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Why Should I Get Dentures?

posted on July 1, 2019

Dentures do more than fill out your smile, and the process might be a lot easier than you think! If you’ve lost some or all your natural teeth, your dentist will recommend dentures so you can speak and chew properly and keep your bite correctly aligned. Dentures can be removable or fixed appliances that replace […]

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What is Scaling and Root Planning

posted on June 1, 2019

If your dentist finds signs of gum disease during an exam, you might hear the phrase “root planing and scaling.” Don’t worry; it’s not as scary as it sounds and it might just save your teeth. If you haven’t been to the dentist in a while or if you have difficulty sticking to a regular […]

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Extractions Don't Have to Be a Pain

posted on May 1, 2019

Extractions are necessary for many reasons. By following some simple tips, you can avoid many post-op complications and lessen your healing time to get back to normal as quickly as possible. If a tooth is cracked below the gum, has a root fracture, or is periodontally involved and can’t be saved, an extraction might be […]

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When Milk Doesn’t Do a Body Good: Calcium-Rich Alternatives for Strong Teeth and Bones

posted on April 1, 2019

Whether due to lactose intolerance, an ethical stance or dietary choice, many people today are choosing different methods of getting their daily calcium for strong teeth and bones. Calcium is an important mineral essential for the development and maintenance of strong teeth and bones. The FDA recommends getting between 1,000-1,200 mg of calcium every day […]

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Tooth Sensitivity Can Be a Real Pain

posted on March 14, 2019

Do cold foods make your teeth feel like a hot mess? Do hot foods give your teeth the chills? You’re not alone. Read on for some tips to keep your mouth (and you) happy. Tooth sensitivity is a common problem, but you don’t have to suffer in silence. There are many treatments available that can […]

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Why Healthy Teeth Are So Important

posted on February 8, 2019

It’s children’s oral health month, and that means Peter Pearlywhites and his Family are ready to show your children how to deal a decisive blow to tooth decay. Read on to discover how to join the fight for a healthy smile today! Strong, healthy teeth help you chew the right foods which help you grow […]

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Resolve to Make Your Oral Health a Priority in the New Year!

posted on January 9, 2019

This year, resolve to keep your whole body healthy by incorporating these five foods that support oral health into your diet. The holiday season is over, and everything is slowly returning to normal. Now is a great time to focus on your New Year’s resolutions. Instead of making general resolutions like wanting to lose weight […]

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A Caregiver’s Guide to Keeping Your Loved One’s Mouth Healthy

posted on December 7, 2018

They cared for us, now it’s our turn to care for them. Don’t overlook their oral health. There comes a time when the tides change, and we become a caregiver to those that raised us, drove us to soccer practice, dance recitals, and music lessons. They helped us brush our hair and taught us to […]

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Use ‘Em or Lose ‘Em: Don’t Let Your Dental Benefits Go to Waste

posted on November 9, 2018

Most benefits refresh in January, and your policy benefits renew. Are you making the most of your available coverage before it expires? For most patients, dental benefits renew each January, while others renew on an enrollment date or fiscal year. Studies have shown under 3% of PPO dental plan members use all of their allotted […]

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Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby

posted on October 10, 2018

With a little help from your dental team, a healthy mouth during pregnancy is something that’s easy to deliver. Pregnancy is an exciting time for any woman, but it is also full of a seemingly endless list of do’s and don’ts. Thankfully, there have been incredible advancements in the dental field that help make your […]

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