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What’s the Future for Dental Implants? Your Dentist Weighs in

August 29, 2018

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woman smiling preparing to eat an appleOne of the advantages of living in a technologically advanced society is that people are able to receive cutting-edge care, which translates into a greater life expectancy overall. As a result of people living longer lives, their teeth are forced to endure the volatile environment of the mouth longer. Thus, data show that for those 74 and older, nearly a third of them will lose all their permanent teeth. Thankfully, they have a viable answer for a complete restoration with dental implants, and as you read on, you’ll learn about the technological advancements that will appear in the future.

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A Dentist Tells You About the Five Stages of Tooth Decay

July 31, 2018

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Woman suffering tooth pain Talking to your dentist is one of the most important steps you can take towards better oral health. Almost as important, however, is educating yourself about timely dental topics. This includes knowing  a little about the five stages of tooth decay.

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Four Common Myths Regarding Modern Implant Dentist Therapy

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man in dental chair smilingSeeing an implant dentist is the first step on the journey towards improved oral health and cosmetic benefits. Unfortunately, some people avoid taking this step because of misconceptions from well-meaning friends or the Internet.  In truth, modern dental implants are safe, effective, and amazingly comfortable.

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Why are My Gums Bleeding? Your Dentist Weighs in with Answers

June 20, 2018

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blood beside toothbrush in sinkIt’s another typical morning for you where you begin your day by brushing your teeth, but when you do, you notice bleeding from your gums. Should you take this seriously? Your local dentist says you should and that it can be an early sign of gum (periodontal) disease. As you read on, you’ll learn what brings this about and what you can do to both restore your oral health and prevent gum disease.

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Dental Implants – The Best Way to Restore Your Missing Teeth!

June 5, 2018

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man preparing to eat strawberryHave you been living without the usage of your teeth and desire to make a change? Your local dentist says whether you’re missing one or more teeth, the best way to restore your full function and smile is with dental implants. As you read on, you’ll learn about the process and how it will help you regain the confidence that you once had!

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What are the Three Types of Sleep Apnea? Your Dentist Weighs in

May 14, 2018

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sleepy man in glasses rubbing eyesHave you noticed that when you awaken in the morning, you feel like you haven’t rested? Are you lethargic throughout the day? Your local dentist says you could be suffering from sleep apnea and weighs in to explain the different types, their symptoms and how they can be treated.

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Learn the Real Way to Clean Your Tongue with a Local Dentist

May 11, 2018

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family brushing teethIf you brush your teeth every day, but still have questionable breath, you might be forgetting one simple thing: to brush your tongue! Cleaning your tongue daily can freshen your breath, reduce bacteria in your mouth, and so much more. Plus—it just makes you feel so much fresher. Learn more about why tongue cleaning is an essential part of the dental hygiene routine and how to correctly do so from your local dentist.

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Sensitive Teeth Got You Down? A Dentist Offers 5 Solutions!

April 15, 2018

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A woman touches her mouth in painIn the summertime, one of life’s small pleasures is sitting down to enjoy a bowl of ice cream on a hot day. Unfortunately, it may not be all that pleasant for someone with sensitive teeth! Sensitivity affects your overall quality of life and keeps you from enjoying your favorite foods and beverages. Since it’s such a common problem, we thought we’d write a blog to give you five of the best tips for both reducing and preventing it. Some of these tips are things you can do at home and some you can talk to your dentist about at your next checkup. Find out more today!

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Gum Disease Can Affect Your Heart: Fact or Fiction?

April 4, 2018

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Hands cradling a heartWith all of the information we’re bombarded with each day, it’s hard to separate fact from fiction. Especially when it comes to your health, the guidelines seem to change so fast that it feels impossible to keep up! So, it’s understandable to feel skeptical or confused if you’ve heard that gum disease can affect your heart. How could these two separate parts of the body actually be connected?

Not to worry! In this blog, we’ll clear up any confusion you might have about this topic. You’ll learn what gum disease is and how it plays into your oral health. Then we’ll look at the research and tell you what to do if you have gum disease. Learn more today!

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Your Dentist Says It Takes More Than Brushing and Flossing Your Teeth

March 15, 2018

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toothbrush with paste exposed flossYou brush and floss your teeth, so you feel pretty confident about the condition of your oral health. You should be in great shape, right? Your dentist says there’s more to the equation of dental health, though. He reveals the other factors that play big roles in your wellness and determine how prone you are to cavities. Learn what they are and how important preventive dentistry is as you continue reading.

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