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Uncover the Truth About Root Canal Treatment

Root canal therapy is a very common dental procedure with about 15 million performed every year in the U.S. Despite the treatment stopping pain and saving the tooth, most people are not happy to hear they need one. Someone who has never had a root canal will imagine they are painful, which they aren’t. Before root canal therapy, dentists had…

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What to Expect With a Tooth Extraction

If you need a tooth extraction, you may be experiencing anxiety about it because you don’t know what to expect or why the dentist needs all those very sharp instruments and very noisy power tools. The medical term for your anxiety is odontophobia, and it means fear of the dentist and dental procedures. It afflicts more than 75 percent of…

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Understanding Sensitive Teeth

When you eat or drink acidic foods or icy beverages, do your teeth hurt? If so, you may have sensitive teeth. Some people are also sensitive to cold air that contacts their teeth. Although sensitive teeth are prevalent now, they’re easily treatable and easy to prevent through a few modifications in your oral hygiene habits. If you have sensitive teeth,…

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Cavity Prevention Advice for Everyone

The importance of practicing excellent dental hygiene habits can’t be overstressed. Failure to establish consistent habits can lead to a lifetime of negative ramifications for both your dental health and your overall health. Allowing cavities and decay to set in and remain untreated can increase the risk of developing serious illnesses. Preventing tooth decay and cavities is the best course…

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Reasons and Remedies for Tooth Discoloration

What if we told you that close to a quarter of all Americans are embarrassed to smile? Unfortunately, many Americans suffer from stained and discolored teeth. If you suffer from discolored teeth, it’s easy to see why stained teeth would make people feel self-conscious. Stained teeth make people appear unattractive and unhealthy, adding to their concerns. But, stained teeth don’t…

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Why Flossing Is a Must, Not a Maybe

Flossing is a must, but many Americans don’t do it. Brushing can eliminate plaque from the front and back of teeth, but it can’t clean in between teeth. When you don’t floss, one-third of your teeth’s surface does not get clean and you leave debris trapped between the teeth where it can cause significant damage. When plaque builds up and…

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Causes of Bleeding Gums and Gum Disease

Understanding Periodontal Disease Gum disease is a harmful condition that can threaten the status of both your oral and overall physical health. Known as periodontal disease in the medical world, this group of diseases affects the gums and eventually leads to you losing your teeth. It can also cause a number of possibly dangerous health conditions. The best way to…

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Brush Up on the Benefits of Brushing

Are you up to date on the basics of brushing your teeth? The importance of utilizing proper brushing technique can’t be overstated. While brushing your teeth may seem like a simple habit that you do every day, it’s important that you are doing it correctly so that you receive the maximum benefits available to you from brushing your teeth. It’s…

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Invisalign: Frequently Asked Questions

If you have misaligned, crooked or gapped teeth, then you understand the negative impact that these common issues can have on your self-confidence. In addition to negatively affecting the aesthetics of your smile, these orthodontic issues can lead to various dental problems if left unaddressed. If you’re wanting to take care of your orthodontic problems without broadcasting it to the…

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Have Your Teeth Cracked Due to Pandemic-related Stress?

Working from home has become increasingly common due to the coronavirus shutdown and The New York Times reported that cracked teeth are also more common. An increasing number of dental patients have reported migraines, sensitive teeth, and jaw pain, and many have tooth fractures due to clenching and grinding their teeth because of stress. In times of stress, your dental…

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