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Should you have your teeth professionally whitened?

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Have you been noticing that your teeth look dull, dingy, and a bit yellow? If you wish your teeth were whiter, it can be tempting to pick up a whitening kit, whitening toothpaste, or mouthwash at the grocery store instead of making an appointment with your favorite dentist for professional tooth whitening. However, there are certain […]

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What is a tooth abscess?

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There are many good reasons to take care of your teeth – you want to keep them healthy, functioning, and beautiful. Another reason to take good care of them is to avoid serious problems down the road, such as a tooth abscess. What is a tooth abscess? An abscessed tooth is one that has an infection, […]

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5 Things You Should Know About Porcelain Veneers

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Porcelain veneers are a great way to change your smile, which can give you a whole new confidence and a whole new outlook on life. Are porcelain veneers right for you? Read on for some information about these little miracle workers and how they can help you. What are veneers? Veneers are very thin shells that […]

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Signs That You Have Gum Disease

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Good oral health isn’t just about taking care of your teeth – taking care of your gums is important, too. After all, your gums keep your teeth in place, and if they aren’t healthy it can lead to problems with your teeth and even eventually your jaw bone. Here are some signs that you may […]

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Should you have those old fillings replaced?

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Nowadays, cavities are filled with composite fillings, but those of us who are over a certain age may have had a cavity filled with a metal amalgam filling when we were younger. Are you concerned that those amalgam fillings might be dangerous? Are you tired of seeing those ugly metal fillings when you look in […]

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Is chewing gum bad for oral health?

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If you are an obsessive gum chewer, you may be wondering if maybe you should cut back a bit. You may be wondering if chewing gum is a harmless habit or one that is doing irreparable damage to your teeth and jaw. Here are the good points and bad points to chewing gum!  Reasons not […]

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Fighting Plaque

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Plaque – that sticky film that can easily form on your teeth – can cause a lot of damage. However, it can also be easy to control, by taking care of your teeth at home and, of course, visiting your dentist at least twice a year for a thorough cleaning so that serious problems don’t […]

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Take Care of Your Teeth When You Are Pregnant

If you are pregnant, you no doubt have a lot on your mind, and you are no doubt spending a lot of time taking care of yourself (as well you should be!). You might think that your dental health can wait since you have so much else going on, but in fact your dental health […]

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Beautiful White Teeth for a Beautiful Smile

Everyone wants a beautiful smile! And part of having a beautiful smile means having white teeth. Dull, dingy, yellowish teeth can make you self-conscious and afraid to smile, which can affect how others see you and how you feel about yourself. Read on for some simple ways to keep your teeth their whitest. Take care […]

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Cosmetic Dentistry Creates Beautiful and Healthy Smiles

Are you thinking that it might be time to do something about stained, broken, crooked, or missing teeth? It is a wise decision – having a smile you aren’t proud of can affect your self-confidence, and having teeth with untreated problems can affect your health. Fortunately, whatever your problem, there are many cosmetic dentistry options […]

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