Are Teeth Whitening Strips Safe?

Our smile is an important part of who we are. It is the first thing people notice when we meet. Therefore more people want a white, bright smile to feel good about themselves. Teeth whitening products have become very popular including teeth whitening strips. But are they safe to use? New studies reveal they may…

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Dentist Near Me ?

Dentist near me and restaurant near me are searches we all do in our daily internet searches to complete our routine tasks. Choosing dentist near me can be convenient especially when in a new area or in an emergency situation. But is using the dentist near me feature the best way to choose high quality…

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What Is Smile Design?

Smile Design is an individualized smile makeover treatment plan to improve the overall appearance, feel, oral health, and most importantly, the function of your smile to be one with your unique facial features. Our smiles are unique to each of us. They all have their quirks, but for some, a change is in order to make…

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Dangers Of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is common and unpleasant ranging from its earliest form of ginigivitis all the way to advanced periodontitis. According to ever mounting evidence, it could also play a role in a whole host of seemingly unrelated health problems. Periodontal Disease is a slow, progressive disease that has the capability to destroy our oral and…

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What Are Bridges In Dentistry?

Dental Bridges are fabricated out of 2 or more dental crowns covering teeth on either side of the missing tooth (there will be a gap present). Dental bridges literally just bridge the gap created my at least one missing tooth but can be multiple missing teeth the dental bridge is replacing. Bridges are made up…

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General Health Linked To Dental Health?

Dental Health Marielaina Perrone DDS

Most people do not realize that our dental health and our general health are inherently linked. Below is a discussion of the various links to be aware of to maintain your health. Oral Health = Overall Health?  Just like most areas of the body, your mouth is full of various bacteria — most are just…

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Can Stress Affect Your Smile?

Stress is a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. Stress can arise from any situation or thought that makes you feel frustrated, angry, nervous, or anxious. Too much stress is known to play a role in our overall health but did you know that stress can also cause…

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A New Smile With Orthodontics

Orthodontics have become a new tool to recreate our smiles. For the longest time, orthodontic braces was a treatment only for children. Advances in orthodontic materials have led to changes in the appearance of orthodontic appliances, and increased speed of movement of our teeth. Orthodontics have become a treatment of choice for many teens and…

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