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  • Best Practices for Healthy Teeth

    All too often, we take our health for granted and fall behind in getting the preventive care we need to stay healthy. Modern life is busy and demanding, and when we're feeling fine, it seems like just one more thing to do. However, neglecting your teeth is a mistake that can lead to many hours spent in a dentist's chair and invading your bank account for the funds needed to pay for expensive treatments. But that's not all!  Failing to treat decaying teeth or infected gums can also lead to probl....

    2021/07/27

    Category: General Dentistry

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  • What Is Dental Laser Cavity Detection?

    Exciting new technology of many kinds has made the art and science of dentistry more effective than ever. Dental laser cavity detection is one great example of this. Now, with a wand that is about the size of a pen, the dentist can find out whether or not you have tooth decay quickly and accurately. Using the principle of reflection of light, this laser-powered wand can diagnose decay and cavities that are in need of treatment early on, so that they don't get the chance to get bigger and cause m....

    2021/07/13

    Category: General Dentistry

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  • What Are Smile Makeovers?

    Although smile makeovers are often thought of as a set of cosmetic procedures that are designed simply to make a smile look better, they are actually more than that. Since the health of the mouth and its appearance are often related, a smile makeover also addresses the issues of tooth and gum health as well as the health of the jaw itself. Before a smile makeover is done, a thorough assessment of the health of the teeth, gums and jaw bone are done in order to plan comprehensive treatment that is....

    2021/06/29

    Category: General Dentistry

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  • What a Dental Cleaning Can Do For You

    When you get that email or phone call reminding you that it's time for your next dental cleaning, you may say to yourself, "Awww, that again!  I'm busy and I don't have time! Other things are more important!" But even though this may seem to be the case, there are truly many reasons why you should think differently. While you may not consider a dental cleaning to be a top priority matter, you should take the time to learn more about all the things it can do for you. Your mouth is a doorway betw....

    2021/06/15

    Category: General Dentistry

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  • Laser Detection of Caries With DIAGNOdent

    Many types of modern dental technology have made it possible to diagnose and treat various dental problems more easily and with more accuracy than ever. Lasers, which produce a very concentrated, narrow beam of light, have many applications in both dental diagnosis and treatment. The DIAGNOdent laser machine is one of these exciting new applications. This machine, which is a wand that is no bigger than a large pen, can be inserted into the patient's mouth to examine the tooth enamel for the deve....

    2021/06/01

    Category: General Dentistry

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  • Should You See Your Dentist for TMJ Pain Treatment?

    TMJ pain, or temporomandibular pain, is pain that occurs in the jaw area at the joint where the jawbone is connected to the skull. This is the joint that enables the mouth to open and close, and it is used in chewing and speaking. TMJ pain can be caused by teeth grinding, by trauma to the jaw, by arthritis, or by other factors. Dentists are trained to diagnose and treat TMJ pain and will generally use non-invasive methods first to try to remedy this problem. If you have clicking or popping sound....

    2021/05/18

    Category: General Dentistry

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  • Common Types of Dentistry

    Depending on the patient’s age and the state of their oral health, the type of dentist they should see will vary. Because everyone has different dental needs, the various dentistry types include general dentistry, family dentistry, pediatric dentistry, orthodontics, cosmetic dentistry, and specialty dentistry. While this variety may seem overwhelming, a short read about each type of dentist can put your mind at ease and one step closer to receiving the most effective care. General Dentistry ....

    2021/03/09

    Category: General Dentistry

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  • What You Need to Know About Mouth Guards

    20% of all sports-related injuries are dental injuries! Even worse, a child is 60 times more likely to damage their teeth when they aren't wearing a mouthguard. According to the CDC, more than 3 million teeth are knocked out at children's sporting events. So, if your child plays a sport, here is what you should know about mouth guards and how to choose the best one. How do they work? Often called mouth protectors, mouth guards cushion any trauma to the face, thus actively preventing cutting a ....

    2021/02/23

    Category: General Dentistry

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  • What Sedation is Used for Dentistry?

    In order to most effectively perform a dental procedure and reduce a patient's anxiety, dentists often utilize sedation treatments. In simpler terms, oral sedation dentistry is the medical practice of administering sedative drugs through the patient's mouth. Some dentists may also practice conscious intravenous sedation (inserting an IV) or inhalation sedation along with this method. The Reason for Dental Sedation Before a procedure, some dental patients may have to be sedated for various reas....

    2021/02/09

    Category: General Dentistry

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  • Types of General Dentistry Procedures

    If you are heading to your general dentist, there are various general dentistry procedures to choose from! From routine dental exams to minor oral surgeries, general dentists can meet most of your dental needs. For example, they can offer restorative services, preventative treatments, oral surgery, and cosmetic dentistry. Restorative Dentistry In general dentistry, restorative dental procedures are often referred to as the "bread-and-butter" because they make up most routine dental treatments.....

    2021/01/26

    Category: General Dentistry

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