Being Thankful For Our Teeth

Thanksgiving is a time of family gatherings, good food, and being thankful for all we have. Your dental health is something that should not be taken for granted. Your teeth do amazing  things that most of us do not even think about. Below you will find a few to be thankful for this holiday season.…

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Top 10 Dental Tips For A Healthy, Whiter Smile

Having a healthy, white smile is a goal for most of us. Maintaining a good routine for dental hygiene is key to the foundation of that success.The work required to make this happen, can be difficult and even overwhelming at times. Below are just a few easy tips to keep you on track for a…

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Preventive Dentistry Acts as a Health Guard

What exactly is preventive dentistry and why is it important in maintenance of our overall health? Preventive Dentistry – The aspects of dentistry concerned with the teeth, oral cavity, and associated structures, including early detection,  prevention of disease, diagnosis, treatment of oral tissues, and restoration of defective or missing tissue. “The body is like a…

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Does Your Dentist Practice Oral Medicine?

Dentistry is about more than just checking your teeth. Most dentists have extensive training, education, and knowledge of systemic and oral diseases, and the symptoms to be on the lookout for.  A good dentist will know how to diagnose these conditions, refer you to specialists, and sometimes prevent them from progressing. All of this adds…

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Can Regular Dental Visits Save You Money?

With the economy stagnating, many people fore go dental examinations and professional cleanings to save money. The truth is it will cost you more in time, money, and discomfort in the long run. Preventive medicine, or rather preventive dentistry is better for our health, and finances . What Can Happen Without Preventive Dentistry? If you…

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What You Need To Know About Oral Cancer?

Did you know that oral cancer is the sixth most common cancer and accounts for approximately 4% of all cancers diagnosed? Most of the oral cancer diagnoses are in patients older than 45 years old. Men are twice as likely as women to develop oral cancers. The key to oral cancer, as in most cancers,…

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Braces are Off…Now What?

Most teens and adults who wear braces cannot wait for the day that they are free from them. They look forward to finally having the straight smile they have desired. Whether treatment takes a few months (in cases of limited orthodontics) or 2-3 years it is still something to look forward to. But now the…

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