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Preventing Dental Injuries For High School Athletes
October 20, 2018

Sports injuries involving teeth are unfortunately very common. Though using a mouthguard is recommended for those who play contact sports, not all student athletes understand the importance of wearing one at all times until it’s too late. If your child loses a tooth on the sports field, don’t panic. Here are some of the most […]

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Keeping An Elderly Parent’s Teeth Healthy
October 14, 2018

When you were a child, your parents probably made sure you were brushing your teeth properly so you would have a lifetime of healthy dental checkups. Now, as your parent’s age, it may be up to you to repay the favor by helping them take great care of their teeth as they age. Whether this […]

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The Facts and Fictions of Fluoride
September 29, 2018

Fluoride is a natural mineral that can be found in many foods and water. It can be used to prevent tooth decay as the mineral increases the tooth enamel’s resistance towards acid from plaque and bacteria. It can also reverse the signs of early decay by rebuilding the tooth’s enamel if caught early. Even with […]

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Invisalign Before The Altar
September 8, 2018

For most women, (and a few men too!) you want to look your very best on your wedding day. Many brides begin working out, watching what they eat, and meticulously planning every little detail of the big day. Looking through example photos from photographers can quickly make you realize you’d also like to have a […]

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Are All Toothpaste Options the Same?
August 18, 2018

We hear this question a lot from our patients, and it’s a great question you should be asking. Often when we go to the drugstore for our list of daily essentials, you will find an entire wall of toothpaste options. Some whiten, some are for sensitive teeth, and the ingredients lists all seem to vary […]

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How To Add Flossing To Your Brushing Routine
August 11, 2018

For most people, brushing their teeth for the recommended twice a day is pretty simple and the habit itself is easy to stick to. So why is adding in flossing so difficult to do for so many? Unlike brushing your teeth after sliding your tongue across and feeling the “fuzzy” texture, the benefits of flossing […]

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What are No-Prep Veneers, Anyway?
July 22, 2018

Porcelain veneers aren’t exactly new when it comes to cosmetic dentistry. Porcelain Veneers have been widely used for decades but were used more for dental restoration than anything else. So why the sudden increase in popularity? One word. Lumineers. Lumineers vs. Traditional Porcelain Veneers There are some major differences between the traditional Porcelain Veneer and […]

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Healthy Summer Snacks for Kids
July 7, 2018

Summer break is a dream come true for most kids, and why wouldn’t it be? Three months filled with riding bikes, playing outside until it’s dark, swimming with friends, and those sweet summer snacks. But how well do you really know the sugar content in your kid’s go-to treats? Hidden sugars are the fastest way […]

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Top Dental Problems for College Students
June 23, 2018

The phrase “broke college student” rings true for many 20 somethings who are out of the house and away from their parents for the very first time. Learning how to navigate through life on their own can have many challenges and a steep learning curve, and making routine trips to the dentist for cleanings and […]

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They say hindsight is 20/20 and like so many other experiences in life, Invisalign treatments are no different. As patients look back on their Invisalign experiences, these are the top tips from real people just like you and what they wish they would have known before beginning treatment. Your Teeth Are Going To Need Some […]

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Anxiously awaiting your Invisalign consultation to finally obtain the straight smile of your dreams? Get the most out of your consultation by asking these top questions at your appointment so you leave the office knowing exactly what to expect and what the process is going to be like for you. What You Need To Know […]

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Why You’re Probably Brushing Your Teeth Wrong
May 6, 2018

By this point in your life as an adult, you’re well aware that the American Dental Association recommends brushing your teeth twice a day. While brushing your teeth is undoubtedly one of the most important things you can do to take care of your oral health, most adults are making several mistakes when it comes […]

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Should I Get a Second Opinion on Dental Work?
April 15, 2018

You just had your teeth cleaned and examined by your dentist, and they found a long list of problems and issues with an even longer estimated invoice. How do you know if you can trust everything your dentist is recommending, and how do you know what is urgent, and what could potentially wait? Sound all […]

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Identifying the Best Way to Whiten Your Stained Teeth
April 11, 2018

You’ve probably seen the commercials that suggest holding a tissue to your teeth and comparing the color of your enamel to the bright white of the tissue. But have you given yourself the “tissue test” to see if you pass with flying colors, or if your teeth are more dark and dingy than you even […]

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Will Straightening My Teeth Improve Oral Health?
March 10, 2018

Orthodontic treatments aren’t just for giving you a straight smile. Correcting crooked teeth will also result in better oral health because having crooked and overcrowded teeth can make great oral hygiene difficult to achieve. Can you benefit from a straighter, healthier smile? Health Benefits of Straight Teeth Your crooked teeth can be direct cause of […]

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When Should My Child Have Their First Dental Exam?
March 5, 2018

  As a new parent, there is a long list of milestones your child will achieve throughout their first year of life. You may not even realize one of the most important ones until you get a notification from your baby tracker app – first dentist appointment! As a general guideline, the American Academy of […]

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Caring for Your Porcelain Veneers
January 16, 2018

You have invested a significant amount of time and money into restoring your smile with the help from porcelain veneers. Once you have corrected your cracked, crooked or chipped teeth, the next step is protecting your investment by taking proper care of your stunning new smile. While veneers are extremely durable, making them last for […]

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How Much Will I Pay for Invisalign?
December 22, 2017

You may have been considering braces for years, and with today’s convenient Invisalign option, you’re ready to take that first step towards the smile you’ve always coveted. But how much is that dream smile going to really cost you? How much should I budget for alternative orthodontics? Just like traditional braces, the cost of alternative […]

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The Worst Drinks for Your Teeth May Surprise You
December 18, 2017

The truth is, almost everyone is consuming too much sugar because of the way this sweet ingredient is added into almost every food and beverage out there. Sugar makes foods taste better, which makes it a common additive in many packaged products. Because sugars presence isn’t always easily detected, it can be easy to consume […]

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Are You Confident in Your Smile? Try This Test
November 15, 2017

It’s simple – give yourself a big smile in the mirror. Are you comfortable? Or are you eager to look away? Countless people put up with grins that they’re not completely happy with – but making a change doesn’t have to mean expensive, complex dental work. Learn more about affordable, straightforward ways to make aesthetic […]

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