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Preventing Dental Implant Failure

Patients seeking comprehensive and effective tooth replacement that can last a lifetime can benefit from dental implants. These fixtures feature fixed prosthetic teeth that will fill gaps in your smile, improve oral functions, and prevent further oral health problems that…


Keep Teeth Bright After Whitening

Have you noticed yellowing, staining, or diminished color in your teeth? Poor oral habits could lead to this dental discoloration. But these stains may accrue due to factors outside your control too, like aging or medication side effects. If you…


Nutrition Tips for Healthy Gums

The foods and drinks that you consume play a major role in the look and feel of your smile. This proves especially true when it comes to gum health. Gum disease, an infection of the gum tissue, affects more than…


What Is Recurrent Tooth Decay?

Cavities affect a majority of people at some point in their lives. You likely have at least one dental filling from a treated cavity in your smile now. A dentist permanently eradicates a cavity when giving you a filling, but…


Drinking Water Helps Your Smile

From a young age, we learn that the human body consists primarily of water. So drinking plenty of water and staying hydrated is crucial to remaining healthy. This proves true for your oral health too. To avoid dehydration and therefore…


Does Teeth Whitening Hurt?

Yellowing, staining, and dullness in your teeth can make you feel self-conscious about your smile. You can enhance the color of your teeth with specialized whitening treatment at your dentist’s office. Though brightening your smile is appealing to many people,…


How to Fight Dry Mouth

Many people have experienced the sticky and unpleasant sensation of dry mouth. Not only can this condition feel uncomfortable, but it poses a major risk to your oral health in many ways. Chronic dry mouth might need intervention from a…


What Makes an Ideal Dental Implant Patient?

Tooth loss can make everyday chewing and speaking difficult. You may also feel unhappy about the way that your smile looks if you have gaps between your teeth. You could also be at risk of even more oral health issues…


Oral Health Benefits with Mouthwash

Oral hygiene is crucial to keeping your smile looking and feeling its best. By brushing your teeth twice each day and flossing daily, you can remove surface stains and plaque that could harm your smile. But you create further protection…


When to Schedule Dentist Appointments

Once we begin to grow teeth in infancy, we start seeing our dentists for routine teeth cleanings and oral health examinations. We understand the importance of this preventative care from a young age and continue these habits into adulthood. But…