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The Anatomy of Your Teeth

Have you ever wondered what lies below the surface of your teeth? Our teeth have many essential structures and each of these structures have a different function. Understanding both the structures and their specific function, is important information to help you take better care of your teeth. Crown: This is the visible part of your […]

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Common Dental Emergencies and First Aid

Like many other emergencies, dental emergencies can occur at any time for any reason. While some people may be trained in first aid, often those practices may not always be applicable for dental emergencies. Listed below are some common dental emergencies and the first aid necessary to respond to those emergencies until  a trip to […]

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Why Checkups Are Essential?

Paying regular visits to your dentist is never an easy or a convenient task. A lot of people find excuses not to do so, but perhaps the following reasons might convince you to show more interest:

The ability to detect oral cancer and other diseases

Oral cancer is a serious disease of the mouth, and there are various ways through it can manifest. Without proper investigation, oral cancer can easily develop and spread at an incredibly sporadic rate. However, at its initial stage, oral cancer can easily be done away with.

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Common Dental Myths

Let’s face it: the dentist isn’t often a person’s first choice of people to see when it comes to living their day to day life. But seeing the dentist is one of the best things you can do to improve not just your oral health, but also your overall health. Unfortunately, for many people, they […]

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systemic effects of poor oral hygiene

The Systemic Effects of Poor Oral Hygiene

Your mouth is the gateway to your entire body. It might sound weird to say out loud, but when you think of your mouth that way you suddenly see that it is closely tied to the health of your body as a whole. In fact, your oral hygiene has the ability to have a positive […]

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Stop Being So Sensitive: Ending Tooth Sensitivity With Your Dentist’s Aid

When your teeth suffer from pain when chewing, or are particularly sensitive to hot and cold foods, sometimes we wish we could understand what was happening and set it all right again. Millions of adults in the US suffer from teeth sensitivity either chronically or intermittently. Thankfully the causes of tooth sensitivity are well-known, and […]

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Sleep Apnea

It’s a hot buzzword these days, Sleep Apnea, but it isn’t new. Sleep Apnea is a term that described a condition where an individual briefly stops breathing repeatedly through the night, or simply takes very shallow breaths. This stop can be brief, lasting only a few seconds, to lasting a number of minutes. In severe […]

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Teeth Grinding Can Ruin Your Smile

Teeth grinding or jaw clenching are also known as bruxism. One of the most common reasons patients come in for a visit, this condition can lead to a wide variety of oral problems that are painful and require extensive treatment. Bruxism can occur during the day or at night. During sleep bruxism a person grinds […]

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Dental Health and Your Diet

Oral Health and Your Diet

Your body works hard to convert the foods you eat into energy. You may not think twice about what you are eating – especially when it comes to grabbing an afternoon snack or sipping on a vanilla latte on your commute. But the food you put in your mouth affects more than just your waistline. […]

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