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Dentures vs. Implants: Deciding Which Is Best For You

Friday, May 24th, 2019
 Learn about the pros and cons of dentures and implants.

Learn about the pros and cons of dentures and implants.

When you are missing some (or all) of your teeth, dentists will typically recommend dentures or implants. Each treatment has its own set of pros and cons, so it’s important to know as much as you can before making the decision. After all, the dentist can make their recommendation, but the final choice is up to you! Learn about the differences between dentures and implants to help you decide which is right for you. (more…)

3 Signs That You May Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

Friday, May 17th, 2019
Learn about three signs that you may need to have your wisdom teeth removed.

Learn about three signs that you may need to have your wisdom teeth removed.

At some point in their lives, most people will need to have at least one wisdom tooth removed. Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars that come in later in our lives when we have little to no room in our mouths for new teeth. Continue reading to learn about signs that may mean it’s time to get your wisdom teeth removed. (more…)

4 Interesting Facts About Cavities

Friday, May 10th, 2019
Learn four interesting facts about cavities.

Learn four interesting facts about cavities.

Although no one wants to hear that they have a cavity when they visit the dentist, 92% of adults in the U.S. will have one at least once in their life. While cavities are quite common, how much do you really know about the dental issue? Continue reading to learn a few interesting and surprising facts about cavities. (more…)

4 Types Of Dental Specialists And What They Do

Friday, May 3rd, 2019
Learn more about four types of dental specialists and what they do.

Learn more about four types of dental specialists and what they do.

When you visit your dentist for a regular check-up, you will likely see a dentist that is either a DDS and DMD. However, this dentist may refer you to a dental specialist, such as an orthodontist or endodontist. What do these mean and how are they different from your general dentist? Continue reading to learn more about your general dentist and four types of dental specialists! (more…)

How Can I Correct My Underbite?

Friday, April 26th, 2019
 Learn how you can correct your underbite.

Learn how you can correct your underbite.

There are a few unpreventable dental issues that are caused by genetics, and an underbite is one of those problems. However, just because it can’t be prevented doesn’t mean that it can’t be treated! Continue reading to learn more about what an underbite is and a few methods of how it can be corrected. (more…)

At Home vs In-Office Teeth Whitening

Friday, April 19th, 2019
Learn about the differences between at home and in-office teeth whitening.

Learn about the differences between at home and in-office teeth whitening.

Everyone’s teeth will darken as they age, and discoloration can be a result of your genetics, medication, or your diet. There is a variety of teeth whitening products you can try at home, or you can visit your dentist for professional in-office treatment. Continue reading to learn about the different methods of teeth whitening and which is best for you! (more…)

The Effects Of Thumb Sucking On Children’s Teeth

Friday, April 12th, 2019
Learn about the effects of thumb sucking on children’s teeth.

Learn about the effects of thumb sucking on children’s teeth.

Thumb sucking is one of the most common habits for young children, as it calms them down and soothes them. However, regular thumb sucking and pacifier use can have a negative impact on their teeth as they age. Continue reading to learn about the long-term effects of thumb sucking and pacifier use on children’s teeth and their oral health, and a few tips on how to stop the habit. (more…)

4 Oral Health Concerns More Common In Seniors

Monday, April 8th, 2019
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Learn about four oral health concerns more common in seniors.

Oral health is essential for patients of all ages, but there are many problems that become more common as you age. Seniors are more likely to experience trouble with lost teeth, denture care, dry mouth, and more. Continue reading for a few oral health concerns more common in seniors. (more…)

How To Prevent Dry Socket After Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Friday, March 29th, 2019
Learn how to prevent dry socket after a wisdom tooth extraction.

Learn how to prevent dry socket after a wisdom tooth extraction.

After a wisdom tooth extraction, some people experience a condition called “dry socket” that can make the recovery process quite painful and uncomfortable. While it can be treated, patients should take every step they can to prevent dry socket from occurring. Continue reading for a few tips on how to avoid dry socket after getting your wisdom teeth pulled. (more…)

Cavities And Fillings 101

Friday, March 22nd, 2019
 Learn all about cavities and fillings!

Learn all about cavities and fillings!

No one wants to hear their dentist say that they have a cavity, but most people will get at least one cavity in their lives. When you think of cavities, you probably think of fillings- but do you know what fillings are and what they do? Fillings have a bad reputation for being painful, but they are nothing to be afraid of! Continue reading to learn the truth about cavities and fillings and why it’s crucial to get a cavity filled as soon as possible. (more…)