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Are You a Teeth Grinder?

2 Minute Read:  Sometimes, all we can do is grit our teeth and plow through. However, doing this too often can lead to sleep disruption, facial pain, and dental damage.  Here’s how to tell if you are a teeth grinder and how to protect your mouth from this insidious habit. What Is Teeth Grinding? Teeth […]

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How Can a Poor Diet Lead to Gum Disease?

3 Minute Read:  Your diet affects your oral health. So, if you frequently make poor nutritional choices by consuming fast food, sugary food, or other foods that are considered unhealthy, you may not be able to maintain a healthy smile for long. Why Is Good Nutrition Important to Your Dental Health? Your teeth and gums […]

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Dental Implant or Bridge? Which Is Better for Me?

3 Min Read:    If you have lost a tooth due to decay, gum disease, or accident, you have several options for replacement, including a dental implant or bridge. Determining the right tooth replacement option can be tricky, but understanding the differences between these two options can help steer you to the healthiest choice. What […]

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Is “Teeth in a Day” Treatment Good for Everyone?

3 Minute Read:  At some point or another, you have likely seen an advertisement for “teeth in a day.” In these advertisements, patients with teeth that are irreversibly damaged by decay (cavities), periodontal (gum) disease, and/or trauma receive a beautiful, healthy, and functioning smile in only one day. While this sounds like a dream for […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Frenectomy

Frenectomy, or frenum surgery, is a procedure designed to reduce the frenum in a patient’s mouth. Frena are the soft tissues found in the upper and lower mouth that connect the tongue to the bottom of the mouth and the lips to the upper and lower gums. In some cases, people have an elongated frenum […]

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