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January 18th, 2021
Dental deep cleaning: What is it and how is it done?

Did you know that bacteria can invade your gum line? When this happens, a standard teeth cleaning may not be enough. A dental deep cleaning is a treatment that removes tartar buildup below the gum line and down to the roots. Sometimes referred to as gum therapy, this professional teeth cleaning method is meant to […]

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October 29th, 2020
What is considered a “dental emergency”?

Dental emergencies can range anywhere from a knocked-out tooth, to gum infection, to other facial trauma, and while they are not very common, they can be severe. The first thing to do if you believe that you are suffering from a dental emergency is to contact your dentist. By explaining your symptoms, your dentist will […]

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October 23rd, 2020
Top ten tips for “brushing up” on your oral health

Most people don’t understand the extent to which your oral health plays on your overall well being. We all develop basic and regular oral health habits typically as young children; brushing, flossing, and attending the dentist a couple of times of year are customary for most. Today, we are asking the question “why” and “how” […]

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March 23rd, 2020
Reducing Anxiety and Pain with Laser Dentistry

It’s been decades since the concept of lasers entered mainstream society. You may remember Captain Kirk in the Star Trek TV series using his light beam to take down an opponent, but today lasers are not just fiction, they are real. Lasers are used in a variety of applications from targeting your speed by the […]

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March 9th, 2020
Things Your Mouth may be Telling You

Conversations come easy to you and you are always the first one to give your opinion on any subject. You believe in free speech and engage regularly in social situations. Simply put, you love to talk but have you ever listened to what your mouth may be saying to you? Voicing your feelings happens regularly […]

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February 27th, 2020
Understanding Dental Phobia and How to Treat It

It’s time for your dentist's appointment but you are extremely nervous and worried about going. You have dental phobia, a fear of the dentist that puts you into an extreme panic. Not to worry, there are ways to help you ease this dread and get through your appointment with great results. How can you avoid […]

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February 20th, 2020
How Your Smile is Affected by Genetics

Your beautiful red hair flows effortlessly in curly waves around your face and your green eyes glow like a Siberian Tiger. Genetics has played a huge role in the way you look and even in some of your quirky personality traits but did you know that genetics also affects your oral health? Maybe you thought […]

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February 13th, 2020
Say Goodbye to Tartar Build-up on Your Teeth

What would you think if someone told you that tartar could be easily removed from your teeth with an electric toothbrush? You would probably think, wow, this is a great idea and now you won’t have to keep your dentist's appointment! Stop right there! This information is completely false. When your teeth are all gummed […]

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February 6th, 2020
Oral Health and the Facts

British people have the worst teeth of all. This is believed to be true by many people but this is false. Where you come from does not determine the state of your teeth but many other factors come into play. So, why are your teeth worse than the majority of other people? Dental Visits How […]

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January 30th, 2020
Four Surprising Benefits to Brushing Your Teeth

Brushing your teeth for healthy oral hygiene is common knowledge however brushing your teeth can benefit you in many ways you might not know. 1. Less Cost If you avoid brushing your teeth or just don’t do it often enough, you can end up with a mouthful of cavities and other more serious dental issues. […]

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