The Truth Behind Popular Dental Misconceptions

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There are many misconceptions about dentistry that can ultimately hinder your oral health. We’re here to clear up these myths so that you can maintain a healthy, beautiful smile.  Some of the most popular dental misconceptions include: 1. Brushing Harder Will Clean Your Teeth Better. When it comes to brushing your teeth, brushing harder or… Read more »

Risk Factors of Oral Cancer

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Oral cancer involves cancers that develop anywhere in the oral cavity. This includes the tongue, gums, lips, inner cheek lining, the floor of the mouth, and roof of the mouth. Additionally, oral cancer falls under the broader category of head and neck cancers. Unfortunately, oral cancer has the potential to be fatal. Understanding the risk… Read more »

The Effects of Chewing Gum on Your Teeth

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Many Americans chew gum to pass the time, relieve stress, and freshen their breath. Although the American Dental Association has given its seal of acceptance to some sugar-free chewing gums, it’s important to be aware of frequent chewing gum use and the effects that it can have on your teeth.  The Downsides of Chewing Gum… Read more »

Myths About Root Canal Treatment

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Root canal treatment is performed when the dental pulp and root canal system become decayed or damaged. This treatment prevents the death of the tooth, relieves pain, and protects the tooth structure.  Unfortunately, there are many myths about root canals that make patients hesitant or anxious to undergo the treatment. Here, we’ll debunk these myths… Read more »

Stabilize Your Teeth with an Implant Overdenture

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Stability is a key concern among patients with dentures. While there are denture adhesives available, they often don’t work for many patients. An unstable denture can make it difficult to eat and make patients uncomfortable in social settings.  Overdentures utilize implant technology for a solution to denture stability concerns. By securing the dentures in place… Read more »

Why You Might Need a Full Mouth Reconstruction

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Full mouth reconstruction involves a series of treatments to rebuild the appearance and health of your smile. This combines cosmetic treatments with general and restorative dentistry for a full restoration of your smile’s beauty, function, and longevity.   What Treatments are Included in Full Mouth Reconstruction? Treatments that may be included in full mouth reconstruction include:… Read more »

Get Your Smile Back with Partial Dentures

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If you’ve experienced significant tooth loss, but still have some natural teeth, you may want to consider getting partial dentures. This dental appliance is used to replace multiple missing teeth while accommodating the remaining teeth in the mouth. With partial dentures, you can regain a full, beautiful smile and protect your oral health.  What Are… Read more »