Dental Tips and Advice

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    Keeping Kids Teeth Safe This Summer

    July 16, 2021

    Summertime is almost here! With school out and kids home for the summer, families often find themselves in a totally different routine than they do during the school year. While mixing things up can certainly be a welcome change, and every kid loves being out of school, the change in routine during summer can potentially harm kids’ oral health. To help keeps your

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    Sports Safety for Your Teeth

    May 24, 2021

    Sports are a great way to get some fresh air and some exercise but, they can also be a great way to get hurt if you’re not careful. It’s easy to think about how to protect our bodies and to utilize protective gear, like helmets, shoulder pads, or kneepads, but there are plenty of sports enthusiasts who forget about protecting a part of

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    What is Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Sedation Dentistry?

    May 19, 2021

    A lot of people, children and adults alike, have a fear of the dentist. For some it is the atmosphere, others the sound of the equipment, and still others are deterred by the potential for their procedure to be painful. If you or your child has a fear of going to the dentist, nitrous oxide-oxygen sedation dentistry may be able to help. This

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    Signs You May Need Braces

    May 18, 2021

    Braces, and other teeth-straightening tools like Invisalign, are a tried and true method for fixing crooked teeth, bite issues, and other orthodontic problems. Although most people are children when they are diagnosed with needing braces, there are plenty of adults who choose to start the teeth-straightening process later in their lives. Regardless of how old you are, braces can not only give you

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    How to Care for CEREC Restorations

    March 26, 2021

    CEREC, or Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, is a method of restoring teeth using computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing. Although this practice is most commonly used for crowns, CEREC can also be used to create veneers and onlays that preserve the teeth and improve their overall appearance. CEREC restorations are an investment in your oral health and are meant to last for many

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    Toothpaste Tips

    March 15, 2021

    Toothpaste is one of the most important components of a healthy oral care routine, but how do you know which toothpaste is right for you? Check out the infographic below to learn how to choose the right toothpaste and find out how much you should be using. And remember, if you have any questions about your oral care routine or if you need

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