Blog Posts in 2018

Getting to Know Your Periodontal Pockets

If you develop gum disease, one complication you may experience is periodontal pockets. These pockets can increase your risk of tooth loss and allow toxins to build up along your gum line. Treating ...
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All About Root Canals

If your dentist recommends a root canal, it’s natural to be a little nervous. However, this procedure is one of the most common ones performed in general dentistry practices, and its reputation ...
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A Crash Course in Invisalign Aligner Care

Are you tired of living with misaligned or widely spaced teeth but don’t want to go through the process of wearing traditional metal braces? If so, then Invisalign could be the perfect treatment ...
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Should You Consider Veneers?

It’s never too late to improve your smile and the way you feel about yourself, and treatments like veneers, dental implants, and Invisalign can all make a difference. These treatments address a ...
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Nail Biting: The Common Habit That Can Lead to Major Oral Health Problems

If your parents always told you to stop biting your nails when you were growing up, hopefully, you took their advice. Biting your nails comes with many potential hazards, and you might need dental ...
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Is It Safe to Use Denture Adhesives?

General dentistry is dedicated to improving and maintaining your oral health in a way that is completely safe, but there are times when you should know what kinds of questions to ask your dentist. ...
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How Diabetes Affects Oral Health

Diabetes and oral health go hand in hand, so it’s wise to keep up with your general dentistry appointments so you can protect yourself from the symptoms. The two are linked, but how exactly does ...
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Talk to Your Dentist Before Considering Oral Jewelry

As popular as oral jewelry is, it’s important to consider the potential hazards before you make the decision to have your tongue pierced. As your dentist can tell you, it’s essential that ...
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Should Parents Pull Out Loose Baby Teeth?

Your child’s baby teeth will begin falling out around the age of 6, and all of the permanent teeth should have grown into place by the time your child reaches his or her teen years. Along the ...
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All About Cavities

Did you know that humans have been battling cavities for more than 15,000 years? Our prehistoric ancestors didn’t have dentists, of course—they cleaned their teeth using sharpened flint, ...
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Which Type of Gingival Biopsy Are You Having?

One of your dentist’s most important responsibilities is to check your gums for signs of oral cancer. If your dentist sees any signs of cancer, he or she will do a gingival biopsy in order to ...
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