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What Do Dental Fillings Do for You?

Dental fillings are a commonly provided dental treatment. Many patients end up needing dental fillings at some point throughout their lives, if not multiple times. What are dental fillings? Keep reading to learn more about them and how they can help your smile! What Are Dental Fillings? When decay gets ahold of a tooth, it […]

5 Reasons to Keep Up with Regular Dental Appointments

There are a few reasons why dentists recommend that you stop by for examinations and cleanings twice a year and below, we’ll outline five of those reasons! Check out why you should keep regular, twice-yearly dental appointments. 1. Preventative Treatment One of the most common reasons why people have oral health complications are because of […]

What Can Go Wrong with Your Wisdom Teeth?

The phrase “wisdom teeth” sounds pretty nice… who wouldn’t want something that comes along with wisdom? In reality, however, wisdom teeth often cause more harm than good. It’s possible that the only time you’ve ever thought about wisdom teeth was when someone you knew was getting them removed. Here are some of the things that […]

Possible Causes of Dry Mouth

What Is Dry Mouth? Dry mouth is a health condition where the salivary glands don’t produce enough saliva. Your mouth becomes dry, which is a problem because your spit plays an important role in your oral health! Saliva neutralizes the acids produced by bacteria and washes away food debris. Without enough saliva, your risk for […]

What to Do If Your Dental Implants Are Damaged

Dental implants have a high success rate and are very durable, but they can still get damaged. At our office, we offer a variety of dental implant restorations that get your oral health back on track. What Are the Signs of Dental Implant Damage? A dental implant has two main parts: a titanium screw in […]

How to Protect Your Teeth Even While You Sleep

Do you ever wake up with a sore jaw, wondering what happened overnight to make it feel that way? Bruxism, or teeth grinding, can cause permanent damage to your smile. Luckily, there’s a way to protect your teeth even when you’re fast asleep: nightguards. While most people associate mouthguards with contact sports, you can also […]

Keeping Mom & Baby Healthy During Pregnancy

It’s no secret that the body rapidly changes as pregnancy progresses. But did you know that oral health also changes? Pregnancy can make women more prone to gum disease and cavities. However, good oral care can encourage you and your baby to have a healthy pregnancy. Keep reading to learn a few helpful tips on […]

How to Keep Your Teeth Bright After a Professional Whitening

Professional teeth whitening is a quick and effective way to transform the appearance of your smile. While effective, professional teeth whitening is not a permanent solution for dull teeth, but there are steps you can take to help keep your teeth bright! Teeth Whitening Tips 1. Avoid High Pigment Food & Drinks Over time, consumption […]

Our Guide to Recovering From a Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Wisdom tooth extractions are among the more invasive procedures within dentistry, and they typically require at least a few days of recovery time. Here are some tips to help your wisdom tooth recovery process fly by. Stock Up on Soft Foods We strongly recommend getting a few days’ worth of soft foods to eat before […]

Use Your Dental Benefits Before the End of the Year!

November has arrived, which means we don’t have too much longer until 2021 comes to a close. That also means there isn’t much time left to use up any dental benefits you have remaining before they expire at the end of the year. There’s no better time than the present to book your next appointment […]

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