3 Questions to Ask Your New Dentist

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By now, we all know that regular dentist visits are vital to maintaining healthy, strong, good-looking teeth. However, people don’t often consider how important open communication with their dentist is for their overall oral health! Discussing your health concerns, fears, and dental habits with your dentist from the start can make a big difference. This […]

Signs of a Tooth Infection

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Experiencing a persistent, throbbing toothache that just won’t go away? You could be suffering from a tooth infection! A tooth infection, or a tooth abscess, is a pocket of pus caused by a bacterial infection. They typically occur when a cavity is left untreated. Here are some other symptoms you might experience when suffering from […]

Halloween Tips for Healthy Teeth

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Halloween is just around the corner and for most children in the United States, that means a bag full of their favorite candies and easy access to sweets. And let’s be honest — even the adults have a few more sweets than they usually do. But have no fear! You can still enjoy this spooky […]

How to Celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month

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There’s nothing better than a clean, healthy month! That’s why we are so excited to celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month all month long. This month is dedicated to promoting healthy mouths across the country, and celebrating all of the hard work you and your dental hygienist put into keeping your pearly whites healthy and strong. […]

Dental Emergencies: Chipped Tooth

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It happens more often than you think – you’re crunching away on a something and notice something unusual in your mouth. While the enamel that covers your teeth is extremely tough, it can get weak overtime, causing a tooth to chip. This is also common if your tooth already has some decay, you experience a […]

Dental Emergencies: Crown Falls Out

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While dental crowns are built to last, it doesn’t mean they cannot fall out or be pulled out prematurely. This is especially true if you enjoy sticky foods like taffy or caramel. While a crown usually falls out due to adhesive failing, it can also occur if there is any enamel decay underneath the crown. […]

Pregnancy Dental Care Tips

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Being pregnant comes with a lot of lifestyle changes and your dental hygiene is one of them! While all mothers expect their bodies to change drastically throughout the nine months, few consider the impact pregnancy has on their teeth. That is why it is so important to uphold proper dental hygiene, such as brushing twice […]

Dental Emergencies: Tooth Knocked Out

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Dental emergencies come in many different forms, some more urgent than others, and are never expected. One of the most common dental emergencies we see at our practice is a tooth being knocked out. When this happens, your next steps and the timeliness of each one is crucial to saving your tooth and the overall […]

Give Your Sensitive Teeth Some TLC

Those with sensitive teeth know the feeling: that sharp pain when you take a bite of your favorite food and drink something cold. Tooth sensitivity can be caused by a variety of things. Most often, it’s the result of worn tooth enamel or exposed roots. Sometimes cavities, a chipped tooth, or gum disease can cause […]

Gingivitis: What You Should Know

Gingivitis is one of the most common periodontal diseases, often occurring due to an accumulation of plaque on one’s teeth. While gingivitis is a non-destructive periodontal disease, over time, when left untreated it can eventually lead to significant damage and even tooth loss. Thankfully, gingivitis can often be solved with good oral hygiene, from longer […]