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5 Things You Need to Know About Your Dental Exams

Dental exams are surprisingly thorough. If you schedule regular appointments, you greatly increase your chances of detecting disease and potential issues as soon as possible. Having a checkup is easy. While our dentist performs a comfortable physical examination and takes

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Periodontal Disease: What can I do to reduce my risk?

Periodontal (gum) disease is one of the biggest and most common threats to your oral health. Without periodontal treatment, gum disease can advance into a destructive condition that causes tooth loss, bone deterioration, and a chronic oral infection. There are

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Alternatives to Mercury Fillings

Have you been told that you need a filling? Do you fear having noticeable dental work? While amalgam fillings were the most common type of restoration in the past, there are alternatives to metal dental work that look incredibly natural.

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How durable are porcelain veneers?

It’s understandable that people would think that porcelain veneers are very fragile because porcelain is often a delicate material. However, porcelain veneers are quite durable once they are bonded to the teeth, and the devices can last for decades when

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Brushing Up On Dental Hygiene Basics

You may have been brushing and flossing for as long as you can remember, but it never hurts to revisit the basics of these important tasks. If you’re not using proper technique, your oral hygiene routine is not doing the

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Tooth Restorations: How Dental Crowns Can Help

Dental crowns have been used in multiple applications for decades. Materials have changed and the appearance of those restorations has improved. Millions of teeth have been saved employing dental crowns, but they are used for more than just covering a

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