What Smoking Does to Your Teeth

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It seems that everyone wants a beautiful, healthy smile these days. Fortunately, this is a manageable goal, but there can be a few obstacles. Unfortunately, smoking can definitely cause major issues and can stop you from attaining beautiful teeth. Furthermore, while smoking can hurt the appearance of your smile, it can also cause damage you… Read more »

The Best Ways to Fight Dental Cavities

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If you’re interested in knowing how to fight tooth decay on a regular basis, then Dr. and our team is thrilled to help you! There are many things you can do to keep tooth decay in , , at bay, and those things are: Keep up on oral hygiene Oral hygiene is a great way… Read more »

Information About Dental Crowns

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A dental crown or cap is a tooth-shaped covering that is placed over a tooth to restore its shape, size, appearance, and strength. The dental crown will cover the entire visible portion of the tooth. Dr. may recommend a dental crown in , , to: – Keep a weak tooth from breaking – Hold together… Read more »

Do You Need Braces?

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Are you currently wondering if you need braces? If so, answer these two questions: Is your smile less-than-straight? Does the state of your teeth and jaw cause you discomfort? If you answer “yes” again, you should talk to your dentist about getting braces. People wear braces for two reasons—aesthetic and oral health. Aesthetic: Braces push… Read more »

The Dangers of Dental Phobia

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Dental phobia is sometimes, confused with dental anxiety. With dental anxiety the person often feels increased anxiety during basic dental procedures. A person with dental phobia can often overwhelmed by an irrational fear of visiting the dentist. This can lead them to forgo regular checkups and procedures, which can lead to serious problems. Individuals that… Read more »

Cavities and Your Oral Health

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Did you know that parents can pass tooth decay bacteria on to their children by kissing them or sharing eating utensils? Parents, siblings, anyone sharing food, straws, or toothbrushes, can spread bacteria, and bacterial growth in the mouth is the main cause of cavities. There are three types of cavities: Smooth Surface Cavities: these are… Read more »