but a serious problem is brewing. Great dental health does not happen by accident; if you are brushing and flossing every day and visiting your dentist every six months, chances…
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Can Anything Be Done About Unattractive, Discolored Fillings?

Dental fillings are made of durable, long-lasting materials, but sometimes they can become discolored. If you feel your fillings have become worn, stained, discolored, or are otherwise unattractive, ask your dentist about having them replaced with new, tooth-colored fillings. Why Replace Fillings? There are several reasons why you might decide…
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The connection between bone health and dental health

Many people think of dental health as a separate topic from overall health. However, your overall health, including the health of your bones, can affect your dental health. Conversely, your oral health can affect your overall health. This is one of many reasons it is important to take good care of your…
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Will Invisalign help with my overbite?

An overbite can occur due to teeth overcrowding that results in front teeth protruding; thumb-sucking that literally pushes teeth out of position; or genetics where you inherit a characteristic that results in an overbite. Whatever the reason, a consultation with your Invisalign dentist will outline what is needed to correct…
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Porcelain Veneers: Affordable Luxury

Cosmetic dentistry is readily available making many procedures once considered out of reach a much more affordable luxury. Porcelain veneers is a minimally invasive procedure that can treat many dental maladies making veneers a very popular cosmetic enhancement. Stained or discolored teeth can ruin your smile. Teeth can be stained…
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