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Let’s Talk About Teeth Grinding

Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is not uncommon. Patients of all ages are subject to this oral habit. While clenching and grinding can occur during the day, it is most often performed during nighttime sleep. Unfortunately, there are more significant concerns with grinding teeth at night because that’s when the forces can be greater…

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How To Protect Your Teeth Whitening Investment

Professional teeth whitening is one of the most affordable services in cosmetic dentistry. Still, teeth whitening is an investment, and all investments are worth protecting – especially when it comes to your smile. Teeth whitening from a dentist can erase stubborn stains and lighten teeth by several shades in many cases. This is an easy,…

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Caring For Your Toothbrush

Your toothbrush is one of the most important hygiene items that you own. It should be used twice a day for two minutes each time. When used correctly, your toothbrush can scrub away stains, eliminate harmful bacteria and remove food debris before oral health problems set in. In result, your toothbrush is your most powerful…

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Does Your Smile Need a Complete Overhaul?

Just like your car or your house, your smile demands maintenance and repair from time to time. This can involve a getting a filling for a cavity, bonding a chipped tooth or even scheduling an appointment to whiten stained teeth. While these are treatments that are most often performed on separate occasions throughout your lifetime,…

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Osseointegration and Implant Dentistry

Dental implants are set apart from any other teeth replacement method. Unlike traditional bridges or dentures, a dental implant is firmly anchored into the jaw bone – just like a real tooth! This allows implants to function with remarkable stability and be a permanent restoration for a single tooth or a full arch of missing…

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Scaling and Root Planing: What to Expect

Gum disease is one of the most common, yet most serious, oral health conditions. In its early stages, periodontal disease can be reversed with better oral hygiene habits. However, if the infection and inflammation in the gums is not improving, a scaling and root planing is often recommended as the next line of treatment. Scaling…

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4 Ways Stress Can Impact Your Smile Health

In our busy, fast-paced society, stress is all too common. We know that stress affects several systems in our body, and your oral health is not excluded. Whether it is a temporary tense circumstance in your life or years of chronic stress, your mouth can suffer the consequences. Stress can induce the following factors that…

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