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Caring For Your Dentures

Receiving dentures can be life changing, allowing you to speak, bite, chew, and smile normally! Whether you have partial or full dentures, your device will require special care to ensure it is long lasting and looking its best. Here’s how to properly care for your dentures: Cleaning your dentures Properly cleaning your dentures is important […]

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Improve your Smile with Invisalign

Invisalign is an effective alternative to braces, allowing patients to improve their smile without uncomfortable metal in their mouth! Using a series of clear aligners, you can achieve straighter teeth. Here’s what to expect when you choose to improve your smile with Invisalign. Initial Consultation The initial consultation is the first step to improving your […]

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What is a Root Canal?

A root canal is a treatment to repair and salvage a damaged and/or infected tooth. The term “root canal” originates from the action of cleaning the canals within the tooth’s root. The process involves eliminating the damaged area of the tooth (known as the pulp), filing and shaping the root canals to prevent reinfection, and […]

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When is Tooth Extraction Necessary?

There are two different types of tooth extraction, referred to as simple extractions and surgical extraction. When teeth no longer have a functional place in your mouth or are damaged beyond repair, your dentist may recommend that you have them removed for your comfort and health. What are the Indications for Tooth Removal? Wisdom Teeth […]

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Get Your Smile Ready for the Holidays

With the holidays comes get-togethers with friends and family, and of course, photos to capture those moments. Many people feel uncomfortable showing their smile due to stains and yellowing. Consuming dark colored beverages like coffee, wine, and pop, eating foods like berries and tomatoes, and smoking tobacco can all lead to stains on the teeth. […]

Tips to Keep Your Children’s Teeth Healthy This Halloween

Halloween is quickly approaching, which for most kids means lots and lots of candy. While candy can be a sweet treat every now and then, too much of it can lead to dental problems like cavities and gum disease. Read on for some tips to keep your family’s smiles in tip-top shape this Halloween. Limit […]