Do I Really Need an Exam?

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If you’re thinking about skipping that twice-annual exam with your dentist, you should probably think twice. Receiving a dental exam and cleaning every six months is an important practice for maintaining your oral health. Your dentist will: Check for Cavities, Gum Disease, and Tooth Decay  Your dentist will check for indicators of cavities, gum disease,… Read more »

What to Do About a Cavity

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Did you suddenly notice a sharp pain while chewing or drinking? You might have a cavity. The treatment you need depends on the severity of the decay, but you will definitely need to see a dentist. In the meantime, there are some things you can do to make yourself more comfortable and prevent the problem… Read more »

Why Braces Are Medically Important

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Are your child’s teeth crowding, angling, or otherwise not coming in properly? If your child’s smile is beginning to look a bit crooked, you might be wondering how important it is to correct this problem with braces. Braces are very expensive. They are definitely an investment, even if you have the assistance of insurance, but… Read more »

Deciding to Pull a Tooth or Save It

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Pull a Tooth or Save It? No one wants to have a hole in their mouth, but sometimes saving a tooth just isn’t possible or recommended. The decision is ultimately up to your dentist, and it will be based on an examination, x-rays, and other tests or information. Before going to the dentist, it is… Read more »