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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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Myths About Root Canals

When patients learn that root canal treatment is recommended in their case, they often respond with dread. Unfortunately, they may believe misperceptions about this intervention. Before you start getting anxious about this treatment, educate yourself about the reality of a

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Purpose of a Dental Sealant

Dental sealants are thin, plastic coatings that can help to protect the surfaces of teeth that are particularly susceptible to cavities, especially the large chewing surfaces of the molars. Those teeth have a number of deep grooves that can trap

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Tips to Prevent Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is a serious oral health issue that can result in the need for composite fillings or even more advanced and invasive interventions. In order to avoid the need for such treatments, we try to educate our patients on

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Why Early Detection of Gum Disease is So Important

Patients who get treatment for gum disease in its earliest stages generally find that the interventions are less invasive and disruptive to their lives. However, as the condition advances, it requires more involved treatments. In some cases, serious gum disease

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Do dental implants require special care?

One of the many appealing qualities of dental implants is their convenience. In many ways, caring for a dental implant differs little, if at all, from caring for a biological tooth. Dental implants become osseointegrated into the jaw after placement.

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