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The Difference Between Dental Crowns And Dental Bridges

Posted on Mar 16, 2017

Dental Crowns Dental crowns are considered restorative – in other words, a procedure that’s intended to repair natural teeth. Essentially, a dental crown is a "cap" that’s placed over a tooth, covering the tooth to maintain its natural size and shape. Crowns can also provide structural strength to a...

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It’s Far Better To Floss Regularly Than Not At All

Posted on Mar 09, 2017

For most news junkies, the recent news reports about flossing were rather confusing. In short, the efficacy of dental flossing was being questioned. For dental professionals, it was necessary to have some answers for their bewildered patients. For many, it was more of the same – on one day being told that coffee is good for you, on the next...

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How Dental Bonding Can Leave You With The Perfect Smile

Posted on Mar 03, 2017

When it comes to the variety of dental procedures that are available today, dental bonding is one of the most effective – it’s easy, inexpensive, and provides excellent results. For the most part, dentists use bonding when a tooth is chipped, damaged, or discolored. Also known as “bonded restoration”, dental bonding is...

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Oral Health During The Golden Years: What To Expect

Posted on Feb 22, 2017

It’s no secret - advanced age brings with it health issues. And although we pay more attention to body health than oral health, age has a dramatic effect on the mouth and teeth. The problem is that many seniors tend to react to oral health problems instead of being proactive. The fact is, there is much that can go wrong inside the mouth, and...

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Why Cigarette Smoking Is Bad For Your Teeth

Posted on Feb 14, 2017

The ill effects of cigarette smoking are well known and well established. Anyone who is unaware is certainly taking great risk with their overall health. Cigarette smoking (and tobacco chewing) has a direct and negative effect on oral health. In fact, smoking is likely one of the most damaging things when it comes to oral health – and it...

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The Benefits of Non-Ceramic Implants Over Ceramic Implants

Posted on Feb 08, 2017

Today’s modern implants are a direct outcome of the original titanium dental implant that was created decades ago. From day one, titanium seemed to be the most ideal material for implants, with physical properties that made it both effective and practical. After many years of technical advancement, titanium implants now represent...

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The Inherent Problems of Missing Teeth

Posted on Feb 03, 2017

The last thing a dentist wants to do is remove a diseased or injured tooth. The truth is, dentists are focused on saving teeth, and so removing teeth is somewhat counter. But when teeth are missing, there is always concern for the remaining teeth. The idea of not replacing a missing tooth, or teeth, is simply unsound. Whenever there is loss of a...

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For Those Who Play Sports - Don't Forget the Mouth Wear!

Posted on Jan 26, 2017

Protecting the mouth and teeth should not go unrecognized, especially while playing sports. This is much more than just oral hygiene - it’s about properly taking care of the mouth and teeth. And today, lifestyles are far more active than in years gone by. So much is going on - from bike riding, to racquet sports, to a wide range of...

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Early Diagnosis of Oral Cancer is Important

Posted on Jan 17, 2017

For a dentist, diagnosing oral cancer would include the assessment of growths inside the mouth, cheeks and tongue. Like other cancers, age is a risk factor with oral cancer (most people are 50+). Unfortunately, the national statistics for oral cancer are somewhat shocking. Worse still, delayed diagnosis is one of the main reasons for...

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A Better Understanding of Laser Dentistry

Posted on Jan 11, 2017

With so many technology advances in the dentist’s office, laser dentistry may already be commonplace for some patients. It has become a very effective approach with many dental procedures, allowing for the treatment of very specific areas of the mouth, without the potential to damage surrounding tissue. Whether it’s gum related or tooth...

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