Do you Need Root Canal Therapy?

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What do you know about root canal therapy? As you may know, root canal therapy is designed to treat a tooth whose center is decayed or infected. Still, there are several myths surrounding root canal therapy. As you know, you may need root canal when a cavity filling won’t save your tooth. You see, if… Read more »

Sore Jaw? Your TMJ Might Be Telling You Something

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Do you feel like you’ve just chewed a ball of toffee even though it was just a ham sandwich? Your temporomandibular joints, or TMJ, might be out of whack. These are the joints and jaw muscles that enable your mouth to open and close. You use them whenever you chew, speak, or swallow. When something… Read more »

How Dental Sealants Help Molars

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Taking good care of our teeth is easy in our modern age, we have a variety of dental tools at our disposal: toothbrushes, toothpastes, and flossing methods to help us achieve excellent oral health. Another modern marvel (well, since the 1970s), dental sealants have been helping patients better protect and preserve their cavity-prone molars. Why… Read more »

How To Fight Tooth Stains

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Do you struggle without a cup of coffee in the morning? Are blackberries your favorite snack? Do you love Italian cuisine? Though these foods and drinks may seem like a normal part of your life, they actually contribute to tooth stains. How can you fight these stains and protect your white, beautiful smile? How To… Read more »

Dental Emergency: A Lost Crown

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Dental emergencies can lead to serious problems—and to a very unpleasant experience—but there are things you can do to be better prepared. You should consider including a small container with a lid to put a broken tooth into, gauze to help you stop bleeding, and a compress that can be frozen to help alleviate swelling. … Read more »

Family Dentistry: Easing Your Child’s Dental Fears

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If your child is afraid of the dental office and every tool associated with it, there are a few ways you can help them feel better in the dental chair! If you do the following things, you will be able to ease your child’s dental fears one appointment at a time: • When you explain… Read more »

What Kind Of Filling Should Be Used?

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It is time to get your cavity treated. Your dentist starts by numbing your mouth and drilling away the decay. They will then place a filling in your tooth. But wait! Have you discussed the different filling options with them? Before you get your cavity treated, learn about the three main types of fillings available…. Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Use Toothpicks

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Toothpicks have many uses, they can hold a sandwich together, check if a cake is done baking, or even create a tower with the use of gumdrops. However, their original purpose, to pick at teeth, is actually advised against. Here are the reasons why. Teeth And Gum Damage Toothpicks can be found in most restaurants… Read more »