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4 Tips to Upgrade Your Nighttime Oral Hygiene Routine

While attending routine preventative appointments with your dentist is important, were you aware that there’s something even more critical you can do to preserve your oral health? You may be surprised to learn that maintaining an at-home dental hygiene regimen…

Dental Health and Stress

Uncertainty is a common source of stress. Unfortunately, the unknown nature of the COVID-19 outbreak is causing a lot of uncertainty, thus increasing stress levels in many patients. You may not be aware that stress can have a major impact…

Why is Everyone Afraid of Root Canals?

Root canal: Just hearing the name of the procedure has the power to inspire dread in some people. Although root canals have a reputation of being unpleasant, painful procedures, you might be surprised to find out they’re not as bad…

4 Common Reasons People Get Dental Implants

Have you lost a tooth or teeth to tooth decay or gum disease?  Or maybe in a sports injury or auto accident? Dental implants are the most effective way adults of all ages can restore the appearance and function of…

Floss is Your Ticket to a Happy Smile

Are you brushing regularly but not seeing the results you want? Flossing may be the answer. Even diligent patients often disregard flossing as unimportant. In fact, flossing is vital to maintaining healthy teeth and gums. So how does it work?…

Do I Have Gum Disease?

Gum disease -- clinically known as periodontal disease -- is a common dental ailment that affects one out of every two American adults aged 30 and over. In fact, gum disease is the number one cause of lost teeth in…

Am I A Good Candidate for Dental Implants?

Dental implants are an increasingly popular treatment for patients who are missing teeth due to infection, decay, injury, or who need teeth replaced for some other reason. Dental implants restore the appearance and functioning of your smile, preserving your oral…

Do I Really Need to Replace My Missing Tooth?

For some patients, replacing missing teeth feels like a priority. This is particularly true for patients missing multiple teeth. A large gap in your teeth can make speaking and eating difficult or even painful. For others, particularly people missing a…

Keeping Up with Your Oral Health Over 55

Having good oral health is important no matter what age you are, but you may need to change your dental routine as you grow older. It’s a scientific fact that conditions in our mouths change with the passage of time.…

Are Dental Implants Really the Right Choice?

Dental implants are one of the treatments dentists recommend most highly for replacing missing teeth. While they are certainly an effective and esthetic option, they are not for everyone. How do you know if dental implants are right for you?…