Dental Tips and Advice

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    How to Reduce Stress at the Dentist

    March 4, 2021

    Millions of Americans avoid going to the dentist every year because of their dental anxiety, and it’s understandable. Many people have a fear of pain, dislike the environment in medical offices in general, or are worried their concerns about their dental health won’t be heard. Being stressed about dental checkups isn’t uncommon. Fortunately, an experienced dentist can help you conquer your dental anxiety.

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    7 Common Oral Hygiene Mistakes

    March 2, 2021

    Taking care of your teeth isn’t necessarily fun, but it is essential to your oral health. Unfortunately, many people let their daily lives get in the way of establishing a healthy oral hygiene routine, or they simply don’t understand the proper way to care for their mouths and gums. Below are some of the most common oral hygiene mistakes people make and suggestions

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    9 Ways to Battle Bad Breath

    February 15, 2021

    Nobody likes bad breath. Unfortunately, try as we might, some of us still struggle with it every day. Fortunately, battling bad breath doesn’t have to be hard. All it takes is an understanding of what causes bad breath and a little extra effort to make sure your halitosis never disrupts your life again. And don’t forget that dental cleanings and checkups are a crucial way

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    Everything You Need to Know About Invisalign

    January 18, 2021

    There was once a time where the only way to straighten your teeth was by using traditional braces. Patients would have to have brackets and wires applied and then wear them for months, and sometimes years, to achieve the perfect smile. Now, straightening your teeth is a process made much simpler by Invisalign®. With multiple benefits and fewer interruptions to your daily life,

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    Teeth Whitening with Opalescence

    December 20, 2020

    Few things boost your self-esteem more than improving your smile! Gone are the days of expensive whitening treatments and DIY kits that take weeks to work. Now, with Opalescence products, you can take care of all your teeth whitening needs right here in our office! No more ordering online and no more waiting. What could be better? At Salling & Tate, we offer

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    Reasons You May Need Oral Surgery

    May 22, 2020

    Brushing, flossing, and visiting the dentists at Salling & Tate regularly can go a long way toward achieving ideal oral health. Unfortunately, life often has other plans and some people find themselves in the position of needing more serious dental work done. While some procedures can be completed in a dentist’s office, others require the help of an oral surgeon. The good news

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