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  • What Are Baby Teeth, And Why Do They Come Out?
    Many youngsters look forward to finding a surprise under their pillow after a visit from the “tooth fairy.” This fable may comfort children who wonder why their first teeth Read more
  • The Top Ten Reasons To Consider Porcelain Veneers
    A veneer is a thin layer of dental ceramic tooth-colored restorative material, usually made of porcelain, which replaces some of the tooth's enamel and is physically bonded to it. You Read more
  • Fluoride: You
    We know from research extending back to the 1930s that very small amounts of fluoride in drinking water can significantly reduce dental caries (cavities) with no negative health effects. Read more
  • Braces and Other Orthodontic Appliances: Which Type Is Best for You?
    If you are planning orthodontic treatment for yourself or your child, you may have heard about different types of orthodontic appliances (braces) and you may be wondering which type Read more
  • You Think You Have Sleep Apnea. What Now?
    Nearly everyone has snored at some point in life. However, if your sleeping partner routinely tells you that you suffer from this problem, you really should take action to Read more
  • The Differences Between One and Two-Stage Dental Implants
    The best method for permanently replacing a missing tooth is with a dental implant. But did you know that there are two main techniques for placing implants? Implants can Read more
  • Unconscious Habits Can Wear Down Teeth
    If your teeth have a worn appearance, it's possible you have a habit you're not even aware of: clenching or grinding your teeth. Also called “bruxism,” this destructive action Read more
  • What You Can Expect With Treatment Of Gum Disease
    At some point in every person's life, they will experience bleeding gums or gingivitis, a mild inflammation of the gingiva (gums), which is the first stage of periodontal (gum) Read more
  • Understanding the Importance of Pain-Free Dentistry
    No one wants to experience pain when they go to the dentist. However, are you aware that anesthesia is beneficial to both you and your dental professionals? It enables Read more
  • Mouthguards: Is Your Child Or Athlete Protected?
    Nearly everyone who has ever played a sport, or had a child participate in one, has had that panic-filled moment when they witness an injury. And when you consider Read more
  • Sugars: The Good and the Bad
    You probably know that tooth decay results when the bacteria in your mouth release acids after consuming sugars. After you eat sugars, particularly the type of sugar known as Read more
  • If You Snore, Please Read More!
    Do you constantly feel like you are running on empty? Do you snore, feel like napping every day, or even drink multiple cups of coffee just for the caffeine Read more
  • Facts You Should Know About Tooth Wear
    You may have noticed, as you get older, that the enamel of your teeth is looking worn in certain areas. Sometimes tooth wear takes the form of a minor Read more
  • What Is Cosmetic Dentistry?
    “Smile, and the world smiles with you,” the old saying goes. For people who are afraid to smile because they don't like how their smile looks, the twenty-first century Read more
  • How to Get What You Want in Your Smile Makeover
    When you begin a smile makeover in our office, you are embarking on an exciting partnership with my laboratory technician and me. You should be full of excitement and Read more
  • A Future So Bright — Teeth Whitening Facts
    If you cringe at the appearance of your less than pearly whites when you look in the mirror, you are not alone. A frequently requested cosmetic procedure, teeth whitening Read more

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