Tag: general dentistry

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Am I Grinding My Teeth at Night?

While most of us put our best foot forward when it comes to cultivating healthy habits, what about ones that develop while we sleep? Often these habits can develop and become firmly entrenched before we even start to develop noticeable symptoms during waking life. Bruxism, more commonly known as teeth grinding is one such issue....

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How Do Teeth Whitening Products Work?

If you want whiter teeth, there are many options. Consider the benefits and drawbacks of each, so you can choose the option that is best for you. You will love your beautiful new smile. Professional Whitening   You have two options for professional whitening: whitening at the dentist’s office, or a tray prepared by your...

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Tooth-Friendly Foods for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of the most popular holidays for families. When you think of Thanksgiving, not many sugary treats come to mind. However, there are some foods that can actually benefit your oral health. Tooth-Friendly Healthy Food If the main dish on your holiday table is turkey, it is an excellent start. Turkey is rich...

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Back to Basics: Back-to-School

As we prepare for a new school year, we should not dismiss the importance of oral health. We can all prepare our kids with back to school basics to help them stay healthy. Encourage Oral Care The ideal time to buy your child a new set of oral care supplies is when you are buying...

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Picture Perfect Pediatrics: School Picture Time

One of the most exciting events in a new school year is yearbook pictures. Kids from kindergarten through high school want pictures to share with their friends and family members. Your child’s perfect smile starts with oral health. The Perfect Time For A Dental Appointment The ideal time for a pediatric dentistry appointment is before...

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When Is A Root Canal Necessary?

We have all heard of a root canal, but how exactly do patients become eligible for the treatment? The American Dental Association explains that a root canal treatment may be necessary when a tooth’s pulp (within the tooth) becomes damaged or inflamed. During treatment, the pulp, which contains nerves, blood vessels, and other tissue, is removed....